Konstantin Schenkel

Konstantin Schenkel, MSc

PhD candidate

Phone: +41 44 635 72 14

Address: Binzmühlestrasse 14 / 14, CH-8050 Zürich

Room number: BIN 3.D.13 (3rd floor)



Research interests

  • Development and evaluation of theory-based interventions
  • Physical activity
  • Media consumption
  • Intraindividual processes of changing health-relevant behaviour

Professional experience

04/2019 Research stay at the SWPS University of Social Sciences and Humanities Wroclaw, PL, Prof. Luszczynska
since 04/2017 PhD candidate, University of Zurich, Department of Psychology, Applied Social and Health Psychology
07/2016-02/2017 Research Intern, work and engineering psychology research group, Technische Universität Darmstadt, GE
07/2015-10/2016 Student Assistent, Department VIII International Relations & Mobility, Technische Universität Darmstadt, GE
08/2013-09/2013 Internship, Heidelberg University Hospital, Department  Allgemeine Klinische Medizin (AKM), GE
09/2012-07/2013 Study Abroad  in Psychology at the University of Hertfordshire, UK

Academic training


Master of Science in Psychology Technische Universität Darmstadt, GE
Masterthesis at the work and engineering psychology research group, Technische Universität Darmstadt, GE
Thesis: “Power-ap(p): A motivating application for strength training and stress reduction”

10/2014 Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Technische Universität Darmstadt, GE

Thesis: “The Link between neuroticism, empathy and relationship quality - a dyadic analysis of couple conversation”

Professional affiliations

  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Psychologie (DGPs)
  • European Health Psychology Society (EHPS)
  • International Association of Applied Psychology (IAAP)

Peer Mentoring Group affiliation

  • Peer Mentoring Group "Analyzing dyadic interactions" (ADI)


FS18 Social Relationships and Health (MSc)
HS18 Health Behavior Change (MSc)             

Health Behavior: How can the health of children and adolescents be positively influenced?