Ulrike Krause is Junior Professor for Forced Migration and Refugee Studies at the Institute for Migration Research and Intercultural Studies (IMIS) and the Institute for Social Science, Osnabrück University as well as affiliated Research Associate at the Refugee Studies Centre, University of Oxford. She is PI of the projects Women, Forced Migration – and Peace? (funded by the German Foundation for Peace Research) and Global Refugee Protection and Local Refugee Engagement (funded by the Gerda Henkel Foundation).

Previously, she worked at the IFHV, Ruhr University Bochum and the Center for Conflict Studies, Marburg University. She recieved her doctorate in 2012 with her dissertation about development-oriented refugee assistance from the Inistitute of Political Science, Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg. The book based on the disseration “Linking Refugee Protection with Development Assistance. Analyses with a Case Study in Uganda” was published by Nomos.

With a focus on Forced Migration and Refugee Studies, her teaching and research interests are in the areas of humanitarian refugee protection, conflict displacement nexus, resilience, gender, gender-based violence, (post)colonial approaches and knowledge production. Her regional focus is on global developments as well as Sub-Saharan Africa, in particular East Africa. Over the past years, she has published widely on these topics. She is a co-founder and co-editor of the German Journal for Forced Migration and Refugee Studies, and board member of the German Network Forced Migration Research (Netzwerk Fluchtforschung). She has also founded and currently co-leads the German Forced Migration Research Blog (FluchtforschungsBlog) as a part of the German Network Forced Migration Research.

In the past, she also worked for international organizations such as UNICEF, GIZ and World Vision in refugee assistance, human rights and gender mainstreaming in Uganda, Germany and other countries.


Further information is available on the website of the  Junior professorship for Forced Migration and Refugee Studies, Osnabrück University. CV upon request.

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