Prof. Dr. phil. Yasemin Karakaşoğlu

Prof. Dr. phil. Yasemin Karakaşoğlu

Director of the Unit for Intercultural Education | Professor for Intercultural Education (FB 12)

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Prof. Dr. Yasemin Karakaşoğlu


Prof. Dr. Yasemin Karakaşoğlu is a full professor for Intercultural Education and head of the Unit for Intercultural Education (since 2004).

Karakaşoğlu studied Turkology, Philology and Political Sciences at the Universities of Hamburg and Ankara and worked as researcher at the Center for Studies on Turkey in Essen (1991-1995) and at the University of Essen (University of Essen 1996-2004). Her PhD was awarded the highly recognised Augsburger Wissenschaftspreis in 2000. She has published extensively on the educational situation and careers of migrant children and adolescents in Germany, Islam in German schools, the headscarf-discussion in German schools, and the living conditions and orientation of girls and women with a migrant family background. She was member of the Expert Council of German Foundations on Integration and Migration (2009 - 2015) and is member of the advisory committees of the Freudenberg Foundation, Otto-Benecke-Foundation, the advisory board of the University of Hildesheim as well as of the BAU International University for Applied Studies, Berlin, and member of various other committees including the Board to DAAD (2016 - 2019). She was a member of the University Management as Vice President for Intercultural and International Affairs (from 2011 till 2017).