Our members are researchers and scholars, who engage in interdisciplinary research and who are involved in projects in the research areas of school, education and higher education research. The Forum for Didactics/Science of Teaching Methodology, that consists of representatives from different areas of didactics at JGU, is part of the pillar of school research.

Researchers and scholars from other universities and colleges, as well as junior JGU researchers, are invited to apply for associated membership. Members with associated membership status, as well as junior JGU researchers, are given the opportunity to participate in ZSBH activities. However, they are not eligible to vote. ZSBH supports research activities (research) of researchers and scholars in many different ways.

Upon approval of your ZSBH membership, you will enjoy the following benefits:

  • Access to different networking formats and opportunities to encourage networking with researchers, both within and outside of JGU, as well as networking with representatives of education policy and educational governance
  • Participation in joint working groups/centers within the main research faculties and institutes at JGU and collaboration with other research institutions
  • Regular implementation of interdisciplinary workshops on methodology focusing on quantitative and qualitative research methods
  • The fostering of application-related and project-related experience, for example, through financial support during the initial application process and/or during the preparatory stage of new research projects
  • The initiation of doctoral and research colloquia, as well as small post-graduate research groups
  • Regular information about current research support programs, as well as workshops and events for researchers and scholars

If you would also like to become a member of the ZSBH and benefit from the funding opportunities as well as event formats, please fill out the following application (german only).


Upon receipt of your application, the Coordination Committee will decide on your membership at the next meeting. The office will then contact you to confirm your membership.

Members of the ZSBH will regularly receive a newsletter with current information on events and calls for proposals in the context of the research funding of the ZSBH.
For better visibility and networking among members, they will also be listed (with details of name, institute affiliation and e-mail) on the homepage.

By submitting the membership application, you automatically agree to receive the newsletter as well as to be published as a new member on our homepage.
Please inform us in good time if you wish to object to either of these.