Georges Steffgen

Georges Steffgen

Study director of the Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Professor of Social and Work Psychology

University of Luxembourg

Faculté des Lettres, des Sciences Humaines, des Arts et des Sciences de l'Education
Route de Diekirch
L-7220 Walferdange

Research Unit : INSIDE
Office : Campus Walferdange, Bât. XII, 1.05
Telephone : (+352) 46 66 44 6644
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Georges Steffgen graduated in Psychology (Dipl.-Psych., equivalent to MSc) at Trier University in 1989, and was awarded his PhD in Psychology from the same university in 1993. He was nominated Full Professor at the University of Luxembourg in 2002 where he has been working as Professor in Social and Work Psychology.

He currently directs the research group on aggression, especially violence in school, cyber bullying, media violence as well as approaches to anger management and health promotion.

Professional Functions and Appointments



  • Vice-Dean of the Faculty Language and Literature, Humanities, Arts and Education (2010 - 2013)
  • Vice-Chair of COST-Action IS0801 Cyberbullying: coping with negative and enhancing positive uses of new technologies, in relationships in educational settings (2008 - 2012)
  • Member of the Standing Committee of the Social Sciences of the European Science Foundation (2006 - 2009)
  • Member of the Scientific Advisory Commission of the University of Luxembourg (2005 – 2010)
  • Member of the Cellule de Recherches sur la Résolution de Conflits (CRRC) (2002-2012)

Last updated on: 27 Mar 2014