Thomas Lenz

Thomas Lenz
Postadresse Université du Luxembourg
2, Avenue de l'Université
L-4365 Esch-sur-Alzette

Research topics: sociology and history of education, sociology of consumption


Thomas Lenz works as a research scientist at the “Luxembourg Centre for Educational Testing” (LUCET) at the University of Luxembourg. Currently he writes and organizes the second national Education Report for Luxembourg. Before that, he elaborated a research project on school history and institutional change in Luxembourg

He completed his PhD in Sociology (Dr. Phil) at the University of Trier, Germany. Besides, he has worked as scientific collaborator at the University of Trier and has given courses at Hamline University, Minneapolis, USA and at the Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania. He has a M.A. degree in Sociology as well as a teachers' degree in German and Politics.

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Last updated on: Freitag, den 22. März 2019

Academic Qualifications

  • 2009: PhD in Sociology (University of Trier, Germany)
  • 2008: State examination (teaching degree for secondary schools) for German and Social Studies
  • 2002: M.A. in Sociology and Politics
  • 1996-2002: Studies of Sociology, Politics, German and Empirical Methods at the University of Cologne and the University of Trier

Professional Career

  • Since 2018: Research Scientist and Project Manager at the “Luxembourg Centre for Educational Testing” (LUCET)
  • 2014-2017: Research Scientist at the “Institute of Education and Society”, University of Luxembourg
  • 2009-2014: Post-doctoral Research Assistant at LCMI, University of Luxembourg
  • 2002-2009: Scientific Collaborator at the Department of Sociology at the University of Trier
  • 2008: guest lecturer at University Babes-Bolyai, Cluj Napoca, Romania
  • 2007: guest lecturer at Hamline University, Minneapolis, USA
  • 2002: Scientific Collaborator at the Competence Center E-Business, Trier

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Last updated on: 22 Mär 2019