Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Berlin Institute for Empirical Integration and Migration Research (BIM)

Sophie Harms

Harms Sophie SW


  • Research scientist at the Department of Education and Integration
    and at the Institute of Educational Sciences, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin




Research Interests


  • Migration-related discrimination in schools
  • Differential teaching processes


Academic Career


  • Since 06/2021
    Research scientist at the Berlin Institute for Empirical Research on Integration and Migration (BIM), professorship for Learning and Instruction with a Special Focus on Migration-Related Diversity (Prof. Edele) and at the Institute for Educational Sciences, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
  • 10/2016 – 03/2019
    Study of psychology with focus on clinical and health psychology (MSc.), Freie Universität Berlin
  • 10/2012 – 09/2016
    Study of psychology (BSc.), Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin




  • Zander, L., Höhne, E., Harms, S., Pfost, M., & Hornsey, M. J. (2020). When grades are high but self-efficacy is low: Unpacking the confidence gap between girls and boys in mathematics. Frontiers in Psychology, 2492.



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