Prof. Dr. Bea Lundt

Prof. Bea Lundt in der Afrikaabteilung des Ethnologischen Museums in Berlin-Dahlem.  Foto: Johannes Preuß

Prof. Bea Lundt at the africa division of the Ethnological Museum in Berlin-Dahlem. Photo: Johannes Preuss

Curriculum Vitae

born 1950 in Düsseldorf, Germany


Professor for History and Didactics University of Flensburg, Germany


Main focus in research and teaching

cultural and gender history middle ages and early modern times

narrative fictions in history, exempla

history of mentalities

global history

history and culture of West Africa

cooperations / internships / research projects of teacher students
and scholars in Germany and Ghana


Professional and scientific career



Abitur (A-level) Clara-Schumann-Gymnasium Düsseldorf


1969 / 70

Studies of Social Sciences and German Linguistic and Literature at the

University of Cologne



Research Stay in Ghana 1972 (ASA-Programme)
Lecturer for preparing Student’s Groups going to Westafrica 1973



First Exam for being High-School Teacher (excellent)



Second Exam for being High-School Teacher (excellent)



Teaching at High School (Secondary School) in Germany



Studies of History at Ruhr-University Bochum, Exam (A-Grade)



Lecturer at Ruhr-University Bochum



Doctorate (PhD) (magna cum laude)


Research Project for Volkswagen-Foundation



Lise-Meitner-Scholarship for a Postdoctoral Thesis



Lectures on History at the Universitäties Bochum, Basel and Zurich (Switzerland)



Postdoctoral Thesis to qualify as a Professor at the University of Basel Venia Docendi for Ordinary History oft he Middle Ages and Modern Times


Professorship for History and Didactics at the University of Flensburg



Leader of Sections / Lectures at the annual „Sixteenth-Century-Studies-Conference“ (SCSC) in USA, 5 Times (DFG-financed)


since 2005
Teaching and Associations at Humboldt-Universität Berlin.



Fact-Finding-Mission to Ghana (DAAD-financed), visit of the Universities of Kumasi, Winneba und Legon.

Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Universities Winneba and Legon.


2010 March

educational journey with mit 12 Teacher Students to Ghana (4 weeks)


2010 September / October:

educational journey with 13 Studens to Ghana,
Internship in Winneba, Wurupong and at Achimota/Accra.

(with Prof. Bodo von Borries University Hamburg, Dr. Wolfgang

Schulz, University Flensburg), 2 months


2010 December

Invitation of the University of Winneba for visiting professorship (4-6 weeks 2011-2013)



Visiting professor (DAAD) September / October at the University of Education Winneba (Ghana) in History.
Organization of an international conference on "German Colonialism in West Africa" ​​in Winneba




Visiting professor (DAAD) September / October at the University of Education Winneba (Ghana) in social sciences
Organization of the international conference on the Brothers Grimm anniversary year 2012 at the Goethe-Institut Accra
on "Narrating (Hi) stories - Storytelling in and about West Africa" ​​together with Prof. Dr. Ulrich Marzolph,
Göttingen Academy of Sciences and president of the International Society of Folk narrative Research (ISFNR).


International Conference (DAAD) "Global Perspectives on Europe" 


Teaching Award of Europe University of Flensburg for a Master seminar on "Teaching Africa in Europe from

an African Perspective "(Prof. Yaw Ofosu-Kusi, Ghana) and "from at European Perspective" (Prof. Bea Lundt)


International Conference at the University of Flensburg: "Narratives in Africa"
​​Exhibition over five years: School projects in Wurupong (Ghana) at the EUF.


Retirement in October


Conference at the University of Education: "Childhood and Future".

(Together with Prof. Andrea Kleeberg Niepage, Prof. Sandra Rademacher, and Prof. Yaw Ofosu-Kusi)