Andreas Heinz is a Research Scientist at the University of Luxembourg and member of the Centre for Childhood and Youth Research (CCY). His main research interests include adolescent and public health, social inequalities, well-being and survey methods.

Andreas studied social sciences and economics at the University of Trier, where he received his PhD in 2008. Before he joined the University of Luxembourg in 2012, he worked as a researcher at the University of Trier and taught at the TU Kaiserslautern. At the University of Luxembourg, he first analyzed census data in cooperation with the National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (statec). Since 2016, he is a member of the Luxembourg team of HBSC study and advises members of the faculty on research methods. Furthermore, he is involved in other projects, such as the National Youth Report.

Research interests
Public Health
Adolescent Health
Survey Methods
Research Methods

Latest content Andreas Heinz took part in

Social Sciences
Well-being and health of young people
The “National Report on the Situation of Youth in Luxembourg 2020,” published by the Ministry of Education, Children and Youth (MENJE) together with researchers from the University of Luxembourg, answers questions about well-being and health.
Social Sciences
Health behaviour in school-aged children (HBSC) – a WHO collaborative study in 50 countries
For over 30 years, the HBSC study has been assessing the health behaviours of young people in 50 countries. With this data base it is possible to identify and respond to health risks and inequalities among young people. This is particularly relevant because health problems that arise during this critical stage of life can have an impact even in later life.