CV Johanna Polsfuß

Professional career

Since 02/2012

Curriculum manager and lecturer for the voluntary service department of Augustinum gGmbh, Munich.
Conceptual design, organisation and moderation of seminars for jung adults participating in a voluntary service program. Focus on topics like career coaching, personality development, intercultural training, political education, team building. Mentoring and coaching volunteers from Germany and abroad.


Since 01/2011

Freelance work as trainer for Zivilcourage für ALLE e.V., Munich.
Trainings on civil courage for companies, schools, universities and other educational institutions.


01/2011 – 02/2011                         

Arbeitsgemeinschaft Friedenspädagogik e.V., Munich. 

Conducting a workshop in the school program „Wir scheuen keine Konflikte“. Civil Peace Service exhibition.


10/2008 – 07/2010                         

Student assistant at the LMU Center for Leadership and People Management, Munich.

Independent coordination of curricula, scientific research, editing of scientific texts.


08/2009 – 11/2009                         

Scholarship holder of the Federal Ministry's for Economic Cooperation and Development  ASA-Programme, stay abroad in Tanzania und Zanzibar.

Project order from the youth program for advanced education concerning development policy and social solidarity (Entwicklungspolitischen Schulaustauschdienst, ENSA) in Berlin. Topic: Developing a concept for  pre- and post-processing of school meetings, conducting a workshop on intercultural methods at the Dar es Salaam University, pedagogic preparation of a Zanzibar group of pupils for their stay in Germany.


04/2009 – 05/2009                         

Internship at the Ambulante Erziehungshilfen der katholischen Jugendfürsorge Munich (KJF).

Hospitation in counseling interviews, pedagogic activities, independent individual assistance of clients (job application training,  early learning).


12/2006 – 04/2007                         

Internship at InWEnt (Internationale Weiterbildung und Entwicklung gGmbH), Department ASA Program, Berlin.

Organisation of seminars to prepare stipendiaries for their foreign deployment, assisting staff in the selection process of participants, global learning, online assistance of the applicants.



Education and training

Since 11/2012                                 

Certified systemic consultant and coach (Institut für Systemische Beratung Wiesloch)



Magister Artium in education science, psychology and intercultural communication

Thesis topic: „Civil courage at school - evaluation of a training program", supervisors: Prof. T. Eckert, Prof. D. Frey


01/2008 - 06/2008                          

„Cultural Studies“ at the Stockholm Universitet


10/2004 - 07/2011     

Studies of education science, psychology and intercultural communicationat the Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich