Digital citizenship education
Professor Dirk LANGE is a professor for Politische Bildung (civic education) at University Vienna and University Hannover, where he developed a research focus called Bürgerbewusstsein (citizenship awareness), which he wants to analyse through pupils′ mental perception of socio-political reality. Other current focuses include political educational research, historical-political didactics, political teaching and learning research, everyday orientation and migration policy education. Prof. Lange has been involved in numerous projects, so e.g. in the EU-Projects „MIRACLE. Migrants and Refugees – A Challenge for European Schools“ and „MiLES – Migration Learning in European Schools“, that deal with a main research interest of Lange, which is to develop a concept for European citizenship education under the circumstances of migration and intercultural living and learning. Lange is also director of the Agentur für Erwachsenen- und Weiterbildung Niedersachsen and holds the position of the head of the scientific organisation Deutsche Vereinigung für Politische Bildung/ DVPB (German Association for Civic Education).