Akad. Dir. Klaus König

Klaus König has been Akademischer Direktor at the Chair of Didactics of Religion, Catechetics, and Religious Education at the Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt since 1995.

Klaus König
Akad. Dir. Klaus König
Akademischer Direktor
Building Ulmer Hof | Room: UH-108a
Postal Address
Ostenstr. 26
85072 Eichstätt
Office hours
By appointment (please arrange an appointment by e-mail)

Résumé

  • 1959 Born in Giessen
  • 1978 Abitur (university entrance qualification) in Alsfeld / Oberhessen
  • 1978-1983 Studied Catholic theology and history teaching for secondary school (Gymnasium) at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz
  • 1984-1985 National service
  • 1985-1986 Teacher training
  • 1986-1989 Teacher at secondary schools (Gesamtschulen) in Hesse
  • 1989-1994 Research associate at the Chair of Catholic Religious Education at Justus Liebig University Giessen
  • 1995-present Akademischer Direktor at the Chair of Didactics of Religion, Catechetics, and Religious Education at the Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt

Research interests

Information on Klaus König’s research projects is available in the KU’s research database.

Klaus König’s work covers the following topics: 

  • Religious learning in the context of history
  • Music in religious studies classes
  • Religious studies teaching and religious culture
  • Textbooks for religious studies for use in Mittelschule in Bavaria

Detailed information is available in German here.

Publikationen

A complete list of publications is available on the KU’s publication server. Information on Klaus König’s book publications is available here. The listed publications are available in German.

Courses (in German)

Regular courses
  • Basismodul Religionsdidaktik. Unterrichtsfach GS / MS / RS / Gym sowie Tripeldidaktik  (seminar)
  • Aufbaumodul Religionsdidaktik für GS / MS / RS (seminar)
  • Unterrichtspraxis 1 - 3 für GS / MS / RS / Gym (seminar)
  • Fachreflexion / Orientierungskurs Katholische Theologie (seminar)
  • Religionspädagogik als Begleitveranstaltung zum Schulpraktikum (seminar)
  • BA-/MA-Kolleg (seminar)

Mitgliedschaften & Gremientätigkeiten

Memberships in academic associations
Roles at the University
  • Member of the Faculty Council (winter semester 2015/16 to summer semester 2017)
  • Member of the KU’s Center for Teacher Education and Education Research (KU ZLB)