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Consultation of this website is subject to the terms and conditions set out below. By consulting the pages of this website, you agree to respect these terms and conditions.

The Digital Documentation and Research Centre (DDRC) at is an internet-based platform of the University of Luxembourg, on behalf of its Centre for Childhood and Youth Research within the Department of Social Sciences of the Faculty of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences (hereinafter “”).

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This website is owned by the University of Luxembourg.

University of Luxembourg

Faculty of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences,
Department of Social Sciences
Center for Childhood and Youth Research (CCY)
Maison du Savoir
2, place de l’Université
L-4365 Esch-sur-Alzette

Editorial Board:

  • Prof. Dr. Robin Samuel, Head of the Center for Childhood and Youth Research (CCY)
  • Moritz Höpner, Research and Development Specialist at the CCY
  • Christiane Meyers, Research and Development Specialist at the CCY


  • Faculty of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences of the University of Luxembourg (FHSE)
  • Ministry of Education, Children and Youth in Luxembourg (MENJE)

General Terms of Use

User’s general responsibility

The following terms and conditions hereby apply to the use of the website of the Digital Documentation and Research Centre (DDRC) as available at (hereinafter “website”). By using our website, you agree to the General Terms of Use of our website.

As a user of this website, you acknowledge that you have verified that the computer configuration you are using is free of viruses or other harmful software and that it is functioning properly.

You are solely responsible for the selection, use and interpretation of the data you retrieve, search and transmit on the Internet. You will abide by the terms and conditions of use of this website, which can be found in the current version of the imprint on the portal at the time of use.

As user, you accept that any access to the website or any use of the website shall be on your own responsibility. declines all liability for direct or indirect damage which may be caused by the use of the site, particularly in relation to an interruption to or cessation of the operation of the site or a dysfunction of the site which may result in particular from a shutdown for maintenance or upgrading of the computer system of the University of Luxembourg, technical faults or network overloads, faults in telephone lines, errors, negligence or misdemeanours by suppliers of Internet services or by a third party, or a virus acquired via the Internet.


The website, together with the information and works that it contains (without limitation to texts, logos, images, photographs, documents, exhibition design and presentation, etc.), is protected by intellectual property laws and by copyright legislation in all countries.

As user, you undertake to respect these intellectual property regulations and the copyright usage restrictions provided with each document without prejudice to the rights and exceptions envisaged by any binding provisions of applicable law.
Content and works as available on this website are the exclusive property of the University of Luxembourg and/or of their authors or right holders.
Unless otherwise indicated for each specific work or content, all rights of reproduction, public communication, adaptation, distribution or rebroadcasting via the Internet, an intranet or any other digital or analogic means are strictly reserved in all countries.
In particular, you undertake not to remove or alter the copyright notice indicating the author or the source of a document, nor to circumvent the digital rights management protection of the works, such as restrictions on printing or downloading and visible or invisible watermarking.
The photographs and personal documents available on the website may also be subject to the exclusive rights held by the persons photographed or by the owners of the aforementioned documents, all use being consequently subject to their prior authorisation.

Any infringement may give rise to civil or criminal proceedings.
Requests for authorisation should be sent to the CCY at the address indicated hereafter, or to the authors or right-holders concerned.

Center for Childhood and Youth Research (CCY) – University of Luxembourg

Maison du Savoir
2, place de l’Université,
L-4365 Esch-sur-Alzette

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You are free to:

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Subject to the following conditions:

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  • No Additional Restrictions – You may not apply any legal conditions or technical measures that legally prevent others from doing anything that the license allows.

For attribution, we recommend that you use our suggested citations where available. Short quotations are permitted, including for information and journalism purposes but excluding any commercial purposes, provided that the name of the author of the quoted document, the publication year, the title of the document and its source are cited.

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All brand names and trademarks mentioned on the website and possibly protected by third parties are subject without restriction to the provisions of the applicable trademark law and the ownership rights of the respective registered owners. The mere mention of a trademark does not imply that it is not protected by the rights of third parties.

In order to fulfil the general purpose of communication and information of the website, resorts in particular to free image files from

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Within the framework of the Unsplash license, endeavours to include the names of the photographers wherever technically possible on the website.

General use of hyperlinks

This website contains external information and media provided through hyperlinks to other websites or other sources not developed by Under no circumstances will be liable for hyperlinks from this website to other websites or other sources regarding their content, which remains the exclusive responsibility of their authors. The existence of a link from this website to another website does not constitute an endorsement or warranty by of the content or any person operating such other website. The shall be informed about the establishment of hyperlinks to this website. In this regard, please contact

Communication on social networks

The wishes to use social networks for maximum proximity with students, future students, researchers, etc. The aim is to provide them with special access to useful information likely to be of interest to them. To guarantee quality information flows where people remain respectful of good social practices and can participate freely, two guideline documents have been developed to assist users.

Social Media Guidelines outlines the essential points to be taken into consideration before posting information and moderating the flows of conversations. In order to ensure suitable uniformity on all the media and in all the messages posted, we would be grateful if you could ensure that you respect the editorial rules implemented.

The present General Terms of Use set out the basic rules to be observed when using social networks. Abiding by the law and respecting good social practices are the fundamental elements of these rules. These Terms of use are to be considered as supplementary to the terms of use set out by each of the media used: Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, etc.


Neither the University of Luxembourg and its entities, nor any other person lawfully acting on behalf of the University of Luxembourg, is responsible for any use or misuse that may be made of information to be found on this website. cannot be held responsible for the presence of viruses or malicious software on this website.

As the editor of the website, does not guarantee the timeliness, accuracy, completeness or quality of the information provided. Liability claims against the editor of the website, which refer to damages of a material or non-material nature, which were caused by the use or non-use of the information provided or by the use of incorrect and incomplete information, are fundamentally excluded, insofar as there is no demonstrable intentional or grossly negligent fault on the part of the editor. makes every effort to offer users available and verified information and / or resources. However, it cannot be held responsible for errors, lack of availability or invalidity of the information. In no case can the information contained on this website constitute a guarantee of administrative or educational errors. For more information, please contact the Secretariat directly.

All users who may encounter inaccuracies, erroneous information or information of a clearly illegal nature are requested to contact the website editorial board at expressly reserves the right to change, supplement or delete parts of the pages without prior notice, or to cease publication temporarily or permanently.

This disclaimer is to be regarded as part of the internet publication which you were referred from. In the event that sections or individual terms of this General Terms are deemed illegal or incorrect, the content or validity of the other parts remain valid and uninfluenced.

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