Els Pazmany holds a Bachelor degree in Social Work (2001), a Master degree in Sexology (2004) and a PhD in Biomedical Sciences (2015). She has work experience as a counsellor in the socio-educational work field (special youth care, family counsellor in child- and youth psychiatry, and sexologist).
She also worked as a PhD student and postdoctoral researcher at the Institute for Family and Sexuality Studies, University of Leuven (2009-2015). Since 2016 she has been teaching ‘Documentation and research methods within the Bachelors program in Socio Educational Care Work and supervising bachelors dissertations within the Bachelors program in Applied Psychology. She is also a researcher in several ongoing research projects at the Bachelors program in Socio Educational Care Work.