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Sabine Seufert

Sabine Seufert

Sabine Seufert

Prof. Dr.

Full Professor of Management of Educational Innovations

IBB-HSG
St. Jakob-Strasse 21

9000 St. Gallen
Main Focuses

Management von Bildungsinnovationen; Medienkompetenzen, technologiegestützes Lernen; Kompetenzentwicklung in informellen Kontexten

Digital Transformation in Education

Artificial Intelligence in Education

Fields of research

Education Management

Educational Technologies

Further fields of research

Digital Competences

Digital Transformation in Education

Artificial Intelligence in Education

Digital, smart Learning and Teaching

Education

2006
Habilitation venia legendi in Business Education at the University of St.Gallen. Entitled: "Innovationsorientiertes Bildungsmanagement - Hochschulentwicklung durch Sicherung der Nachhaltigkeit von eLearning als didaktische Innovation in der Hochschullehre"

1997
2nd State Examination including completion of preparatory service at business vocational schools in Bavaria, Germany

1994–1996
Doctorate (Dr. rer. pol.) in information management at the Westphalian Wilhelms University in Münster. Dissertation entitled: “Computer Assisted Learning – Basis, Variants, Development”

1988–1993
University degree (Dipl. Hdl.) in Business Education with focal point on business computer sciences at the Friedrich-Alexander University in Nuremberg

Professional Career

Since 2021
Director of the newly founded Institute of Educational Management and Educational Technologies at the University of St. Gallen

Since 12/2020
Professor for Business Education and Educational Management at the University of St. Gallen, 

2009 - 2020
Director of the Institute of Business Education and Educational Management at the University of St. Gallen

6-9/2008
Guest Professor at the University of Southern Queensland (USQ), Brisbane, Australia

12/2007-1/2008
Offered Chair of Business Education at the University of Innsbruck, Austria (2007), Offered Chair and Research Director Position of Innovations in Learning at the University of Southern Queensland (USQ), Brisbane, Australia (2008)

2006-2009
Assistant Professor in Business Education at the University of St.Gallen

2000
Visiting Scholar at the Stanford Learning Lab, Prof. Dr. Larry Friedlander and Prof. Dr. Larry Leifer at the Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, USA

1999–2003
Programme Director of the Executive MBA in New Media and Communication at the Institute for Media and Communication Management, chair Prof. Dr. Peter Glotz, University of St.Gallen, Switzerland

1997–2006
Elected to full-time senior lecturer for Media and Communication Management, since 2003 for Education Management at the University of St.Gallen

1997–1999
Fellow Founder and Project Manager of the Learning Center at the Institute for Information Management, chair Prof. Dr. Andrea Back at the University of St.Gallen

1995–1997
Teaching post as a Probationary Teacher at the Bavarian vocational schools of Erlangen and Schweinfurt

1994–1995
Human Resource Manager at the Tax and Audit Office Dresden. Fürst & Partner GmbH in Nuremberg

1992–1994
Lecturer for Microsoft products (Windows, Winword, PowerPoint), CBT Software Developer for the Bundesanstalt für Arbeit (Federal Employment Service) in Nuremberg

1989–1992
MIS Consultant for Dr. Alfons Madeja Consultants, Nuremberg. Lecturer in Business Management and Organisation at the Acadamy for Administration and Business (Verwaltungs- und Wirtschaftsakademie (VWA)) in Nuremberg

Affiliations

Mitglied des Supervisory Body CEL, European Foundation for Management Development, Brüssel
Mitglied des Advisory Board für das Journal „Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training (ERVET)”
EARLI Mitglieschaft
DFGP Mitgliedschaft

Editorial Board
  • International Journal of Learning Technology, IJLT
  • International Journal of Advanced Corporate Learning, IJAC 
Additional Information

Since 2012

Expert for oral examinations (Matura) at the Kantonal Schools in St.Gallen (Kantonsschulen)

 

2007-2010

Scientific Board Member Member of the LEARNTEC in Karlsruhe, Germany

 

Since 2009

Academic Lead of the Center for Learning and Teaching in Higher Education (Hochschuldidaktisches Zentrum (HDZ)

 

2004-2009

Advisory Board Member of the Credit Suisse Business School, Zurich

 

Since 2008

Advisory Board Member for the Journal „Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training (ERVET)

 

4/2002-4/2004

Vice-President (2002) and President (2003-2004) of the Mid-Level Faculty (Mittelbauvertretung) at the University of St. Gallen

 

Since 2004

Supervisory Body Member CEL, European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD), Brussels

 

Since 2003

Executive Director of the Swiss Centre for Innovations in Learning (scil), initiated and supported from 2003-2010 by the Gebert Rüf Foundation, at the Institute of Business Education and Education Management at the University of St.Gallen

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