Prof. Dr. Katharina Kitze

Areas of teaching and research interest

  • Burnout prevention in Social Work
  • Determinants of successful rehabilitation
  • Sickness prevention in old age
  • Psychological strains in individuals with physical disorders
  • Parenting and health
  • Social involvement
  • Resilience



Diploma studies in Psychology at the University of Leipzig

1996-1997 Studies in Psychology at the University of Strasbourg, France
2001-2006 Research associate in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Leipzig

Lecturer in Communication and Consulting in the training centre at St. Georg’s Hospital, Leipzig


Psycho-social consultant at Unabhängige Patientenberatung Deutschland (Independent Patient Counselling Germany) in Lepizig


Lecturer in Sickness Prevention and Workplace Harassment in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Leipzig

2008 Obtained doctorate (Dr. rer. med. (magna cum laude))

Lecturer in Social Medicine and Public Health at Merseburg University of Applied Sciences


Head of the Leipzig Counselling Centre of the Unabhängige Patientenberatung Deutschland

2016-2017 Health management in the State Office for Taxation and Finance in Dresden
seit 2017 Professorship at Magdeburg-Stendal University of Applied Sciences


Psychosocial health and psychosocial care throughout the life course

Prof. Dr. Katharina Kitze

Phone: 049-0391-886 49 49

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