Andreas Heinen joined the University of Luxembourg in 2005. He is a research (and development) specialist at the Centre for Childhood and Youth Research (CCY) in the Department of Social Sciences and holds a diploma in sociology.
His main research interests include youth reporting, youth policy, knowledge transfer, transitions to adulthood and qualitative research methods.
Since joining the University of Luxembourg, Andreas has been involved in many national and international youth research projects.
He is coordinator and co-author of the Luxembourgish youth report, which is funded by the Ministry of Education, Children and Youth and the University of Luxembourg. He holds the position of the national correspondent of the European Knowledge Centre of Youth Policy (EKCYP), funded by the Council of Europe and the European Commission. Currently, Andreas is part of the EU-funded project Youth Wiki, an online platform presenting information on European countries' youth policies. He works on the Youth Wiki-database on youth policy for Luxembourg which allows research on youth policy in a national and cross-national perspective.