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Research Association Discrimination and Racism (FoDIRA)
- Systematic examination of central domains, in which racist attitudes and prejudices originate, reproduce, exacerbate, or abate
- Funded by BMFSJ, a project of the DeZIM research association
- Affiliated with the department Migration and Health of the Berlin Institute of Empirical Integration and Migration Research (BIM), Co-PI: Prof. Dr. Ulrike Kluge
- Associates: Dana Abdel-Fatah
- Duration: 04/2022 – 08/2024
International Research Training Group - Transformative Religion
- Religion as situated knowledge in processes of social transformation
- DFG/ NRF
- Charité-PI: Prof. Dr. Ulrike Kluge
- Duration: 2022-2024
Transforming Solidarities: Practice and infrastructure in the migration society
- Funded by the funding initiative Grand Challenges "Social Cohesion" Exploration Projects of the Berlin University Alliance (BUA)
- Charité-PI: Prof. Dr. Ulrike Kluge, jointly with 11 more PIs of HU, TU and FU Berlin
- Associates: see homepage of the consortium
- Duration: 01/2021 – 12/2023
TRANSMIT-Transnational Perspectives on Migration and Integration
TransVer and TransVer-neXus
- Network of psychosocial resources for the intercultural opening of the general mental health care system for.
- 2017 - 2019: Funded by the German Lottery Foundation Berlin (Stiftung Deutsche Klassenlotterie Berlin).
- Duration: since 2017
- Director: Dr. Simone Penka, Vice-director: Prof. Dr. Ulrike Kluge
- Staff: see TransVer homepage
Exploring and Designing Urban Density. Neurourbanism as a Novel Approach in Global Health
- funded by the Grand Challenges "Global Health" Exploration Projects, Berliner University Alliance (BUA)
- PI: Prof. Dr. Ulrike Kluge plus 11 more PIs from HU and TU Berlin
- Details: https://www.berlin-university-alliance.de/en/commitments/grand-challenge-initiatives/global-health/expl-projects-gh/urban-density/index.html
- Duration: 2023-2025
- Migration and Health Care Delivery in Baden-Württemberg
- funded by the Ministry of Social Affairs, Health and Integration Baden-Württemberg
- PI: Prof. Dr. Ulrike Kluge
- Duration: 10/2022 - 03/2023
- Researchers: Laura Hertner, Steffen Schödwell
- Final report (only available in German) [download link "Abschlussbericht_MiGBaWü]
- Forced displacement and refugee-host community solidarity
- Funded by the EU-Commission, Horizon 2020.
- Coordinator: Danish Red Cross. Project leader at the Charité: Prof. Dr. Ulrike Kluge
- In collaboration with the Berlin Institute on Integration and Migration research.
- Duration: 01/2019-06/2022.
- Researchers: Dana Abdel-Fatah, Steffen Schödwell, Laura Hertner, and Anna Brenner
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”
- Homepage of the project
- Funded by the Stiftung Freie Assoziation
- Duration: 07/2017-09/2019
- PI: Prof. Dr. Ulrike Kluge
- Researcher: Steffen Schödwell
- Further information
- PI: Dr. Marion Aichberger
"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
- Funded by the Max Rubner Prize 2016 – the prize for innovative changes at the Charité
- In cooperation with the team of the Center for Cross-Cultural Psychiatry and Psychotherapy - ZIPP.
- Duration: 04/2016-03/2017
- PI: Prof. Dr. Ulrike Kluge
- Researchers: Judith Strasser, Corinna Rosenthal, the team of the Center for Cross-Cultural Psychiatry and Psychotherapy - ZIPP
- refugee women and (psychosocial) voluntary engagement.
- Development of a modularized supervision concept to support volunteers in their work with refugees. It is part of the research cluster "Solidarity" at the Berlin Institute for Integration and Migration Research (BIM).
- Funded by the Federal Government's Representative for Migration, Refugees and Integration.
- Duration: 04/2016-12/2016
- Researchers: see website of the BIM
- Study group "Mental Health and Migration"
- Funded by the Volkswagen Foundation
- Terminated 2013
Current Doctoral Theses
- Saskia Judith Schubert: "Das Zusammenspiel von Persönlichkeitseigenschaften, kulturbezogenen Einstellungen gegenüber Geflüchteten und der psychischen Gesundheit von Einheimischen"
- Felix Klapprott: "This is madness? A mixed-method study on how depressive symptoms in refugees are perceived by third parties: Understanding refugee lay-people's explanatory models of depression, and comparing professional perceptions and lay impressions of both refugee and non-refugee lay-people"
- Felicia Lazaridou: "A critical interpretive study of stress, distress and coping among African immigrants and refugees in Berlin: the meaning of 'Black Feminism' across transnational boundaries"
- Laura Hertner: Substance (mis)use among refugee women in Germany: patterns, motives and accessibility of addiction care services
- Lilian Franck: Sex education for women & marginalised genders in the digital era: a qualitative interview study (WT)
- Ebtesam Saleh: Medications abuse: In-depth interviews with refugees in addiction and rehabilitation centers in Berlin
- Ricarda Theobald: The humanitarian diagnosis of vulnerability. An anthropological analysis of psychological vulnerability assessments in the German asylum procedure
- Sina Benyamina: Healing through dialogues on sexual desire
All those interested in a doctoral thesis, please send us a max. 2-page exposé and a CV. We offer a colloquium every 4 weeks for doctoral candidates.
If you are interested in an internship, please contact via email.
Please note: There are no internships available until end of 2022. We will accept applications again from autumn 2022.
Further Training and Postgraduate Training
- Since 2010, the ZIPP cooperates with psychoanalytic training institutes to offer the first qualifying further training seminar in the field of intercultural psychotherapy and supervision (BSIPS – Berlin Seminar for Intercultural Psychotherapy and Supervision).
- Beyond that, we offer various further training and postgraduate training programs within our fields of research and practice
- Berlin Institute for Integration and Migration Research (BIM)
- District office Berlin-Mitte (Dr. Jeffrey Butler)
- Partners in the respectice research projects
- Selection of national and local cooperation partners:
- Geko - Your Community Halth Care Center in Neukölln
- Senate Department for Science, Health and Care Berlin
- Senate Department for Integration, Labour and Social Affairs Berlin
- State Office for Refugee Affairs Berlin
- Interdisciplinary Forum Neurourbanism e.V.
- Institute for European Ethnology, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin
- Psychotherapeutenkammer Berlin
- German Association of Psychosocial Centres for Refugees and Victims of Torture (BAfF)
- Ministry of Social Affairs, Health and Integration Baden-Württemberg
- Centre of Interdisciplinary Addiction Research (ZIS) of the University of Hamburg
- Selection of international cooperation partners:
- Malmö University, Sweden
- Delft University of Technology, Netherlands
- University of Witwatersrand Johannesburg, South Africa
- UC Berkeley, USA
- University Zagreb, Croatia
- Jordan University Amman, Jordan
- Danish Red Cross, Denmark