Dr. Jan Scharf


Academic Staff

Educational Inequalities and Reducing Educational Barriers

Educational Governance

Rostocker Straße 6
60323 Frankfurt am Main

+49 (0)69-24708-446




Curriculum Vitae

Since 08/2021
Coordinator of the Project ABIBA | Meta
2019 – 2023
Fellow at the College for Interdisciplinary Educational Research (CIDER)
Since 03/2019
Research Associate in the Department of Educational Governance at DIPF
Doctorate in Sociology, University of Luxembourg
09/2017 – 11/2017
Research stay at Tallinn University, Estonia (Institute of International Social Studies)
2015 – 2018
Research Associate, PhD candidate, University of Luxembourg (Institute of Education and Society, Project SASAL)
2013 – 2015
Research Associate, University of Luxembourg (Youth Research)
2010 – 2013
Research Associate, Landesbetrieb für Statistik und Kommunikationstechnologie Niedersachsen (LSKN)
Diploma in Social Sciences, Leibniz University Hannover

Research Interests

  • Sociology of education and educational inequality
  • Primary and secondary effects
  • Overcoming educational barriers
  • School contexts, values of education and school alienation
  • Migration and youth studies
last modified Jan 19, 2024