Co-Applicant, Causes and Consequences of Early Socio-Cultural Integration Processes Among New Immigrants in Europe
Matthias Koenig is full professor of sociology/sociology of religion at the University of Göttingen, Germany. Having studied at the Universities of Hamburg, Princeton (USA), and Marburg and having worked at UNESCO's division of social sciences, Paris, he holds a Master and a Doctoral degree in sociology from the University of Marburg as well as a habilitation in sociology from the University of Bamberg, Germany. Before joining the University of Göttingen in 2006, Koenig held teaching positions at the Universities of Marburg and Bamberg and, as guest professor, at the École Pratique des Hautes Etudes EPHE-Sorbonne) in Paris. He received several research grants and scholarships from the DAAD, the Volkswagen Foundation, and Era-Net/NORFACE and was member of the Junge Akademie at he Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences (BBAW). He was the founding editor of UNESCO's International Journal of Multicultural Societies (IJMS) (now entitled Diversities), is editorial board member of the Social Compass, and advisory board member of the eitschrift für Soziologie and the Institute for World Society Studies (Bielefeld).