Prof. Dr. Herbert Brücker

Herbert Brücker is Head of the Department for Migration and International Labour Studies at the IAB since 2005 and Professor of economics at the University of Bamberg since 2008. He is also Head of the Department of Economic Migration and Integration Research at the Berlin Institute for Integration and Migration Research (BIM) at Humboldt-University Berlin. He completed a degree in sociology at the University of Frankfurt in 1986 and attained subsequently his doctorate from the University of Frankfurt in 1994. In 2005 Herbert Brücker received his habilitation in economics from the University of Technology in Berlin. From 1988 to 2005 he held research positions at the University of Frankfurt, the German Development Institute (GDI) and the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW) in Berlin. Herbert Brücker was Visiting Professor at the Aarhus School of Business from 2004 to 2005. He also is head of the department for Economic Migration and Integration Studies at the Berlin Institute for Empirical Integration and Migration Research (BIM) at the Humboldt-University Berlin.

His research interests cover international migration, integration of immigrants and European Integration.

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