Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Prof. Dr. Niels Pinkwart

Vice President for Academic Affairs
Prof. Dr. Niels Pinkwart
Photo: Philipp Plum


Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Unter den Linden 6
10099 Berlin


Room 2036


Phone: +49 30 2093-20100
Fax: +49 30 2093-1320100



Curriculum Vitae 


Since October 2021, Prof. Dr. Niels Pinkwart is Vice President for Academic Affairs at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. He studied Computer Science and Mathematics in a teacher education program at the University of Duisburg. Here, he also completed his PhD studies in 2005 with a dissertation on collaborative modeling systems in education. After a post-doctoral researcher position at the Human-Computer Interaction Institute of Carnegie Mellon University, he accepted offers for Assistant Professor and Associate Professor positions at Clausthal University of Technology. In 2013, he moved to Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin where he heads the research group "Computer Science Education / Computer Science and Society". His research interests are at the intersection of digitalization, education and societal/organizational change.

In addition to his activities at HU Berlin, Prof. Pinkwart acts as Scientific Director of the Educational Technology Lab at DFKI Berlin and as Principal Investigator of the Weizenbaum Institute for the Networked Society (German Internet Institute). Within the German Computer Science Association, Prof. Pinkwart is currently member of the steering committee of the section on educational technologies.

Prof. Pinkwart has authored more than 250 peer reviewed publications and has conducted several research projects with funding from DFG, Federal Government and foundations. He is a regular member of a variety of program committees of scientific conferences and currently acts as associate editor of the International Journal of Artificial Intelligence in Education and as member of the editorial boards of the Journal of Educational Data Mining.




Viktoria Konstanze Peymann

Executive Coordinator to the Vice President for Academic Affairs

Phone: +49 30 2093-20104

Room 2033


Mandy Heitland

Office Manager, Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs

Phone: +49 30 2093-20100



 Andrea-Cornelia Riedel Andrea-Cornelia Riedel

  Project Coordinator "Übergänge"

  Phone: +49 30 2093-20107

  Room 2033


Patty Jablonsky


Phone +49 30 2093-20108

Fax: +49 30 2093-1320100

Room 2026