Research Coordination Within the DeZIM Network

Research question/goal: 

The coordination and networking of the DeZIM research community aims to encourage cooperation between the members of the DeZIM research community and the DeZIM institute. The networking and coordination staff in all research institutes of the DeZIM research community ensure an intensive and systematic exchange between the institutions involved (e.g. with regard to communication and organization of scientific conferences and workshops).

The German Center for Integration and Migration Research (DeZIM) was founded in July 2017 and is headed by the Federal Ministry for Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth (BMFSFJ). It aims to strengthen, connect and advance existing structures in migration and integration research. Furthermore, it addresses crucial questions of migration and integration research while attempting to close research gaps. DeZIM consists of two cooperating pillars: the DeZIM institute in Berlin, providing departmental research, and the DeZIM research community, comprising seven established research institutes for migration and integration research, among them the MZES.

Current stage: 

In 2022, the project team continued to focus on actively promoting collaboration between the institutes of the DeZIM Research Community, especially through the organisation of several cooperation projects (such as Forschungsverbund Diskriminierung und Rassismus, FoDiRa). The MZES was centrally involved in the call for proposals, selection, and implementation of the DeZIM Workshop Series. In April 2022, a DeZIM workshop on human trafficking was held at the MZES in digital form. Both national and international, renowned scientists as well as junior scientists of the DeZIM Research Community attended the workshop. In addition to the regular tasks, the MZES was involved in the meeting of the research networking centres in Berlin and in the foundation of the Arbeitsgemeinschaft Wissenstransfer.

Fact sheet

Funding: 
BMFSFJ
Duration: 
2020 to 2026
Status: 
ongoing
Geographic Space: 
Germany

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