Roxane Schwandt

Roxane Schwandt

Research and Development Specialist

Department Fachbereich Geographie und Raumplanung
Postadresse Université du Luxembourg
Maison des Sciences Humaines
11, Porte des Sciences
L-4366 Esch-sur-Alzette
Büroadresse MSH, E02 25-340
Telefon (+352) 46 66 44 5981

Roxane Schwandt joined the Department of Geography and Spatial Planning in January 2023 and works as a research and development specialist for the National Contact Point Luxembourg in the European Migration Network (EMN Luxembourg). She previously worked for European Institutions in Brussels and in Luxembourg, as well as for the Ministry of European and Foreign Affairs at the UN in New York. Recently, she also worked as a language teacher.
She holds a Master of Arts in European political and administrative sciences from the College of Europe in Bruges, as well a Master of Science in European communication studies from the Universiteit van Amsterdam. Her research and interest areas include European migration and asylum policy development, foreign policy, political participation and the role of language and literature in the context of current political trends and integration.

Research interests

  • Migration
  • Asylum
  • Integration
  • Immigration
  • Policy development and public debate in Luxembourg and the EU on aforementioned topics

Languages: Luxembourgish, French, German, English, Dutch, Italian

Last updated on: Donnerstag, den 09. Februar 2023

Work experience

  • 2020-2022 language teacher for international companies, EU Institutions and migrants from Arabic and African countries, Luxembourg
  • 2016-2019: press officer and interpretation assistant at the Court of Justice of the European Union, Luxembourg
  • 2012-2013: policy officer at the Secretariat General in the Ministry of European and Foreign Affairs, Luxembourg
  • 2011: Government attaché for the Permanent Representation of Luxembourg at the United Nations at the General Assembly of the UN, New York, United States of America
  • 2010-2011: policy and communication intern/external consultant for the European Commission, Brussels, Belgium


  • Master of Arts in European political and administrative sciences at the College of Europe in Bruges, Belgium
  • Master of Science in European communication science at the Universiteit van Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Bachelor of Arts in Communication science at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in Munich, Germany

Last updated on: 09 Feb 2023