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

Prof. Dr. Ulrike Kluge


  • Head of the Migration and Health Department
  • Professor of Psychological and Medical Integration and Migration Research at the Charité University Hospital in Berlin

phone: +49 (0)30 45051-7113

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Prof. Dr. Ulrike Kluge is Professor for Psychological and Medical Integration and Migration Research at the Charité Hospital in Berlin. There she heads the Center for Intercultural Psychiatry and Psychotherapy (ZIPP) and together with Prof. Dr. Dr. Andreas Heinz the working group Transcultural Psychiatry.

Prof. Kluge studied psychology and ethnology at the Philipps-University of Marburg from 1999-2005,
the "Escola Superior de Educação" in Coimbra (Portugal) and at the Free University of Berlin.

Since 2006 she was a research assistant at the Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy at the
of the Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin. From 2009-2012, she was the study director of the VW Foundation-funded „Seelische Gesundheit und Migration“ (SeGeMi).

Since 2007, Prof. Kluge has been in training as a psychoanalyst at the Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Psychoanalyse und Psychotherapie Berlin, e.V. (APB) and since 2009 in training as a group analyst at the Seminar für Gruppenanalyse Zürich (SGAZ).

Ulrike Kluge's professorship is funded by the Berliner Chancengleichheitsprogramm (BCP).


Current work and research focus


  • Transcultural Psychiatry
  • Intercultural Psychotherapy
  • Migration and health care research
  • Linking quantitative and qualitative methods of social research
    in psychological and medical integration and migration research
  • Language and cultural mediators in psychotherapeutic and psychosocial settings


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