Roman Lietz M.A. studied Roman Philology, Intercultural Business Communication and Business Administration at Friedrich-Schiller-University-Jena. Currently, he is lecturing at Karlshochschule International University and he is finishing his Ph.D. in Intercultural Communication.
His research topics mainly comprise intercultural awareness, migration, integration, and the multicultural society. From 2009 to 2014 he was managing director of one of the largest community interpreting services in Berlin with 42 employees stemming from more than 15 countries, offering guidance to more than 2,000 immigrants annually. Blending practice with theory, he joined a research team at Karlshochschule, carrying out investigations on the participation of migrants in essential sectors of society. Since 2015 he is research assistant at Hochschule Karlsruhe – Technik und Wirtschaft.
Besides, as Roman Lietz is binational German-Argentinian, he delved in German-Latinamerican relationships, working in a social welfare office in Puerto Iguazú, Argentina, as well as for the Heinrich-Böll-Foundation in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.