Sarah Kellberg, M.A.

External Doctoral Candidate

Contact Details:
TU Munich, TUM School of Social Sciences and Technology

Postal Address: Arcisstraße 21, D-80333 Munich
Visiting Address: Marsstraße 20, Room: 451, D-80335 Munich

Phone: +49 (0)89/ 289-25109

Email: sarah.kellberg(at)

Hours: by appointment


Sarah Kellberg has been an external doctoral student at the TUM School of Education since January 2018 and since March 2017 a research assistant at the IPN in Kiel and at the Deutsches Museum in Munich. She was previously curator of the special exhibition energie.wenden at the latter,and which is also the starting point for her current dissertation project.

Before that, she completed a scientific internship at the Deutsches Museum from 2012 to 2014 after completing her studies in anthropology, ethnology and art history at the Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz and the Universidad Autónoma in Madrid.

Research interests

  • Socioscientific Issues
  • Science Communication & Science Education
  • cognitive und motivational learning processes in exhibitions
  • Designing informal learning opportunities / exhibition design


„energie.wenden: Promoting Energy Literacy with an interactive exhibition.“ The project is part of the Kiel Science Outreach Campus (KiSOC), a newly founded science campus of the Leibniz Society and is supervised by Prof. Dr. Doris Lewalter (Professorship for formal and informan education, TUM School of Education) and Prof. Dr. Jeffrey Nordine (Professorship for Physics Didactics, IPN, Leibniz Institute for Science and Mathematics Education Kiel)

Links/further information



Newinger, C., Geyer, C., & Kellberg, S. (Eds.) (2017). energie.wenden: Energy transitions as chance and challenge in our time. München: oekom verlag.

Kellberg, S., & Newinger, C. (2018). Turning energy around: An interactive exhibition experience. Science Museum Group Journal, 9(9).