Prof. Dr. Roland Happ is professor of vocational education and training with a specialization in economics at the Faculty of Economics and Management Science at Leipzig University. His research interests include modeling and measuring of economic and financial literacy among young adults. He has adapted measurement instruments on these constructs from an American to a German context. He is also involved in numerous international comparative studies (e.g. with the USA, Japan, Korea, China). In current research projects, Roland Happ is investigating the use of digital multimedia packages in teachers' training. He is also investigating the prospects of using artificial intelligence applications in vocational education.
Mr. Happ has gained extensive teaching experience in face-to-face as well as online formats. In this context, he has taught numerous courses in methodology in the area of methods in empirical educational research. Roland Happ has been a visiting professor at Hitotsubashi University in Tokyo, teaching in English on empirical educational research. In the course of the internationalization of vocational education and training, Mr. Happ offers courses at Tbilisi University (Georgia) as part of a project funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF).