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Ulf Schrader


Technische Universität Berlin
Institute of Vocational Education and Work Studies
Marchstraße 23
10587 Berlin


Pleas note:
Prof. Dr. Schrade is currently on leave to take up the office of Vice President for Teacher Education and Jeunior Scholars. Professor Dr. Viola Muster is acting head of the Chair of Economic Education and Sustainable Consumption. Please contact Professor Muster for all questions relating to teaching and research.

Short CV

Ulf Schrader holds the chair of Economic Education and Sustainable Consumption since 2008. In addition, he is since 2016 the director of the School of Education of TU Berlin (SETUB). In the winter term 2017/18 he was visiting scholar at George Perkins Marsh Institute, Clark University, Worcester, USA.

He studied economics, business administration, political sciences and sociology in Göttingen, Dublin and Hannover and holds degrees as "Diplom Ökonom (1995)" and "Magister Artium (2004)". He did his PhD and his post-doc-degree (Habilitation) at the Leibniz Universität Hannover.

Besides his teaching, he has been leading numerous research projects in the fields of sustainable consumption, corporate social responsibility, consumer education and vocational orientation.

He is a member of the Editorial Boards of the Journal of Consumer Policy and the Journal Sustainability: Science, Practice and PolicyHe was a member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the German Federal Ministry for Nutrition, Agriculture and Consumer Protection and of the Innovation Advisory Board of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development and co-chairmen of the Co-operation Council for Teacher Education of the state of Berlin.


Main research areas

  • Sustainable consumption
  • Consumer policy
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Sustainable Marketing
  • Innovation Management


  • Economic foundations of work studies
  • Sustainable consumption
  • Consumer tests as education projects
  • Consumer policy
  • Financial literacy and social security


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