Prof. Dr. Anja Christina Lepach-Engelhardt

Professor of Developmental and Educational Psychology

PFH Prof. Dr. Lepach Engelhardt

Prof. Dr. Anja Christina Lepach-Engelhardt

From 1994 to 1999, Anja Christina Lepach (born in 1975) studied Psychology, focusing on Clinical Psychology, at the University of Bremen, where she was awarded a doctorate in 2005. In addition, from 1999 to 2004, she completed postgraduate continuing education as a Clinical Neuropsychologist, at the Akademie der Gesellschaft für Neuropsychologie (GNP) e. V. in Würzburg. From 1999 to 2010, she worked in the Psychological Children's Clinic at the University of Bremen's Centre for Clinical Psychology and Rehabilitation. Her activities at the clinic focused on diagnosing, assessing, counselling, and providing therapy for, children and young people with various developmental disorders and adult patients with acquired brain damage. In parallel with these activities, she headed the Department of Neuropsychology from 2004 to 2010. From October 2007 she was also employed as a postdoctoral fellow (research funding) in the Department of Clinical Psychology and Diagnosis, from October 2009 as module manager of Biological Psychology and from April 2010 as lector in the Department of Human and Health Sciences, at the University of Bremen. In 2011, she was awarded the Berninghausen Prize for Outstanding Teaching in the Students' Prize category.

Work and research interests

  • Learning and memory across the lifespan
  • Development and memory diagnosis
  • Neuropsychology
  • Biological psychology

Visions and objectives

  • To develop and implement concepts for lifelong learning
  • Research projects about learning and memory across the lifespan
  • Collaborative research partnerships with regard to education and health
  • Scientifically based teaching with a high level of practical relevance

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