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Dr. Steffen Pötzschke

GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences
P.O. Box 12 21 55
68072 Mannheim, Germany

phone +49 621 1246 596


Steffen Pötzschke

Migration and Integration research, transnationalism studies, methods of migration research, refugee research.

Dr. phil. (Doctorate of Philosophy); born 1981; since 2011 research associate at GESIS – Leibniz-Institute for the Social Sciences in Mannheim, department Survey Design and Methodology (SDM), since 2016 member of the GESIS Panel team, 2011-2018 member of the Cross-cultural surveys team. Since October 2018 corresponding member of IMIS. Doctorate awarded by the University of Osnabrück (title of the doctoral thesis: Transnationalism and Integration of Turkish and Romanian Migrants in Western Europe), M.A. in International Migration and Intercultural Relations (University of Osnabrück), B.A. in Cultural Studies (University of Frankfurt (Oder)).

Member of the COST Action International Ethnic and Immigrant Minorities' Survey Data Network (ETHMIGSURVEYDATA, CA16111), Member of the section Migration and ethnic minorities of the German Sociological Association, member of the Network Refugee Research.

For a list of publications and scientific presentations see the personal website.