Intranet Fakultät für Chemie und Pharmazie

Prof. Dr. Silvija Markic


Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
Department Chemie
Didaktik der Chemie
Butenandtstr. 5-13
81377 München

Office Sekretariat +49 89 2180 77396
Phone +49 89 2180 77397
Room-Nr. D 2.019
Home page

Research Interests

  • Linguistic heterogeneity and cultural diversity in chemistry classes
  • Development and digitalization of tertiary education considering students heterogeneity
  • Teaching and learning of scientific language in chemistry classes as well as tertiary education
  • Pedagogical Scientific Language Knowledge (PSLK) of pre- and in-service chemistry teachers

Short CV

  • 2004 First Stateexam für teacher at the grammer school for chemistry and mathematics 
  • 2008 PhD at the Institut for Science Education - Chemistry Education at the University of Bremen, Germany  
  • 2009 Second Stateexam at the Landesinstitut für Schule, Bremen 
  • 2017 Professor for Science Education at the Ludwigsburg University of Education, Germany 
  • 2022 Professor for Chemistry Education, LMU

Key publications

Mönch, C., & Markic, S. (2022). Exploring pre-Service chemistry teachers’ pedagogical scientific language knowledge. Education Sciences, 12(4), 244.
Rüschenpöhler, L., & Markic, S. (2020). How the home environment shapes students’ perceptions of their abilities: The relation between chemistry capital at home and students’ chemistry self-concept. International Journal of Science Education, 42(12), 2075-2094.
Tolsdorf, Y., Kousa, P., Markic, S., & Aksela, M. (2018). Learning to teach at heterogeneous and diverse chemistry classes - methods for university chemistry teacher training courses. Eurasia Journal of Mathematics, Science and Technological Education, 2018, 14(10), em1593
Markic, S. (2018). Learning language and intercultural understanding in science classes in Germany. In: K.-S. Tang & K. Danielsson (Eds.), Global developments in literacy research for science education, Heidelberg: Springer, 63-78.
Markic, S., & Abels, S. (2016). Science education towards inclusion. Nova Publishing.