Short CV/Education and training

  • Since 2013
    Fellowship of the Gutenberg Research College of Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany

  • Since 2006
    Full professor, Chair of Business and Economics Education at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz

  • 2006
    Habilitation in educational sciences, (postdoctoral qualification)

  • 2004
    Doctorate in educational sciences, business education, and economics

  • 2002 – 2006
    Research Assistant, Humboldt University of Berlin

  • 1995 – 2000
    Humboldt University of Berlin: Studied Economics and Business education (major fields of study: statistics, auditing and management accounting, corporate theory and corporate policy, and human resources at Technical University of Berlin)

Selected publications

  • Zlatkin-Troitschanskaia, O., Pant, H. A., Lautenbach, C., Molerov, D., Toepper, M., & Brückner, S. (2016). Modeling and Measuring Competencies in Higher Education: Approaches to Challenges in Higher Education Policy and Practice. Wiesbaden: Springer VS.

  • Pant, H. A., & Zlatkin-Troitschanskaia, O. (2016). Valid Assessment of Student Competencies in Higher Education – Methodological Innovations and Perspectives for Educational Measurement [Special issue]. Journal of Educational Measurement, 53(3).

  • Zlatkin-Troitschanskaia, O., Pant, H. A., & Coates, H. (2016). Assessing student learning outcomes in higher education: Challenges and international perspectives [Special issue]. Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 41(5).

  • Zlatkin-Troitschanskaia, O., & Shavelson, R. (2015). Assessment of Domain-specific Professional Competencies [Thematic series]. Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training, 2015(7).

  • Zlatkin-Troitschanskaia, O., Blömeke, S., & Pant, H. A. (2015). Competency research in higher education: Conceptual and methodological challenges and perspectives for future interdisciplinary research [Special issue]. Peabody Journal of Education, 90(4).

  • Zlatkin-Troitschanskaia, O., Nickolaus, R. & Beck, K. (2013). Kompetenzmodellierung und Kompetenzmessung bei Studierenden der Wirtschaftswissenschaften und der Ingenieurwissenschaften [Sonderheft]. Lehrerbildung auf dem Prüfstand, 6(2).

  • Beck, K. & Zlatkin-Troitschanskaia, O. (2010). Lehrerprofessionalität: Was wir wissen und was wir wissen müssen [Sonderheft]. Lehrerbildung auf dem Prüfstand, 3(1).

  • Zlatkin-Troitschanskaia, O. (2006). Steuerbarkeit von Bildungssystemen mittels politischer Reformstrategien – Interdisziplinäre theoretische Analyse und empirische Studie zur Erweiterung der Autonomie im öffentlichen Schulwesen. Frankfurt a. M.: Lang.

  • Zlatkin-Troitschanskaia, O. (2005). Dynamik und Stabilität in Berufsbildungssystemen – Eine theoretische und empirische Untersuchung von Transformationsprozessen am Beispiel Bulgariens und Litauens. Frankfurt a. M.: Lang.

Selected projects

  • Positive Learning in the Age of Information (PLATO) (High Potential Research Area of JGU), 2016 – 2023

  • International Collaborative for Performance Assessment of Learning – Research and Development (iPAL), since 2016

  • Shaping the Way Higher Education Institutions Do Research and Innovation with and for Society (as part of the EU program ‘Research and Innovation LOOP’), 2021 – 2023

  • Fostering Subject-Specific Competencies of Prospective Teachers Using Video-Based ELMaWi Tools (ELMaWi-Transfer), 2020 – 2022

  • Technology and Economics: Integrated Didactics (TWIND) (as part of the German program ‘Teacher Training Quality Campaign’), 2019 – 2023

  • Mapping Competency Acquisition in Higher Education and its Influences (KoKoHs-Map), 2020 – 2021

  • Metaproject on Research for the Internationalization of Vocational Education and Training (MP-INVET), 2020 – 2022

  • The Digital Information Landscape and its Impact on Students' Online Learning (DIAPASON), 2021 – 2024

  • Performance Assessment of Domain-specific and Generic Use of Online Media by Young Professionals (BRIDGE), 2020 – 2023

  • Study Success and Opportunities for Refugees in Higher Education – An Effectiveness Analysis, SUCCESS, 2017 – 2019

  • Validation of an entrance examination in the study domain of business and economics – A national and international comparative study of universities and universities of applied sciences (WiWiSET), 2016 – 2019

  • Erfassung fachspezifischer Kompetenzen bei Lehramtsstudierenden der Fächer Mathematik und Wirtschaftswissenschaften, ElMaWi, 2016 – 2019

  • Research transfer project of the research program “Modeling and Measuring Competencies in Higher Education – Validation and Methodological Innovations”, KoKoHs II, 2015 – 2019

  • Evidenzbasiertes Handeln im schulischen Mehrebenensystem – Bedingungen, Prozesse und Wirkungen, EviS II, 2013 – 2016

  • Coordination project of the research program “Modeling and Measuring Competencies in Higher Education”, KoKoHs I, 2011 – 2015

  • Modellierung und Messung wirtschaftswissenschaftlicher Fachkompetenz bei Studierenden bzw. Hochschulabsolventen mittels Adaptation und Weiterentwicklung vorliegender amerikanischer und spanischsprachiger Messinstrumente, WIWIKOM, EGEL/TUCE, 2011 – 2015

  • Evidenzbasiertes Handeln im schulischen Mehrebenensystem – Bedingungen, Prozesse und Wirkungen, EViS I, 2010 – 2013

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Advisory board of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) research program „Entwicklung einer webbasierten Lernumgebung für Weiterbildung, Kompetenzerwerb und Professionalisierung von Lehrenden der Erwachsenenbildung (EULE)“

  • Advisory board of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) research program ASCOT (Technology-oriented competency assessment in vocational education)

  • Scientific Advisory Board of the EA European Academy of Technology and Innovation Assessment GmbH

  • American Economic Association (AEA)

  • European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction (EARLI)

  • American Educational Research Association (AERA)

  • National Council on Measurement in Education (NCME)

Soft Skills/Other activities and achievements

Other activities and achievements/family

  • Married, two children (daughter and son)


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