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Prof. Dr. Katharina Gröning

Professor , Fakultät für Pädagogik, Bielefeld University

Network Professorship

Education with emphasis on theory and history of gender relations


Pro-Vice-Chancellor since 2004; 2001-2004 dean of the teaching faculty at the University of Bielefeld; 1999 appointed to the chair at the University of Bielefeld, teaching faculty; 1993 chair of social studies department at the Erfurt University of Applied Sciences (professor for social education focusing on gerontology and elderly care); 1990-1992 Friedrich Ebert Foundation PhD scholarship. PhD on "Advice-giving in local authority equal opportunities offices: between considerateness and feminism" University of Heidelberg (m.c.l.): 1987-1990 local authority women's officer in Maintal-Hessen; 1982-1986 MA in educational science; 1980-1982 student at Westfalenkolleg Bielefeld; 1978-1980 nursery nurse at the Therapeutic Chidren's Home St. Johannisstift Paderborn; 1975-1978 nursery nurse training; born 1957.

Focus of Work

Counselling with particular attention to societal gender relations, psychoanalysis of social institutions, intergenerational relationships, domestic care.


counselling, psychoanalysis, generation, care, counselling, gender relations, society, inter-generational relations, domestic care


Social Sciences