International

International Research Cooperations

The professors of the IPU are involved in a large number of international research cooperations. Here you will find an overview of all ongoing international research projects or collaborations with current follow-up projects. In addition, you will find information on the contents of the projects and the respective partner institutions and cooperation associates abroad.

Name of the IPU professor involved: Prof. Dr. Dr. Phil C. Langer

Project Period: ongoing since March 2020

Short description: Researching the question, on how corona influences our perception, our experiences and the shaping of our relationships.

Partner institution: Institute for Educational Science at the University of Vienna (Austria)

Cooperation associate: Prof. Dr. Bettina Dausien (University of Vienna)

Name of the IPU professors involved: Prof. Dr. Dr. Phil C. Langer

Project period: ongoing since 2020

Short description: Project to evaluate sport as an intervention to improve the well-being of children and young people in northern Iraq.

Partner institutions: HIZ der Deutschen Sporthochschule Köln, University Dohuk (Northern Iraq)

 

Name of the IPU professor involved: Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Konrad Schnabel

Project period: ongoing since 2020

Short description: The aim of this project is to develop a Macedonian version of the Psychological Well Being Scale (PWBS) by Carol Ryff (2014) in a representative sample in the Republic of Northern Macedonia. The PWBS is one of the most widely used scales for assessing psychological well-being. It is based on a eudaimonic model of psychological well-being.

Representative sample from the Republic of Northern Macedonia

Cooperation associate: M.A. Ilija Dojchinovski (IPU Berlin)

Name of the IPU professor involved: Prof. Dr. Christine Stelzel

Project period: ongoing since 2019

Short description: Based on findings on the association of frequent simultaneous media use ("media multitasking") and increased distractibility, modality-specific effects and the role of motivational variables (correlative) as well as effects of media multitasking on different cognitive control processes (experimental) are investigated.

Partner university: University of Ghent (Belgium)

 

Name of the IPU professor involved: Prof. Dr. Andreas Hamburger

Projekt period: 2018 - 2021

Short description: The network project brings students and teachers from Germany together with students and teachers from Bosnia, Bulgaria, Serbia and Turkey. It is based on the results and resources of an intensive long-term cooperation within the DAAD networks “Trauma – Trust – Memory (TTM)” and “Migration – Trauma in Transition (MTT)”. The aim is to strengthen transregional academic cooperation on the topic of "Social Trauma". Special attention is given to the influence of social trauma on the development of civil society(ies) in the participating countries.

Partner universitäties: University of Sarajevo (Bosnia and Herzegovina), University of Tuzla (Bosnia and Herzegovina), University of Banja Luka (Bosnia und Herzegovina), University of Belgrade (Serbia), University of Nis (Serbia), St. Kliment Ohridski University Sofia (Bulgaria), New Bulgarian University Sofia (Bulgaria), University of the Aegean Lesbos (Greece), Bilkent University Ankara (Turkey), Başkent University (Turkey)

 

cooperation associates: Dr. Slavica Tutnjević (University of Banja Luka), Prof. Dr. Dženana Husremović (University of Sarajevo), Prof. Dr. Maida Koso-Drljević (University of Tuzla), Dr. sc. Damir Arsenijević (University of Tuzla), Assoc. Prof. Dr. Camellia Hancheva (University Sofia St. Kliment Ohridski), Assis. Prof. Biljana Stanković (University of Belgrade), Prof. Dr. Vladimir Hedrih (University of Nis), Prof. Dr. Gamze Özçürümez (Başkent University), Prof. Saime Özçürümez (Bilkent University)

 

previous projects: 

 

Trauma, Trust and  Memory – Social Trauma  and Reconciliation in Psychoanalysis, Psychotherapy and Cultural Memory (TTM)

 

Name of the IPU professor involved: Prof. Dr. Andreas Hamburger

Project period: 2013 - 2015

Short description: The project has established a transnational network in interdisciplinary and psychoanalytical trauma research supported by young researchers. It contributes to overcoming individual and social experiences of trauma, and creates conditions for subjective and collective reconciliation.

Partner universitäties: University of Sarajevo (Bosnia and Herzegovina), University of Tuzla (Bosnia and Herzegovina), University of Banja Luka (Bosnia und Herzegovina), University of Belgrade (Serbia), University of Nis (Serbia), St. Kliment Ohridski University Sofia (Bulgaria), New Bulgarian University Sofia (Bulgaria), University of the Aegean Lesbos (Greece), Bilkent University Ankara (Turkey)

Cooperation associates: Dr. Slavica Tutnjević (University of Banja Luka), Dr. Sabina Alispahić (University of Sarajevo), Dr. Larisa Kasumagić (University of Sarajevo), Prof. Dr. Dubravko Lovrenović (University of Sarajevo), Assoc. Prof. Dr. Camellia Hancheva (St. Kliment Ohridski), Prof. Dr. Nikola Atanassov (verstorben) (New Bulgarian University), Prof. Dr. Aleksandar Dimitrijević (IPU Berlin), Prof. Dr. Vladimir Hedrih (University of Nis)

 

Migration – Trauma in  Transition (MTT)

 

Name of the IPU professor involved: Prof. Dr. Andreas Hamburger

Project period: 2016 - 2017

Short description: Successor to the "Trauma, Trust and Memory" project

Partner universities: University of Sarajevo (Bosnia and Herzegovina), University of Tuzla (Bosnia and Herzegovina), University of Banja Luka (Bosnia und Herzegovina), University of Belgrade (Serbia), University of Nis (Serbia), St. Kliment Ohridski University Sofia (Bulgaria), New Bulgarian University Sofia (Bulgaria), University of the Aegean Lesbos (Greece), Bilkent University Ankara (Turkey)

Cooperation associates: Dr. Slavica Tutnjević (University of Banja Luka), Assoc. Prof. Dženana Husremović (University of Sarajevo), Assoc. Prof. Dr. Camellia Hancheva (University Sofia St. Kliment Ohridski), Assis. Prof. Biljana Stanković (University of Belgrade), Prof. Dr. Vladimir Hedrih (University of Nis), Prof. Saime Özcürümez (Bilkent University), Prof. Sotiris Xtouris (University of the Aegean)

Name of the IPU researcher involved: Dr. Aleksander Dimitrijevic

Project period: ongoing since 2015

Short description: Examining the effects of migration and war experiences on attachment and mentalisation within young individuals in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Germany, and Serbia.

Partner university: University Sofia St. Kliment Ohridski (Bulgaria)

Cooperation associate: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Camellia Hancheva (University Sofia St. Kliment Ohridski)

Name of the IPU professor involved: Prof. Dr. Dr. Phil C. Langer

Project period: ongoing since 2015

Short description: Exploring the transgenerational transmission of traumatisation in families of Shoa survivors.

Partner institution: Clinic Barmelweid (Switzerland)

Cooperation associate: Priv.-Doz. Dr. Joram Ronel (Clinic Barmelweid)

Name of the IPU professor involved: Prof. Dr. Tamara Fischmann

Project period: ongoing since 2015

Short description: Measuring the impact of prenatal and genetic diagnostics in women, their partners and their relationships, while taking interindividual and cultural differences into account. Funded by the EU.

Partner institution: Nordwestkrankenhaus Frankfurt a.M.

Countries involved: Great Britain, Greece, Israel, Italiy, Sweden

Cooperation associate: Prof. Dr. M. Leuzinger-Bohleber (Sigmund-Freud-Institut Frankfurt am Main)

An overview of all international research collaborations including finalized projects can be found here in PDF format: Table