KMDD Workshop-Seminar & Certification by Prof. Dr. Georg Lind

Fostering Moral-Democratic Competence with the KMDD®

Date, time

July 28 - Aug 1, 2014.
Start: Monday (9.00 a.m., on time!) through Thursday, daily 9.00 - 17.00, and Friday 9.00 - 13.00

Room D 436

Jul 31 - Aug. 1, 2014 (Symposium; no extra registration needed)

Special offer  

- Free teaser workshop (Monday morning only) - Schnuppertag. You must also register but not pay. If you decide to continue, you can pay on-site.

- Half fee for early registration, re-takers, students, and unemployed persons.

Deadline for registration:

Deadline for early bird registration (reduced fee):


June 30th, 2014 (confirmation of registration: July 6th, 2014)

April 31st, 2014

The workshop-seminar will take place if a minimum of 12 full-time participants have registered before the deadline. Later registrations are also accepted if the course takes place.

Your registration will be confirmed one week after the deadline via e-mail. Please check also this web-site in case your e-mail does not work.

Make reservations for your accommodation as early as possible. Konstanz attracts many tourists in summer. But do not confirm your travel reservation before the workshop-seminar is confirmed.

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The workshop-seminar will be directed by Prof. Dr. Georg Lind, who has developed the KMDD®.


Within one year after the certificate is issued, KMDD®-Trainees can apply for certification (see KMDD®-Flyer ). On application they will receive a contract form and the KMDD-Training Manual. On successful completion of the KMDD®-Teacher training program applicants will get a KMDD®-Teacher Certificate which allows them to use the KMDD® mark for advertisement for six years.


This workshop-seminar is recognized ...

  • by the KMDD-Office as part of the KMDD-Teacher training and certification process ... more
  • as "Schlüsselqualifikation" for several programs at the University of Konstanz.
  • by the Arbeitsstelle Hochschuldidaktik of the University of Konstanz as one Workshop (16 AE Arbeitseinheiten) from Modul II, Themenbereich II "Alternative Lehr- und Lernformen", of the Baden-Württemberg-Zertifikat für Hochschuldidaktik.
  • by the Regierungspräsidium Freiburg as Lehrerfortbildung (mit Unfallschutz), and
  • by the University of Poznan as a seminar for their ethics teacher preparation program (Prof. Dr. Ewa Nowak).



Workshop program (access: user = "kmdd kurs", password = "kohlberg").
PDF-version for download

Symposium (is part of the workshop; no separate is registration required)


References on the Konstanz Method of Dilemma-Discussion (KMDD)®

Reports on various fields of application of the KMDD (mostly in German)

Opinions of KMDD course participants (mostly in German)

Media reports on the KMDD (mostly in German)

Recommended reading

2nd edition


Lind, G. (2009). Moral ist lehrbar. Handbuch zur Theorie und Praxis moralischer und demokratischer Bildung. [Morality can be taught. Handbook on theory and practice of moral and democratic education.] München: Oldenbourg, zweite ergänzte Aufläge. Non-quotable draft edition of the English edition is available here.

Lind, G. (2008). Teaching Students to Speak Up and to Listen to Others: Cultivating moral democratic competencies. In: D.E. Lund & P.R. Carr, eds., Doing democracy and social justice in education: Political literacy for all students, pp. 319-335. New York: Peter Lang Publishing. PDF (password: kohlberg)

Lind, G. (2008). The meaning and measurement of moral judgment competence revisited -- A dual-aspect model. In: D. Fasko & W. Willis, Eds., Contemporary Philosophical and Psychological Perspectives on Moral Development and Education, pp. 185 - 220. Cresskill. NJ: Hampton Press. PDF (password: kohlberg)

Further reading:

Travel and accommodation help  

To help you making arrangements for travel and accommodation during your stay in Konstanz, we have compiled some information here. (Click for access here).

Please book as early as possible. Summer is high season in the Konstanz region and rooms are scarce. But do not confirm your travel booking before your registration for the workshop-seminar has been confirmed.


© Prof. Dr. Georg Lind | Last revision: Nov, 1, 2013

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