Mag. phil. Anita Mörth

Anita Mörth Photo: Hardy Welsch

Email: anita.moerth

Phone: +49 2331 987-4062

Room: 16


  • since April 2016: Research Associate at the FernUniversität in Hagen (projects: 2016–2020: The joint Federal Government-Länder Competition “Advancement through Education: Open Universities”; 2021: "German Digital Open University – Developing structural models of digital higher education in Germany")
  • 2009–03/2016: Researcher at the Research Center for Research on Continuing Education and Education Management at the German University for Continuing Education and in the Department Quality Management and Accreditation
  • 2006–2008: Researcher at the Quality Management Department and the Vice Rectorat for Teaching at the Danube University Krems
  • 2006: Project Employee at the University of Graz in a Project for gender sensitive didactics
  • Until 2006: Diploma studies in Educational Sciences with a focus on Continuing Education and Gender Studies at the University of Graz (Austria)

Research Focus

  • Research on Continuing Education and Management
  • Gender & Diversity
  • Quality Management
  • Teaching and Learning with new media
  • organisational implementation of innovations

Selected English-language Publications

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  • Cendon, Eva, Schulte, Dorothée, & Mörth, Anita (2021). University continuing education as an innovation lab for future education – potentials and limitations. European Journal of University Lifelong Learning (EJULL), 5(1), 15–26. DOI: 10.53807/0501asxt.
  • Dadze-Arthur, Abena & Mörth, Anita (2021). Testing ZELPH ['sɛlf] – a self-assessment instrument to surface intended and unintended outcomes of work-integrating pedagogies. Journal of Work-Applied Management. 13(1), pp. 36-50. Retrieved from
  • Dadze-Arthur, Abena & Mörth, Anita (2020). The contribution of case studies to conceptualising the implementation of work-integrating higher education. eucen Studies. eJournal of University Lifelong Learning. 4(2). pp. 1-10. Retrieved from
  • Dadze-Arthur, Abena; Mörth, Anita; Cendon, Eva (2020): International Trailblazers: Work-Based Higher Education in Selected Higher Education Institutions in the US, England and Denmark. Results of an International Case Study Research Project. Thematischer Bericht der wissenschaftlichen Begleitung des Bund-Länder-Wettbewerbs „Aufstieg durch Bildung: offene Hochschulen“. Retrieved from
  • Mörth, Anita (2016). Quality Management Practices in Lifelong Learning Programs at German Higher Education Institutions: Answers from the Fringe to Emerging Challenges for All. In Walter Nuninger and Jean-Marie Chatelet (Eds.), Handbook of Research on Quality Assurance and Value Management in Higher Education (Chapter 5). Hershey: IGI Global.
  • Cendon, Eva; Dehnbostel, Peter; Mikoleit, Maria & Mörth, Anita (2014). Validation of Non-Formal/Informal Learning in Russian Higher Education. Country Report Germany. Berlin University for Professional Studies: Berlin.