Biographical Note

Wolfgang Jütte , Prof. Dr.juette_wolfgang_sw

Wolfgang Jütte holds a doctoral degree in Adult Education from University of Münster and started his career as a Research Specialist at the UNESCO-Institute for Lifelong Learning, Hamburg. He is currently Professor in the Faculty of Education at the University of Bielefeld.

He is

  • Co-Editor of the European Journal for Research on the Education and Learning of Adults (RELA)
  • Co-Convenor of the ESREA Network on “Adult Educators, Trainers and their Professional Development”
  • Head of the  Center for University Continuing Education of the University Bielefeld (ZWW)
  • Associate Expert for  PASCAL (Place Management, Social Capital and Learning Region) International Observatory |

His main research is focused on

  • Co-operation and Network Research
  • Professionalization of Adult Educators
  • International and Comparative Adult education,
  • University Continuing Education

He was involved in several EU Projects

  • member of the Tempus-Project „Vernetzte gestufte Aus- und Weiterbildung in Bildungsmanagement“ (159371-TEMPUS-DE-TEMPUS-JPCR)
  • member of the 6th Framework EU-Programme: “Strategies for inclusion and social cohesion in Europe from education. Citizens and governance in a knowledge based society” [FP6-028603-2] (2006 – 2008)
  • coordinator of the Latin-American-European Project (EU-Programme ALFA) on ”University and Continuing Education” [II-0245-A] (2002-2005)

He has extensively published on the analysis of cooperative structures and networking in adult education -> publications



University of Bielefeld
Faculty for Educational Science
AG 6 Weiterbildung und Bildungsmanagement
Universitätsstr. 25, 33615 Bielefeld, Germany