Besides Master qualifications in Communication and in History, Monique Weis holds a PhD in History (2001). She was a Research Fellow of the Belgian Research Fund (FNRS) between 2005 and 2020. Monique Weis taught Early Modern History and the History of Christianity at the Free University of Brussels (ULB). She was the director of the CIERL, the Interdisciplinary Centre for the Study of Religions and Secularism (ULB), between 2013 and 2016. She coordinated the ULB research team within the IUAP (Interuniversity Attraction Pole) City and Society in the Low Countries 1200-1800 (2007-2011) and co-supervised the CIERL research team within the ARC (Action de Recherche concertée) La Religion de l’Autre (2008-2013).

Since April 2021, Monique Weis is Full Professor in Early Modern History at the University of Luxembourg (Department of Humanities, Institute for History). She teaches courses and seminars on Early Modern Europe in the BA program of the Faculty of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences. She also takes part in the activities of the Faculty’s doctoral school. Monique Weis is a member of several international networks in the field of Renaissance Studies, Early Modern Studies and the history of the Reformation(s). She intends to develop projects in collaboration with scientific and cultural institutions in Luxembourg and the Greater Region. She will also deepen the links with specialists of Early Modernity in other universities of this transnational area.


Research interests
Early modern mobilities
Political and religious history
Duchy of Luxembourg;
Spanish Netherlands
Holy Roman Empire
Transnational and interregional perspectives
Reception studies