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Hubertus Doetkotte

Hubertus Doetkotte

Associate Lecturer


University of Munich LMU
Faculty for Biology
Institute for Biology Education
Hubertus Doetkotte
Winzererstr. 45/II
80797 München

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Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
Fakultät für Biologie
Institut für die Didaktik der Biologie
Winzererstr. 45/II
80797 München

Office hours:
by arrangement

Hubertus Doetkotte graduated from Acadamy of Philosophy, Munich with a degree of  Master of Arts (M.A.) with main subjects natural philosophy, epistemology, and ethics. Following a teaching degree from the University of Munich, he worked for several years as a teacher in a secondary school. Since 2004, he is in charge of students who want to become a teacher at secondary schools at the Institute for Biology Education. His main interest is on bioethical issues and how to implement them in school. Their didactical implementation in school is also the focus of his doctoral thesis.


  • 1987-1991 Study of philosophy, Academy of Philosophy, Munich
  • 1991-1993 Study of adult education, Academy of Philosophy, Munich
  • 1994-1998 Teacher training for Hauptschule (subject biology), LMU Munich
  • 1998-2000 Internship  teacher at Hauptschule, Leipziger Str. 7, Munich
  • 2000-2006 Teacher at Hauptschule, Leipziger Str. 7, Munich
  • 2004 Consultant  for the curriculum Hauptschule 2004
  • 2004-2006 Part-time research assistant at the Institute for Biology Education, Department I, LMU Munich
  • 2006-2012 Research assistant at the Institute for Biology Education, Department I, LMU Munich
  • since 2012 Teacher at Hauptschule, Leipziger Str. 7, Munich

Teaching/ Courses

  • Basics of Biology (lecture)
  • Tutorials on Botanical and Zoological Systematics
  • Tutorials on Methodological and Didactical Competencies
  • Seminar on Interdisciplinary Aspects of Education in Real- and Hauptschule, in Cooperation with Didactics of Physics and Didactics of Chemistry (only in winter semester)
  • Seminar with Tutorials on Interdisciplinary Aspects in Natur und Technik
  • (Nature and technology; in Cooperation with the Enrichment Programme of Maria Theresia-Gymnasium, Munich; only in summer semester)

Supervision of degree theses (Zulassungsarbeiten)