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Prof. Dr. Claude Houssemand

Claude Houssemand

Full professor

Research Topics Individual evaluation and assessment, Adults and professional competencies, Strategies, Cognition
Faculty or Centre Faculty of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences
Department Department of Education and Social Work
Postal Address Université du Luxembourg
Maison des Sciences Humaines
11, Porte des Sciences
L-4366 Esch-sur-Alzette
Campus Office MSH, E03 25-020
Telephone (+352) 46 66 44 6648

Claude Houssemand is Professor of Differential Psychology and currently head of the Department of Education and Social Work, head of the Institute of Lifelong Learning and Guidance, and course director of the Master in Psychology: Evaluation and Assessement and the Master in Mediation. He is also co-director of the journal Orientation Scolaire et Professionnelle and member of different scientific panels (e.g. World Mediation Forum, International Days of Differential Psychology).

After obtaining a PhD in cognitive differential psychology at Nancy 2 University (France), he held a position as head of unit at the CEPS/INSTEAD (Luxembourg), and helped to integrate the Centre Universitaire into the University of Luxembourg. He lectures on cognitive and differential psychology, scientific methodology and statistics. He was the European editor of the international review Mesure et Evaluation en Education, (Adméé, http://www.admee.org/) and the chairman of the scientific committee of the FREREF (http://www.freref.eu/). For several years now, mediation has become the focus of his research.

Research interests:

  • Cognition and cognitive sciences
  • Differential psychology
  •  Psychometrics
  •  Adults and professional competencies evaluation
  • Lifelong learning
  • Lifelong guidance
  • Mediation and conflicts resolution

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Last updated on: Monday, 11 May 2020