Aurita Zega

Research and Development Specialist

Department Department of Geography and Spatial Planning
Postal Address Université du Luxembourg
Maison des Sciences Humaines
11, Porte des Sciences
L-4366 Esch-sur-Alzette
Campus Office MSH, E02 25-340
Telephone (+352) 46 66 44 9950

Aurita Zega is a Research and Development specialist. She contributes to the CET project (PI: Prof Birte Nienaber). The project financed by CET, Centre pour L’Égalité de Traitment, scrutinizes migration experiences of EU citizens in Luxembourg.

She graduated in Master and Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Trier University in Germany and Bachelor of Science in Theology from Duta Wacana Christian University in Indonesia. She was awarded scholarships from the Alliance of Reformed Churches in Vienna, Switzerland, and the Indonesian Christian Church in West Java, Indonesia.

Prior to joining the University of Luxembourg, she worked as a journalist and a recruiter in the online magazine A & O for business psychology. During her psychology study, she did a research traineeship at the Institution for Developing and Promoting High Talent at the Trier University, Germany.

Research interests

  • Individual Resilience
  • Motivational Psychology
  • Cross-cultural Psychology
  • Personality Psychology
  • Health psychology
  • Educational Psychology
  • Educational Theology

Last updated on: Thursday, 20 January 2022


  • 04/2018 – 9/2020: Master of Science – Psychology, Trier University, Germany
  • 10/2010 – 9/2017: Bachelor of Science – Psychology, Trier University, Germany
  • 7/2003 – 12/2005: Master of Science – Theology, Duta Wacana Christian University, Indonesia
  • 7/1997 – 1/2003: Bachelor of Science – Theology, Duta Wacana Christian University, Indonesia

Professional experience

  • 3/2021 – now: Journalist, Online Magazine „A&O“, the magazine of business psychology
  • 8/2018 – 9/2018: Intern in School Psychological Service, Saarlouis District, Germany
  • 3/2014 – 4/2014: Intern in Communal Psychiatric Central Robert-Walser-Haus Saarburg, Caritas Trier, Germany
  • 5/2013 – 12/2013: Intern at IQ-test-development THINK (Test for (Highly) Intelligent Kids), Institute of High Talent Development & Research, Psychology Faculty, Trier University, Germany
  • 3/2013 – 4/2013: Intern in Human Resource Department, Fresenius Kabi Asia Pasific, Jakarta, Indonesia

Last updated on: 20 Jan 2022