Johanna C. Günther, M.E.S.

Johanna C. Günther, M.E.S.

Research fellow

Project "FFVT: Forced Migration and Refugee Studies: Networking and Knowledge Transfer"

Bismarckstraße 6
91054 Erlangen


Johanna Günther is a research fellow at the Centre for Human Rights Erlangen-Nuremberg and coordinator in the joint project “FFVT: Forced Migration and Refugee Studies: Networking and Knowledge Transfer”. She is in charge of organising the biennial FFVT Summer School. A focus of her work is also on the areas of transfer and science communication.

Previously, Johanna Günther was a research assistant and member of the Migration Policy Research Group at the University of Hildesheim. She was a programme manager at Land.Zuhause.Zukunft, where she was particularly responsible for political communication and external networking and set up the Integration in Rural Areas Forum (Forum Integration in ländlichen Räumen).

In the past, Johanna Günther has worked for the Deutsches Institut für Menschenrechte, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit as well as the Robert Bosch Foundation on topics of national and international migration policy. She was a research assistant at the Otto-Suhr-Institut of the FU Berlin and a project assistant at the European Network for National Human Rights Institutions in Brussels.

Johanna Günther studied Cultural Studies and Political Science at Leuphana University Lüneburg and European Studies at the FU Berlin. Her dissertation project examines the impact of judgments of the European Court of Human Rights on European asylum policy.