Prof. (em.) Dr. Joachim MünchFields of knowledge: Gesellschaft, Bildung
Professor (emer.) for pedagogy, especially vocational pedagogy, at the Department of Social Sciences of the Technical University of Kaiserslautern. Main areas of work: Vocational training and personnel development, educational policy and international comparisons in education and training (Europe, USA, Japan and China). Holder of the Bundesverdienstkreuzes 1. Klasse and the Mérite Européen in Gold as well as Officer of the Order of Merit of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg.
Studied at the (then) Berufspädagogische Akademie in Hanover. Promotios studies (pedagogy, psychology, economics and political science and Columbus, Ohio. Director of the vocational schools in Kaiserslautern. Former guest lecturer at the Centre Universitaire de Luxembourg.