Since October 2018 Laura Löwe is a doctoral student at the Bamberg Graduate School of Social Sciences (BAGSS). She studied sociology (B.A. and M.A.) at the university of Kassel. During her studies she worked as a student assistant and tutor at the chair for Methods of Empirical Social Research and as a student assistant in the project „Competence orientated assessment of communicative skills of students (KomPrue)“ at the International Centre for Higher Education Research (INCHER) in Kassel.
Her research interests include higher education research, social inequality and quantitative methods of empirical social research.
In her doctoral thesis, she analyses the temporal development of the importance of final grades for the labour market success.