Dr. Martin Daumiller

Akad. Rat


Dr. Martin Daumiller
Assistant Professor/Lecturer

Phone: +49 821 598-5610
Fax: +49 821 598-5289
Office: 2087, D
Office hours: Thursdays, 2–3 pm


Curriculum Vitae

Born in Immenstadt, Allgäu. Teacher training (2009–2014), Master of Education with a specialization in Educational-Psychological Research (2013–2014), and Bachelor of Mathematics (2011–2012) at the University of Augsburg, including an Erasmus-scholarship in Turin, Italy (2011–2012). Student associate and tutor (2011–2014), and since 2014 research fellow at the Department of Psychology at the University of Augsburg (2011–2014). Doctoral studies within the graduate program of “Empirical Educational Research” at the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (GGS) in Augsburg, with a scholarship from the German National Academic Foundation. Research stay at the Approach-Avoidance Motivation Research Group (Prof. Andrew Elliot) at the University of Rochester (USA) in 2016. Finished his Ph.D. in Psychology at the University of Augsburg in 2017 on the topic of university scholars’ motivations for teaching and research, for which he received the University of Augsburg Award in 2018.

Research Interests

  • Motivation and fostering of motivation in educational settings
  • Goals and Achievement Goal Theory
  • Experiences, behaviors, and performance of university scholars
  • Learning with digital media in the tertiary sector

Research Projects

List of Publications and Talks

ORCID  Google Scholar  ResearchGate

Selected Publications

Daumiller, M., Dickhäuser, O., & Dresel, M. (2018). University instructors’ achievement goals for teaching. Journal of Educational Psychology, 110. Advanced online publication. doi:10/csd7 (PDF)

Daumiller, M. & Dresel, M. (2018). Supporting self-regulated learning with digital media using motivational regulation and metacognitive prompts. Journal of Experimental Education. Advanced online publication. doi:10/csd9 (PDF)

Daumiller, M., Grassinger, R., Dickhäuser, O., & Dresel, M. (2016). Structure and relationships of university instructors’ achievement goals. Frontiers in Psychology, 7. doi:10/csd8 (PDF)

Daumiller, M. (2018). Motivation von Wissenschaftlern in Lehre und Forschung: Struktur, Eigenschaften, Bedingungen und Auswirkungen selbstbezogener Ziele. Wiesbaden, Germany: Springer VS. doi:10/csfb


  • American Educational Research Association (AERA)
  • AERA Special Interest Group Motivation in Education
  • European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction (EARLI)
  • Junior Researchers of The European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction (JURE)
  • German Psychological Society (DGPs)
  • DGPs Division Pedagogical Psychology
  • Society for Empirical Educational Research (GEBF)

Reviewer Activities (Selection)

  • International Journal of Educational Research (Guest Editor)
  • Asia Pacific Education Review
  • Journal of Educational Psychology
  • Journal of Personnel Psychology
  • Learning and Instruction
  • Motivation and Emotion
  • Studies in Higher Education
  • European Physical Education Review
  • Unterrichtswissenschaft
  • Vocations and Learning
  • Studies in Educational Evaluation
  • Zeitschrift für Erziehungswissenschaft