2014- current Professor at Institute for Positive Psychology and Education, ACU
2011- current em. Professor of Psychology, Freie Universität-Berlin, Germany
2011-current Professor at the University of Social Sciences and Humanities, Wroclaw, Poland
1998-2005 Adjunct Professor, York University, Canada
1994-1995 Visiting Professor at The Chinese University of Hong Kong
1990-1991 Visiting Professor at the University of California Los Angeles
1982-2011 Full Professor of Psychology, Freie Universität-Berlin, Germany
1976-1982 Full Professor of Education and Didactics, Technical University Aachen, Germany
Contributed >500 publications yielding an h-index of 70 and> 20,000 citations according to GoogleScholar.
Coorganizer of the International Congress of Psychology (ICP) in Berlin, 2008
Other Professional Activities:
Editorial board member of 8 journals.
Editor-in-Chief: Applied Psychology: Health and Well-Being (Wiley)
Founding Editor: Anxiety, Stress, and Coping: An International Journal (Taylor&Francis)
Founding Co-Editor: Zeitschrift für Gesundheitspsychologie (German Journal of Health Psychology, Hogrefe)
Past-President: European Health Psychology Society (EHPS).
Past President: Health Psychology Division of International Association of Applied Psychology (IAAP).
Past President: Stress and Anxiety Research Society (STAR).
1996: John F. Diefenbaker Award, Toronto, Canada
2007: Deutscher Psychologiepreis (German National Psychology Award)
2010: Award for Distinguished Scientific Contributions of the International Association of Applied Psychology (IAAP).
Bibliography and full CV can be found at the website www.RalfSchwarzer.de.
Prüfungsfächer: Psychologie, insbesondere Gesundheitspsychologie, Pädagogische Psychologie
The main research focus lies on stress, coping, social support, self-efficacy, and health behaviours. More information can be retrieved via