Inga Wittenberg

Senior Lecturer

Dr. Inga Wittenberg

P.O. Box 4120, 39106, Magdeburg, Bldg. 24, R202


Inga Wittenberg works as a senior researcher at the Division of Social and Personality Psychology at the Otto-von-Guericke University since April 2017. Her research focusses on determinants of pro-environmental behavior. Previously, she worked at the Division of Environmental Psychology. There she investigated determinants of electricity consumption in residential households with photovoltaic systems.  

She studied Psychology at the University of Nantes (France) with focus on Social and Environmental Psychology. In the context of her PhD she investigated the participation of employees in sustainable development actions in organizations. As a research assistant at the University of Nantes, she worked on several projects concerning environmental research topics.



Navarro, O., Tapia-Fonllem, C., Fraijo-Sing, B., Roussiau, N., Ortiz-Valdez, A., Guillard, M., Wittenberg, I. & Fleury-Bahi, G. (in press) Connectedness to nature and its relationship with spirituality, wellbeing and sustainable behaviour. Psyecology DOI: 10.1080/21711976.2019.1643662

Kastner, I., & Wittenberg, I. (2019). How Measurements"Affect" the Importance of Social Influences on Household's Photovoltaic Adoption - A German Case Study. Sustainability, 11(19), 5175.

Otto, S., & Wittenberg, I. (2018). Die Praxis der Energiewende, ihre zwei Determinanten aus psychologischer Sicht und wie man Rebound vermeiden kann. In C.T. Schmitt, & E. Bamberg (eds.). Psychologie und Nachhaltigkeit (pp. 191-201). Wiesbaden: Springer.

Stern, P.C., Wittenberg, I., Wolske, K.S., & Kastner, I. (2018). Household Production of Photovoltaic Energy: Issues in Economic Behavior. In A. Lewis (ed.), The Cambridge Handbook of Psychology and Economic Behaviour (pp. 541-566). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Wittenberg, I., Blöbaum, A., & Matthies, E. (2018). Environmental motivations for energy use in PV households: Proposal of a modified norm activation model for the specific context of PV households. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 55, 110-120.

Wittenberg, I., & Matthies, E. (2018). How Do PV Households Use Their PV System and How is This Related to Their Energy Use? Renewable Energy, 122, 291-300.

Wittenberg, I., & Matthies, E. (2016). Solar policy and practice in Germany: How do residential households with solar panels use electricity? Energy Research & Social Science, 21, 199-211.

Wittenberg, I., & FleuryBahi, G. (2016). Application of Sustainable Habitat: What is the Appropriation and Utilisation of Equipment After EnergySaving Renovations in Social Housing?. Journal of Community & Applied Social Psychology, 26 (5), 409-420.

Fleury-Bahi, G., Préau, M, Annabi-Attia, T.,  Marcouyeux, A., & Wittenberg, I. (2015). Perceived health and quality of life: the effect of exposure to atmospheric pollution. Journal of Risk Research, 18 (2), 127-138.

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