Andreas Fickers is the director of the Luxembourg Centre for Contemporary and Digital History (C²DH) and head of the DH-Lab. He studied history, philosophy and sociology and is currently Professor for Contemporary and Digital History at the University of Luxembourg. He took his PhD in 2002 at RTWH Aachen University and worked as Assistant Professor for television history at Utrecht University (2003-2007) and Associate Professor for comparative media history at Maastricht University (2007-2013).
He's head of the FNR funded Doctoral Training Unit ‘Digital History & Hermeneutics’ (DTU) and coordinates the Trinational doctoral school together with Prof. Dr Dietmar Hüser (Universität des Saarlandes) and Prof. Dr Hélène Miard-Delacroix (Université Paris-Sorbonne). He's also prinicipal investigator of the DEMA project, Popkult60 and LuxTime and and editor of the Journal of Digital History. He's currently the Luxembourg national coordinator of DARIAH-EU and member of the joint research board of Humanities in the European Research Area (HERA).