Theresa Bauer, M.Sc.

Research Assistant

Office: Technical University of Munich
Marsstraße 20–22 (rear building)
80335 Munich
Room 473, 4th floor
Phone: +49 89 289 24247
E-Mail:  Theresa Bauer

  • Since 12/2020: Research Assistant and PhD Student at the Assistant Professorship for Business Economics and Vocational Education (Prof. Dr. Manuel Förster), TUM School of Education, Technical University of Munich.
  • 12/2019 - 12/2020: Research Assistant in the digitization project „DEG-DLM2: Deggendorfer Distance Learning Model“ at the department of Digitalization and Innovative Education at the Deggendorf University of Technology (DIT).
  • 10/2019 - 02/2020: Master student at ZF Friedrichshafen AG in the Human Resource Management Department.
    Master-Thesis: „Digitization in Human Resources: reasons, options and assessments concerning the introduction of IT applications in the field of human resource management from the manager´s perspective at ZF Friedrichshafen AG“.
  • 10/2018 - 08/2019: Student Assistant at the Chair of Business and Human Resource Education (Prof. Dr. Manuel Förster) at Otto-Friedrich-University in Bamberg.
  • 04/2018 - 02/2020: Master´s Degree in Business and Human Resource Education at Otto-Friedrich-University in Bamberg (Degree: Master of Science).
  • 10/2017 - 03/2018: Honorary teacher at the State Vocational School Vilshofen
  • 10/2016 - 10/2019: Working Student at Micro Epsilon GmbH & Co. KG, Department Controlling
  • 09/2014 - 03/2018: Bachelor´s Degree in Business Administration and Economics at University of Passau (Degree: Bachelor of Science).
  • 2013: General higher education entrance qualification, Gymnasium Fürstenzell.

  • Collaboration in the project BBI@TUM: Conception and implementation of a part-time Master´s program in a Blended Learning format
  • Accompanying research and further development of the Master's program "Vocational Education & Innovation”
  • Course-related advising of students in the Master's programs Business Education I and II as well as "Vocational Education & Innovation”
  • Course: Theory and Practice of Business and Economic Education (since SS 2021)
  • Practical seminar: Human Resource Training & Management (since 2021)
  • Coordination of the aptitude procedure for the Master´s degree program Business Education I and II
  • Supervision of Master´s theses among others in cooperation with companies and practice partners

  • E-learning and Blended Learning in universities and companies
  • Instructional Design of Blended Learning and E-Learning
  • Heterogeneity of students in university teaching
  • (Digital) education and training in companies

Publications & Conference contributions

Presentations & Conference Papers

  • Bauer, Theresa (2022): Diversity needs Digitality: Learning Success of heterogeneous Students in Blended Learning. Research Colloquium of the Professorship for Business, Economics and Vocational Education. Academy Center Raitenhaslach.
  • Bauer, Theresa; Michel, Selina & Brausch, Maxi (2022): Challenge Based Learning. Research Colloquium of the School of Education. Eindhoven University of Technology (The Netherlands).
  • Bauer, Theresa & Förster, Manuel (2021, September): The Relationship between Emotions and Course Dropout in Classical and Blended Events. Annual Conference of the Section for Vocational and Business Education 2021 of the German Society for Educational Science (DGfE).
  • Bauer, Theresa & Förster, Manuel (2021, September): The Influence of Emotions on Students' Course Dropout in Traditional and Blended Courses. Section Meeting empirical educational Research of the Working Group for Empirical Educational Research (AEPF).


  • Förster, Manuel & Bauer, Theresa (2022): Self-learning Competencies in continuing Vocational Education. CareerDesign@TUM.
  • Fisch, Karina; Bauer, Theresa; Weber, Caroline & Eberhardt, Doris (2020): Teaching in the Digital Age: Blended Learning for Teachers. DigiCamp at the Deggendorf University of Applied Sciences.

Unpublished work

  • Theresa Bauer (2020). "Digitization in Human Resources: Reasons, Options and Evaluations for the Introduction of HR IT Applications from the Perspective of affected Employees - using the Example of ZF Friedrichshafen AG, Passau. Unpublished Master's Thesis at the Otto Friedrich University of Bamberg.