Since 2013 Georg Mein is dean of the Faculty of Language and Literature, Humanities, Arts and Education at the University of Luxembourg.
Before he became professor at the University of Luxembourg in 2006, he has been assistant professor of German Literature and Literary Didactics at the University of Bielefeld. In 1999, Georg Mein received his PhD at the University of Bonn (Thesis: “Die Konzeption des Schönen. Der ästhetische Diskurs zwischen Aufklärung und Romantik. Kant – Moritz – Hölderlin – Schiller”) and, in 2006, a Degree of Habilitation at the University of Bielefeld (Thesis: “‘Und wozu Leser in dürftiger Zeit’ Literarische Bildung und soziokulturelle Milieus”).