Prof. Dr. phil. Dipl. Psych. Ulrike Kluge

Head of the Research Group Transcultural Psychiatry and the Center of Cross-Cultural Psychiatry and Psychotherapy (ZIPP)

Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin
Charitéplatz 1
10117 Berlin

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Research Interests:
Critical migration studies in the fields of psychology and medicine, effects of migration and flight on mental health, theory and practice of (ethno-)psychoanalysis, psychotherapy with language and cultural interpreters, group-analytic approaches in transcultural contexts of care, qualitative social research

Research and Intervention Projects:

  • FOCUS- Forced displacement and refugee-host community solidarity
  • Evaluation study of psychosocial counseling in the mother tongue language for people with a migration background or refugee experience
  • Psychoanalytic and group-analytic resonance spaces and treatment possibilities for people with an immigration background, with a focus on refugees: "The new and the familiar in the mirror of the (allegedly) foreign".
  • TransVer- Network of psychosocial resources for the intercultural opening of the general mental health care system for.
  • "Welcoming culture at the Charité" - Development and coordination of a Berlin-wide network for the professionalization of psychosocial basic care for asylum-seekers and refugees
  • Further training and supervision for established colleagues who are engaged in the general mental health care of refugees
  • reWoven - refugee women and (psychosocial) voluntary engagement.
  • SeGeMi- Study group "Mental Health and Migration"


Additional information

Additional Affiliations:

  • Head of the Center of Cross-Cultural Psychiatry and Psychotherapy (ZIPP)
  • Senior researcher at the Department of Migration, Mental and Physical Health and Health Promotion at the Berlin Institute of for Integration and Migration Research // BIM, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Humboldt University of Berlin, Unter den Linden 6, 10099 Berlin
  • Member of the Seminar for Group Analysis Zurich (SGAZ)