Dr. Andreas Rausch is a full professor of Economic and Business Education at the Business School at the University of Mannheim since 2017. His current research interests include workplace learning, simulation-based learning, competence assessment, evaluation of vocational education and training (VET) and further education, domain-specific problem solving and the role of non-cognitive factors. Andreas is committed to empirical educational research with a focus on process analysis, for instance by using research diaries or logfile analysis. Andreas was trained as a bank clerk (VET) before he studied Business Education. He received his PhD (Dr. rer. pol.) in Business Education at the University of Bamberg based on a dissertation thesis on workplace learning. He also qualified as a professor at the University of Bamberg with a paper-based habilitation thesis on non-cognitive facets of problem-solving competence. Andreas's research is published in international journals and he also serves as editorial board member and reviewer for several journals in the field.