CV Dr. Doreen Müller

Academic appointments and professional activities:

  • Since October 2022
    Lecturer for Social Work at the VWA/Berufsakademie Göttingen
  • August 2020 to September 2022
    Interim professor for Social Work in Health Care, Health Campus Göttingen
  • Since October 2013
    Academic coordinator, Göttingen Diversity Research Institute, University of Göttingen
  • April 2009 - September 2013
    Research associate, Zoom e.V., Association for Prospective Developments (Göttingen)
  • October 2007 - March 2009
    Lecturer, Department of Political Science, University of Göttingen
  • June 2004 - September 2004
    Research assistant, Centre for European and North American Studies, University of Göttingen
  • November 2003 - January 2004
    Student assistant, Göttingen Sociological Research Institute (SOFI), University of Göttingen
  • April 2001 - May 2004
    Student assistant, Centre for European and North American Studies, University of Göttingen


  • 2009
    PhD awarded by the University of Göttingen
    Doctoral thesis title: "Asylum and refugees in European migration regimes. Metamorphoses of a contested category using the example of the EU, Germany and Poland"
  • October 2004 - September 2007
    Scholarship to participate in the DFG research training group "The future of the European social model", University of Göttingen
  • 2004
    First degree: Diplom in social sciences, University of Göttingen
    Diplom thesis title: "The health care of illegal migrants in Germany caught between 'exclusive' citizenship rights and 'universal' human rights"

Additional training and qualifications:

  • 2012-2013
    Part-time training to become a coach (178 teaching units, certified by the chamber of commerce)
    (Association of Education Initiatives in Lower Saxony)
  • In addition, participation on training courses dealing with university teaching methods and leadership skills in youth work