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Denise Rodrigues Marafona

Denise Rodrigues Marafona

Research and Development Specialist

Faculty or Centre Faculty of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences
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 45-120
Telephone (+352) 46 66 44 9148
Fax (+352) 46 66 44 39148

Interested in cross-border work, I found several opportunities in the Greater Region over the last two years to develop my knowledge in cross-border cooperation. So far there have been several projects in the cultural and linguistic field.
Now my work focuses on the INTERREG V A Greater Region project UniGR – Center for Border Studies.

Research interests

  • Border Studies
  • Greater Region
  • Cross-border cooperation


  • Founding Member of the Association Let’s Promote Europe e.V.
  • Founding Member of the Future Forum of Young Citizens of the Greater Region


  • German (native)
  • French (native)
  • English (fluent in written and spoken)
  • Portuguese (fluent in spoken)

Last updated on: Wednesday, 07 July 2021

Work Experience 

  • Since 04.2020: Project Manager INTERREG VA Greater Region UniGR-Center for Border Studies
  • 10.2019 – 03.2020: Project Assistant, Institut Français, Saarbrücken
  • 10.2018 – 10.2019: Project Assistant, French literature in the European context, Saarland University


  • 2019: Master of Arts, Cross-border communication and cooperation, University of Luxembourg, Saarland University, University of Lorraine
  • 2015: Bachelor of Arts, Applied Languages German and English, University of Tours (France)

Last updated on: 20 Apr 2020