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Weiss ROZOF (The Role of Civil Society Organizations in Refugee-related Work). As part of a teaching/research project regarding the role of civil society organizations in the field of refuge, students carry out their own research supervised by Dr. Anna Mratschkowski. The projects aims for understanding and improving the refugee-related work of NGOs and governmental organizations in Bochum.




The "refugee crisis" is not just a test for Europe, it also has the potential to raise a European society project in a globalized world.
Pries, Ludger (2016): Migration and arriving. The chances of refugee movement. Frankfurt am Main. Campus.



Marawo The master's degree program management and regulation of work, business and organization (MaRAWO) communicates scientific knowledge and professional skills in the areas of labor, business and organization.



  • By the end of April Prof. Pries gave the main lecture on the International Day at Evangelische Hochschule Freiburg entitled "Transnationalisierung sozialer Ungleichheit. The slides are available here (german).
  • In April 2018 we welcomed two visiting scholars at the chair: Emily Campbell and Carolina Rebollo. Emily Campbell is PhD student at the City University of New York (USA), her thesis carries the title "Grief and Politics in the American Opioid Crisis". Her stay will end in August 2018. Carolina Rebollo is PhD student at the University of Huelva (Spain), her PhD-thesis deals with migration atudies, social integration, diversity management with a focus on social media, specifically with the study of the refugee crisis through Twitter. Her stay will end in June 2018.
  • In regards to the new book "Refugees, Civil Society and the State: European Experiences and Global Challenges" by L. Pries (published by Elgar in April), a blog was established entitled "After the Refugee Movement of 2015: Lesson Learned or Business as Usual?". You can access the blog here.
  • As part of the public relations research project "Latest Thinking" Prof. Pries gave a longer interview on research activities in the subject area "Refugee Movement in the Mediterranean and in 2015". You can find the video of this interview here
  • On December 5, Prof. Pries lectured at the "Knowledge in Flight: Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Scholar Rescue in North America" conference, which was conducted at the Leo Baeck Institute and New School for Social Research, New York City on "Exile dynamics and impacts of European Social Scientists since the 1930s. Transnational Lives and Traveling Theories at the Colegio de México and New School for Social Research in New York." The slides of the lecture can be found here, and if requested, the text can be requested from the chair.


A Interview of Federico Besserer (UAM Iztapalapa), Prof. Pries and Claudia Masferrer (Colegio de México) about transnational space, migration and inequality. See here.