Nihad El-Kayed

Member of the Department "Integration, Sport and Football"

since 10/2017 Research Associate at the Department Diversity and Social Conflict (Department of Social Sciences, HU Berlin), Research Project "Welcoming Neighborhoods - conditions of social cohesion in super-diverse communities" (funded by BMBF)

01/2017-12/2017 Research Associate, BIM-Department "Integration, Sport and Football", Project "Sport and Social Inequality"

05/2016 - 12/2016 Research Associate, BIM-Research Project „Housing Situation of Female Refugees“

08/2015-02/2016 Research Associate, BIM-Research Project „Risk of Poverty amongst First and Second Generation Immigrants“



since 2012 PhD Candidate in Urban Sociology, Department of Social Sciences, HU Berlin

2012-2015 PhD Scholarship, Heinrich Böll Foundation

2014 Visiting Researcher, Department of Sociology, University of California Berkeley, invited by Prof. Irene Bloemraad

2011 M.A. Sociology, Bielefeld University

2010 Research Stay, Center for Urban Research, Graduate Center of the City University of New York, invited by Prof. John Mollenkopf

2008 B.A. Social Sciences, Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf


Research Interests

Citizenship and Migration, Refugees in Urban Settings, Local Citizenship, Social and Political Inequality, Neighborhood Research, Social Networks and Social Capital, Mixed Methods, Sport and Migration