Karoline Villinger, M.Sc.

PhD student

Psychological Assessment and Health Psychology
Department of Psychology
University of Konstanz
P.O. Box 47
D-78457 Konstanz

Office: G520
Office hours: upon arrangement
Phone: +49 (0) 7531 88 3977
Fax: +49 (0) 7531 88 5226
Email: Karoline.villinger [at] uni-konstanz.de

Curriculum Vitae

Professional experience

since 10/2015 Research Scientist, Psychological Assessment and Health Psychology
Department of Psychology, University of Konstanz
10/2012 - 03/2013 Student tutor, Statistics I, Psychological Methods
Department of Psychology, University of Konstanz
02/2012 - 07/2013 Student assistant, Empirical Educational Research
Department of Sociology, University of Konstanz


09/2016 M.Sc. in Psychology
University of Konstanz
07/2015 B.Sc. in Psychology (with honors)
University of Konstanz
07/2010 A-Levels, Internationale Gesamtschule Heidelberg


Research interests

  • Environmental and social influences on eating behaviour
  • Mobile applications to track and modify health behavior (mHealth)


Current projects:

SMARTACT: Individual and context-based real-time interventions promoting normal eating and physical activity through mobile technology
(funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research, BMBF)
DIE KONSTANZER LIFE-STUDIE: A longitudinal study to assess how healthy the citizens of Konstanz are.


Current Teaching Activities

SS 17

Verhaltensbeobachtung (German), Friday 10.00- 11.30, room G300

Past Teaching Activities

WS 16/17 Warum gute Vorsätze nicht ausreichen - Gesundheitsverhaltensmodelle und Interventionen (German)


Conference Paper

Butscher, S., Wang, Y., Mueller, J., Ziesemer, K., Villinger, K., Wahl, D., König, L., Sproesser, G., Renner, B., Schupp, H. T., & Reiterer, H. (2016). Lightweight Visual Data Analysis on Mobile Devices - Providing Self-Monitoring Feedback. Paper presented at VVH 2016 - 1st International Workshop on "Valuable visualization of healthcare information": from the quantified self data to conversations (in conjunction with AVI '16), Bari, Italien.

Citable Abstracts & Talks


Ziesemer, K., König, L., Villinger, K., Wahl, D., Schupp, H. T., & Renner, B. (2017). „Missing Events“ in einer mobilen event-basierten Ernährungserfassung. Presentation at the 54th Congress of the German Nutrition Society (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Ernährung), Kiel, Germany.