André
Schulz

André Schulz holds the position of an Assistant Professor in Psychology in the Department of Behavioral and Cognitive Sciences and Head of the "Clinical Psychophysiology Laboratory" (CLIPSLAB). Furthermore, he is Deputy Director of the Experimental Psychology Laboratories Network (EPSYLON) at the University of Luxembourg - a coordinating structure of 10 laboratories that conduct research in experimental psychology at the Faculty of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences (FHES). Dr Schulz is member of the Faculty Council of FHES. 

Dr Schulz has published 67 articles in high-ranked, international peer-reviewed journals, such as JAMA Psychiatry (IF: 16.6), Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences (IF: 6.2), Resuscitation (IF: 5.2) or Psychoneuroendocrinology (IF: 4.9). Moreover, he is Associate Editor of the renowned journal Biological Psychology (IF: 3.2). His research projects were continuously funded by the University of Luxembourg and the Fonds National de la Recherche (FNR). 

Dr Schulz' teaching activities include courses in psychophysiology (Bachelor of Science in Psychology) and health psychology (Master in Psychology Intervention). Currently, he supervises 11 PhD students (7 former PhD students successfully completed their studies). 

André Schulz studies Psychology at the University of Trier (Diplom, MSc equiv., 2007), where he also completed his PhD (2009) within the International Research Training Group "Psychoneuroendocrinology of Stress" (Trier-Leiden/NL), funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG). After his first postdoc period at the University of Trier, Division of Clinical Psychophysiology, he joined the University of Luxembourg in 2021. He has also an assignment as external lecturer at the University of Trier, Germany. 

Current projects (as Principle Investigator) 

  • Interoception in medically unexplained symptoms (INMEDEX) - funded by: University of Luxembourg Research Fund (PUL).
  • Interoception and chronic stress (INSTRESS) - funded by: University of Luxembourg Research Fund (PUL).
  • "Stress effects on interoceptive learning and memory as a mechanism of somatic symptom generation" (INMEMO) - funded by Fonds National de la Recherche (FNR).
  • Interoception of bodily sensations across organ domains and its relevance for somatic symptoms (INBODY) - co-funded by the Research Foundation Flanders (FWO) and the Fonds National de la Recherche (FNR).
  • Shared Underlying Mechanisms of Long-Covid and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome - A psychoneuroendocrinological and psychoimmunological perspective (SUMCO) - funded by the Institute of Advanced Studies, University of Luxembourg. 
Research interests
interoception
the psychobiology of stress
mental disorders associated with physical symptoms (e.g., somatic symptom disorders)
mental health in chronic conditions (e.g., gastrointestinal, respiratory or cardiovascular conditions)
psychophysiological research methods
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