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Academic interests

Geometry; Mathematical Modelling at school and university; Empirical studies on the professional competence and beliefs of mathematics teachers and the effectiveness of mathematics teacher education; Mixed Methods Research in mathematics education


2015 - 2017: Research Fellow (Post-doc) at the University of Hamburg (working group of Prof. Dr. Gabriele Kaiser)

2014 - 2015: Referendariat (Practical Teacher Eduaction) in Hamburg (Mathematics, Religious Education and Drama)

2014: PhD in Mathematics Education from University of Hamburg (Read online)

2009 - 2014: Scientific Assistant at the University of Hamburg (working group of Prof. Dr. Gabriele Kaiser)

2002 - 2008: Studies at the University of Hamburg (Mathematics and Theology for teaching upper Secondary Level)

born in 1982


2019: Cappelen Damm Faglitterært Forfatterstipend 2019 Award for the planned book "Mathematikdidaktikk i praksis for lærere 8-13" (together with Helmer Aslaksen, Arne Hole and Guri Nortvedt). (Read more)

2015: Karl-H.Ditze Award from the University of Hamburg for the outstanding quality of dissertation "Mulitiperspektivische Ansätze zur Messung des Lehrerprofessionswissens in der Mathematiklehramtsausbildung" (Read more)

2014: Waxmann Poster Award on the 48. annual meeting of the German Society of Didactics of Mathematics for the work "Einstellungen von Lehramtsstudierenden zur Geschichte der Mathematik " (together with Sebastian Schorcht)


Nils Buchholtz on Research Gate

Tags: Mathematics Education, Teacher education, Professional competence of teachers
Published Apr. 5, 2017 1:10 PM - Last modified Sep. 16, 2020 5:49 PM