Prof. Dr. Isolde Malmberg


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Isolde Malmberg, born in Linz (Northern Austria), studied French, Music and instrumental education with the main subjects singing and piano at the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna.
From 1996 to 2004 she worked as a high school and instrumental  teacher as well as choir conductor. She supervised school internships as a mentor at the Institute for Music Education (IMP) of the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna.

Afterwards, she worked as a university assistant at IMP from 2004 to 2010. In 2010 she submitted her dissertation in music pedagogics (Franz Niermann) on the subject of project methods and music education in school. From 2010 to 2013 Isolde Malmberg was Senior Scientist at the IMP and from 2014 to 2016 she was assistant professor at the same institute.
In 2015/2016 she received a call both to PH Freiburg (W3) as well as to the hmt Rostock (W2). Her choice fell on the hmt Rostock.

Isolde Malmberg was appointed as professor for music pedagogigcs/music didactics at the hmt Rostock on the 1st of October 2016, where she is in charge of Music for Primary School and special needs education.

Main areas of research:

  • Mentoring and introductory phase of profession in music, Research project TRANSFER within in the project PrOBe
  • Practitioner Research, Design Based Research
  • Transcultural music education

Activities of international networking and editing