Romain Martin

Temporary or non statutory researcher
Université du Luxembourg


Professional address
Université du Luxembourg
11, Porte des Sciences
L-4366 Esch-sur-Alzette
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Carreer and responsabilities

Romain Martin is Professor of Psychology and Educational Science at the University of Luxembourg and Head of the Luxembourg Centre for Educational Testing (LUCET). He was trained as a primary school teacher and as a psychologist. He obtained his PhD in Differential and Educational Psychology from the University of Nancy in France in 1998. He is currently responsible for numerous research projects developing new computer-aides assessment tools for the field of education and has published many papers in the field of educational measurement and applied cognitive science. He is also actively involved in projects seeking to introduce computer-based assessment in school monitoring and large-scale assessment programs such as PISA.

Member of the following Research Area Groups:

  • Educational Technology
  • Cognitive Neuroscience


  • School Monitoring and Large Scale Studies 
  •  Psychology

  •   Research center or department
    Research topics

  • Teaching practices

  • Keywords
  • cognitive development
  • assessment

  • Major publications

    Kerger, S., Martin, R., & Brunner, M. (in press). How can we enhance girls’ interest in scientific topics? British Journal of Educational Psychology.

    Brunner, M., Keller, U., Dierendonck, C., Reichert, M., Ugen, S., Fischbach, A., & Martin, R. (2010). The structure of academic self-concepts revisited: The nested marsh/shavelson model. Journal of Educational Psychology.

    Brunner, M., Keller, U., Hornung, C., Reichert, M., & Martin, R. (2009). The cross-cultural generalizability of a new structural model of academic self-concepts. Learning and Individual Differences, 19(4), 387-403.