Andrei Lavruhin

BISS senior analyst. In 1995, he graduated from Belarusian State University (the Faculty of Philosophy and Economics). In 1999-2000 he was a fellow scholar at the Institut für Philosophie, Technische Universität zu Berlin. In 2001, he received his PhD from St. Petersburg State University. From 1998 to 2014 he worked at European Humanities University (Minsk, Vilnius) as a lecturer and the head of the Department of Political Philosophy. In 2003-2004 he was a visiting scholar at Albert-Lüdwigs-Universität Freiburg (Germany), and in 2007 at Universität zu Köln (Germany).
 
Apart from working as a BISS analyst, he is an Associate Professor at the Department of Sociology of the National Research University - Higher School of Economics, an expert of the Public Bologna Committee (Minsk, Vilnius), and a member of the Council of the Belarusian Expert Community "Our Opinion" (Minsk, Vilnius). He authored more than 80 scientific and popular science works on psychology, the sociology of knowledge as well as scientific, educational and innovation policy.
 
His current interests and expert competencies include education, science, innovation, and human capital.
 
Apart from his mother tongue Russian, he speaks Belarusian, German, and English.