The department analyzes the structural and functional change of sport and soccer in modern societies with a special focus on their social achievements in terms of integration.
The department’s work focuses on analyzing the labor market trajectories of immigrants and their descendants.
The department works on theoretical and conceptual issues related to migration and integration as well as on the empirical measurement of central concepts.
The Department of Education and Integration examines the conditions of competence development and educational achievement of adolescents with an immigrant background.
Research, education and care in the field of mental and physical health among people with different cultural backgrounds.
Our point of departure is to conceptualise migration as a central perspective for understanding society and culture, not as a marginal phenomenon.
The working field "Integration Research and Social Policy" is focusing on the theoretical research on integration in the field of social sciences and is analyzing international integration concepts and integration politics in heterogeneous societies in comparison and is examining the political impact on the whole society.