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Prof. Dr. Uwe Wilkesmann

Prof. Dr. Uwe Wilkesmann Photo of Prof. Dr. Uwe Wilkesmann

(+49)231 755-6630

(+49)231 755-6611

Address 44139 Dortmund

Center for Higher Education
TU Dortmund University
Hohe Str. 141
44139 Dortmund

Curriculum Vitae


1998 Habilitation (German Professor qualification)
Ruhr-University Bochum , Germany . Sociology. Habilitation Titel: Learning within Organizations. The production of collective learning processes.
1993 Ph.D.
Ruhr-University Bochum , Germany . Social Psychology. Dissertation Title: Towards a Logic of Collective Action in Company Teams. (Summa Cum Laude)
Ruhr-University Bochum . Philosophy. Thesis Title: Economy and Society in the New Philosophical-Economical Democracy Theories.


Since 2011
Managing the merger of the Center for Higher Education and Director of the Center for Higher Education at the TU Dortmund University
September 2010
Visiting Associate Professor, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering
2008 - 2014
Adjunct Professor of the Knowledge Management Research Centrr (Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering) at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Since March 2006
Professor (Chair) of Organizational Studies, Continuing Education, and Social Management and Director of the Center for Continuing Education, TU Dortmund University.
Professor for Organization Sociology. Stand-in-Chairmanship. Ludwig Maximilians University Munich . Department of Sociology.
February - March 2005
Visiting Scholar University of Connecticut. Department of Sociology, USA.
Extraordinary Professor for Organization Studies. Ruhr-University Bochum . Faculty of Social Science.
Professor for Organization Sociology. Stand-in Chairmanship. University Hamburg , Germany . Department of Sociology.
Research Fellow. Ruhr-University Bochum . Faculty of Social Science.
Research Fellow. Institute for Work and Engineering, Science Centre North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.


Service to the Community

Liaison lecture Hans-Böckler Foundation

2010 - 2014 Chairman German Organization Sociology

Chairman Continuing Education Association Dortmund

Member of the Scientific Advisory Council of the German Centre for Higher Education Research and Science Studies (DZHW)