Prof. Dr. Dandan Pang


Prof. Dr. Dandan Pang Dozentin Tenure Track

  • Contact hours Tuesday
  • Address Berner Fachhochschule
    Business School
    Institut New Work
    Brückenstrasse 73
    3005 Bern


  • Master of Science Digital Business Administration

  • BFH-Diagonal

  • Agility and New Work

  • People and Collaborations

  • Angewandte Glücksforschung


  • Positive workplace/organization

  • Mindfulness and mindfulness-based interventions

  • Character strengths and strengths-based interventions

  • Future of Work


  • 04.2022 – present, Assistant Professor (tenure-track), Bern University of Applied Sciences
  • 02.2019 – present, Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Bern
  • 02.2016 – present, Guest Lecturer of Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) in Positive Psychology, University of Zurich
  • 09.2021 – 11.2021 & 02.2018 – 07.2018, Visiting Researcher, University of Pennsylvania
  • 09.2020 – 07.2021, Guest Lecturer for Institute of Applied Psychology, Zurich University of Applied Sciences
  • 01.2019 – 02.2019, Visiting Researcher, Erasmus University Rotterdam
  • 11.2014 – 01.2019, Doctoral Researcher, University of Zurich
  • 2015-2018, Ph.D. in Psychology, University of Zurich
  • 2011-2014, M.S. in Psychology, University of Zurich
  • 2007-2011, B.S. in Applied Psychology, Sun Yat-sen University



  • Hirschi, A. & Pang, D. (2020). Career development of older workers and retirees. In S. D. Brown & R. W. Lent (Eds.), Career development and counseling: Putting theory and research to work (3rd ed., pp. 437-469). New York, NY: Wiley.

  • Pang, D., Li, G., Qian, H., Luo, L., Qiu, P., Yang, W., & Lei, H. (2009). 对在免费义务教育政策颁布后进城务工就业农民随迁子女的教育现状探究及思索 [Investigations and reflections on the current educational condition of the children of migrant peasant-workers in the city after the free compulsory education policy was promulgated]. In S. Huang (Ed.), Hongyi archives (pp. 525-548). Guangzhou, China: Sun Yat-sen University.

  • Pang, D. (2021/2019, June). Positive Psychology in Career Development. Invited workshop at the Further Education Program for the Swiss Service Center for Vocational Education and Training «Schweizerisches Dienstleistungszentrum Berufsbildung», Bern, Switzerland, June 4, 2019.

  • Pang, D. (2019, June). Mindfulness: An introduction. Invited workshop presented at the Summer School on Education at Zurich University of Teacher Education, Zurich, Switzerland, June 17-21, 2019.

  • Pang, D. (2018, November). The art of mindfulness: An introduction. Public panel discussion presented at the Psych-Alumni Fachveranstaltung, Zurich, Switzerland, November 3, 2018.

  • Pang, D. (2018, October). Mindfulness and positive psychology. Invited workshop presented at the Healthy Research Marketplace Promoting Wellbeing in Academia at UZH, Zurich, Switzerland, October 5, 2018.

  • Pang, D. (2017, September). Mindfulness and spirituality in an interreligious context. Invited workshop at the Further Education Day of monastery Fahr, Zurich, Switzerland, September 19, 2017.


Issued by China Scholarship Council · May 2020

Issued by Swiss Positive Psychology Association · Nov 2019

Issued by 16th ISSSHL · Jul 2016

Issued by Sun Yat-sen University, China · 2008-2010

Language skills and intercultural knowledge

  • English - Full professional proficiency
  • German - Professional working proficiency
  • Chinese - Native or bilingual proficiency
  • China
  • United States of America
  • Netherlands