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Dr. Marcelo Parreira do Amaral

researcher at the GOETE Project, of the Faculty of Education, University of Frankfurt am Main

University of Frankfurt
Institute of Social Pedagogy and Adult Education
Grüneburgplatz 1; PEG Fach 48
D-60054 Frankfurt am Main

Phone +49 69 798 36419

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  • Since 04. 2012 Associate Professor at the State University of Ceará (UECE), Fortaleza, Brazil
  • Since 10. 2010 researcher at the GOETE Project, of the Faculty of Education, University of Tuebingen
  • 12. 2006 - 09. 2010 Teaching and research assistant in the department of General Education (Allgemeine Pädagogik) of the Faculty of Education, University of Tuebingen
  • 2006 - 2010 Doctorate in Education Science, Institute of Education, University of Tuebingen
  • 2000 - 2006 MA degree in Education and American Studies at the J. W. Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main


  • Germany Society of Education Science (DGfE), Germany
  • Brazilian Society of Comparative Education, Brazil
  • Comparative and International Education Society, USA
  • Mediterranean Society of Comparative Education, M.E.S.C.E, Malta
  • Member of NESET – Network of Experts on Social Aspects of Education and Training (www.nesetweb.eu)


  • Deregulierung im Bildungswesen. Münster u. a.: Waxmann (2012) (edited together with Sabine Hornberg).
  • Emergenz eines Internationalen Bildungsregimes? International Educational Governance und Regimetheorie. 2011, New Frontiers in Comparative Education, Band 1. Münster u.a.: Waxmann Verlag.
  • The Research University in Context: the Examples of Brazil and Germany. (together S. K. Amos and Lúcia Bruno) 2008. In: Baker, D./Wiseman, A. (eds.): The Worldwide Transformation of Higher Education", Volume 9 in International Perspectives on Education and Society Series published by Elsevier Science Ltd., Oxford, UK, S. 111-158.
  • World Cultural Patterns: Inequities in Higher Education and Affirmative Action in Brazil. In: Teoría de la Educación (Journal of the Universidad de Salamanca, Spain) 2008, pp. 114-132.
  • Regimeansatz – Annäherungen an ein Weltweites Bildungsregime. In: Tertium Comparationis, 13, 2 (2007), pp. 157-182.
  • The Influence of Transnational Organizations on National Education Systems. Frankfurt/M. et al.: Peter Lang, 2006.