Short CV/Education and training

  • 1966
    School attendance in Altenkirchen, Germany, concluded with the Abitur (A-levels)

  • 1966
    Studied psychology and journalism at Mainz University, Germany

  • 1972
    Doctorate from Mainz University

  • 1972
    Research associate at Heidelberg University, Germany

  • 1976
    Visiting researcher in the USA

  • 1978
    Research fellowship from the German Research Foundation (DFG)

  • 1986
    Habilitation (postdoctoral qualification) in the field of psychology at Heidelberg University

  • 1992
    Professor of social psychology at Saarland University, Germany

  • 1994
    Vice president for teaching and curriculum at Saarland University

  • 2000
    President of Saarland University

  • 2002
    Vice president of the German Rectors' Conference (HRK) for research and early-career scientists

  • 2006 – 2012
    President of the HRK and university professor

  • Since 2012
    President of the German Academic Exchange Service

  • Since 2017
    President of the University Council, Saarland University

Selected publications

  • Wintermantel, M.: Institutionelle Verantwortung für die Promotion. In Wintermantel, M. (ed.), Promovieren heute: Zur Entwicklung der deutschen Doktorandenausbildung im europäischen Hochschulraum (pp. 13-22). Hamburg: edition Körber-Stiftung 2010.

  • Wintermantel, M.: Embedding lifelong learning in German higher education. In: Froment, E. et al. (eds.), EUA Bologna Handbook "Making Bologna Work" (B 1.6-7, pp. 1-5). Berlin: Dr. Josef Raabe Verlags-GmbH 2008.

  • Wintermantel, M.: Die Universität als zentraler Ort der Wissenschaften. In: Magerl, G., Schmidinger, H. (eds.), Einheit und Freiheit der Wissenschaft – Idee und Wirklichkeit (pp. 89-95). Wien: Böhlau 2008.

  • Wintermantel, M.: Hochschulreform aus Sicht der Hochschulen. In: Aus Politik und Zeitgeschichte, Beilage zur Wochenzeitschrift "Das Parlament" 48, 2006. pp. 8-13.

  • Wintermantel, M.: Forschung zwischen Bildung und Ausbildung. In: Girardet, K.M., Brücher, W., Sauder, G. (eds.), Bildung. Ziele – Wege – Probleme. St. Ingbert: Röhrig Universitätsverlag 2004.

  • Wintermantel, M.: Verstehen von Personbeschreibungen. In: Rickheit, G., Herrmann, T., Deutsch, W. (eds.), Psycholinguistik. Ein internationales Handbuch (pp. 643-652), Berlin, New York: de Gruyter 2003.

  • Wintermantel, M.: Die sprachliche Darstellung von Sachverhalten und Ereignissen. In: Herrmann, T., Grabowski, J. (eds.), Enzyklopädie der Psychologie, Vol. 1, Sprachproduktion (pp. 659-685). Göttingen, Bern, Toronto, Seattle: Hogrefe Verlag für Psychologie 2003.

  • Wintermantel, M., Krolak-Schwerdt, S.: Eindrucksbildung aus Personbeschreibungen: Der Einfluss der syntaktischen Kohärenz auf die soziale Kognition. In: Zeitschrift für Sozialpsychologie 33, 2002. pp. 45-64.

  • Wintermantel, M.: Identität und Kommunikation. In: Kelter, R. (ed.), Kommunikation und Medien im 3. Jahrtausend. St. Ingbert: Röhrig Universitätsverlag 1999.

  • Wintermantel, M., Becker-Beck, U.: Interaktionssteuerung bei der computervermittelten Kommunikation. In: Kallmeyer, W. (ed.), Sprache und neue Medien (pp. 179-194). Berlin, New York: de Gruyter 2000.


Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Member of the executive committee, European University Association (EUA)

  • Member of the Austrian Science Board (ÖWR)

  • Member of the board of trustees, Deutsche Telekom foundation

  • Member of the senate, German Research Foundation (DFG)

  • Member of the senate, Max Planck Society (MPG)

  • Member of the senate, Helmholtz Association of German Research Centres (HGF)

  • Member of the Wilhelm Wundt Society

  • Member of the United Nations University board of trustees

Contact

You can only see the contact information of the academics in the database if you are a registered user of AcademiaNet.
Please register here

Testimonials

  1. Read what our members say about AcademiaNet.

No more excuses!

  1. Please download the brochure "No more excuses" and read more about female experts in Europe, and about AcademiaNet.

Similar profiles

  1. Prof. Dr. Rasha Abdel Rahman

    Social and behavioural sciencesNeurocognitive psychology

  2. Assoc. Prof. Johanna Akujärvi

    Social and behavioural sciences, LanguagesAncient Greek Language and Literature, Translation studies, History of education, History of classical philology

  3. Prof. Dr. Petra Ahrweiler

    Social and behavioural sciencesSimulation of innovation processes in complex social systems

  4. Prof. Dr. Andrea Abele-Brehm

    Social and behavioural sciencesSocial psychology, industrial and organisational psychology