Short CV/Education and training

  • 1973 – 1982
    Karl-Friedrich-Gymnasium (grammar school), Mannheim, Germany

  • 1983
    Cértificat de Langue Francaise at the Sorbonne, Paris, France

  • 1983 – 1985
    Studied philosophy, history and law at the University of Mannheim

  • 1985 – 1988
    University of Konstanz: Magister degree (MA) in philosophy and history

  • 1985 – 1989
    University of Freiburg: 1st state examination in law

  • 1988 – 1990
    University of Konstanz: Doctoral studies

  • 1990
    University of Konstanz: Doctorate in philosophy

  • 1991 – 1993
    University of Konstanz

  • 1994 – 1996
    Habilitation (postdoctoral qualification) fellowship from the German Research Foundation (DFG)

  • 1996
    University of Konstanz: Habilitation (postdoctoral qualification) in philosophy

  • 1996 – 1998
    University of Konstanz

  • 1998 – 2005
    University of Konstanz

  • 2003
    Frankfurt University

  • 2004 – 2005
    Centre for Interdisciplinary Research at Bielefeld University (ZiF)

  • 2006 – 2007
    Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities (BBAW)

  • 2007 – 2008
    Giessen University

  • 2008 – 2009
    Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities (BBAW)

  • Scince 2010 University of Konstanz: Adjunct professor

  • 2010 – 2014
    Université de Provence

  • Since 2015
    Project manager at the Kurt-Gödel research unit at the Berlin-Brandenburgischen Akademie der Wissenschaften

Selected publications

  • Engelen, E.-M.: Zeit, Zahl und Bild. Studien zur Verbindung von Philosophie und Wissenschaft bei Abbo von Fleury, Berlin/New York (Walter de Gruyter), 1993.

  • Engelen, E.-M.: Das Feststehende bestimmt das Mögliche. Semantische Untersuchungen zu Möglichkeitsurteilen, Stuttgart (Frommann-Holzboog), 1999.

  • Engelen, E.-M.: Erkenntnis und Liebe. Zur fundierenden Rolle des Gefühls bei den Leistungen der Vernunft, Göttingen (Vandenhoeck&Ruprecht), 2003.

  • Engelen, E.-M.: Descartes, Leipzig (Reclam), 2005.

  • Engelen, E.-M.: Gefühle, Stuttgart (Reclam), 2007.

  • Engelen, E.-M. (Hg.): Schwerpunktheft "Naturalismus und Naturgeschichte". In der Deutschen Zeitschrift für Philosophie, Heft 6, 2001.

  • Engelen, E.-M., Becker, K., Milo, V. (Hg.): Ethisierung – Ethikferne. Wie viel Ethik braucht die Wissenschaft?, Berlin (Akademie Verlag), 2003.

  • Engelen, E.-M., Röttger-Rössler, B. (Hg.): "Tell me about love" – Kultur und Natur der Liebe, Paderborn (Mentis Verlag), 2006.

  • Engelen, E.-M. Fleischhack, Ch., Galizia, C. G., Landfester, K..: Heureka – Evidenzkriterien in den Wissenschaften. Ein Kompendium für den interdisziplinären Gebrauch, hg. v., Heidelberg (Spektrum akademischer Verlag), 2010.

  • Engelen, E.-M.: Vom Leben zur Bedeutung: Philosophische Studien zum Verhältnis von Gefühl, Bewusstsein und Sprache, Berlin/Boston (De Gruyter Verlag), 2014.


Selected projects

  • Philosophical observations made by Kurt Gödel

  • Knowledge, Language and Memory, together with Julia Fischer, Hans Markowitsch and Julian Nida-Rümelin, at the Lichtenberg Kolleg – Institute for Advanced Study at the University at University of Göttingen, 2010

  • The Feeling of Being Alive, together with the research group "Functions of the consciousness", at the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities (BBAW), 2010

  • Transcultural Universals: Empathy, together with Birgitt Röttger-Rössler, at the Hanse Wissenschaftskolleg (HWK) – Institute for Advanced Study in Delmenhorst, 2009

  • Identity: oblivion and memory. Modern perspectives from the neurosciences, or new wine in old bottles?, 2008

  • Chaired seminars at the two-day Studienkolleg (class for advanced studies) "Biological and cultural foundations of human thinking" of the Forum Scientiarum at the University of Tübingen, 2007

  • Chaired seminars in the doctoral programme "Identities in Europe – European Identity", 2007

  • Co-organiser "Facets of love". Third Workshop of the Centre for Interdisciplinary Research (ZiF) – Research group "Emotions as bio-cultural processes", 2005

  • The Junge Akademie of feelings. Results. Interdisciplinary symposium held by the working group "Representation" of the Junge Akademie (academy of young scientists), 2003

  • Emotional shift? The Junge Akademie of feelings. Interdisciplinary symposium held by the working group "Representation" of the Junge Akademie (academy of young scientists), 2002

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Designee of the council of the Junge Akademie (academy of young scientists), 2002 – 2003

  • Member of the executive committee of the Junge Akademie 2001 – 2002

  • Member of the Junge Akademie, 2000 – 2005; a new founding of the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities (BBAW) and the National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina

  • AGPD – Allgemeine Gesellschaft für Philosophie in Deutschland (Society for Philosophy in Germany)

  • GANPH – Gesellschaft für Antike Philosophie (Association for Ancient Philosophy)

Media coverage

  • Article on Eva-Maria Engelen at Wikipedia

  • http://www.bbaw.de/forschung/goedel

  • http://www.uni-konstanz.de/philosophie/index.php?article_id=37&clang=0

Additional qualifications

  • Founding member of the Junge Akademie (academy of young scientists) of the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities (BBAW) and the National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina


Soft Skills/Other activities and achievements

Other activities and achievements/family

  • Married, with two children


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