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Werner Schäfke

Werner Schäfke

Assistant professor

Current research

Werner Schäfke is coordinator of the Research Group on Law Teaching and Learning.

Furthermore, he is involved in the research projects "Interdisciplinary Education" and "Research Based Education".

Primary fields of research

Werner Schäfke researches legal education and the legal profession. He contributes to the development of the faculty's curricula.


Legal philosophy and legal sociology in the LLB course "Law, morality and politics",

Academic writing for law students on bachelor and master level,

Teaching and Learning in Higher Education program for postdocs and assistant professors.

Selected publications

  1. Published

    Addressing interdisciplinarity In the mandatory philosophy of science courses (fagets videnskabsteori): A didactic tools paper for module managers of ‘Fagets Videnskabsteori’ at the University of Copenhagen

    Schäfke, W. & Kjær, K. M. 10 Nov 2016 Copenhagen: Department of Science Education, Faculty of Science, University of Copenhagen. 8 p. (Publications from Interdisciplinary Education at UCPH; No. 1, Vol. 1).

    Publication: Research - peer-reviewReport

  2. Accepted/In press

    Medieval Icelandic Legal Treatises as Tools for External Scaffolding of Legal Cognition

    Schäfke, W. 2018 A History of Distributed Cognition. Vol. 2, 20 p.

    Publication: Research - peer-reviewBook chapter

  3. Wertesysteme und Raumsemantik in den isländischen Märchen- und Abenteuersagas

    Schäfke, W. 10 Jan 2013 Peter Lang. 272 p. (Texte und Untersuchungen zur Germanistik und Skandinavistik, Vol. 63).

    Publication: Research - peer-reviewBook

Selected activities

  1. Forskningsbaseret Uddannelse: Inspirationskatalog med eksempler fra hele KU/Research Based Education: Inspiration Catalogue from UCPH (Journal)

    Schäfke, W. (Member of Editorial Board)
    2016 → …

    Activity: CommunicationEditor of unfinished research anthology/collection

  2. Developing Scaffolding for Interdisciplinary Student-Driven Research

    Schäfke, W. (Lecturer), Ian Drake (Lecturer)
    Oct 2017

    Activity: Talk or presentationLecture and oral contribution

  3. Forskende læring og innovation på jurastudiet: UCPH Fiscal Relations Law Journal

    Schäfke, W. (Speaker), Elgaard, K. K. E. (Speaker)
    2 Mar 2017

    Activity: Talk or presentationLecture and oral contribution

  4. Reproduktion og menneskelighed som privilegier i Island i middelalderen og tidlig moderne tid

    Schäfke, W. (Speaker)
    Sep 2017

    Activity: Talk or presentationLecture and oral contribution

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