Логотип CGES

Caterina Rohde-Abuba

Affiliated researcher at the Centre for German and European Studies




Research Areas:

  • Migration, gender and diversity in contexts of education and work
  • Care work
  • Post-socialism and social change
  • Qualitative research methods and triangulation of methods
  • University didactics of academic writing  

Work Experience:

  • since 2015 Senior research consultant, INFO GmbH Market and Opinion Research, Berlin
  • 2013-2015 Post-doc fellow, Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences, study course “Gender and Diversity”
  • since 2014 Research associate, Centre for German and European Studies, University Bielefeld
  • 2012-2013 Research fellow, University of Applied Sciences Bielefeld, Faculty of Social Work
  • 2010 Guest researcher, Centre for German and European Studies,  St.Petersburg
  • 2009 Research assistant, University Bielefeld, Faculty of Sociology


  • 2008-2013 Doctoral studies, University Bielefeld, Faculty of Sociology, Bielefeld Graduate School in History and Sociology, PhD Thesis “Au-pair Migration. Geographical and Social Mobility of Young Women between Russia and Germany“
  • 2004-2008 Diploma studies, Otto-Friedrich University Bamberg, Faculty of Sociology, Diploma thesis “Conditions of migrants’ integration into the housing market“
  • 2003-2004 Student exchange, University of Latvia and University of Vienna
  • 2001-2003 Pre-diploma studies, University of Bremen, Faculty of Sociology