Dr. Karina Böhm
Head of Research Management and Communication | Research Management and Communication

Since January 2019 Dr. Karina Böhm has been head of Research Management and Communication. She joined the IRS in 2013 as international affairs officer and deputy head of Research Management and Communication. Prior to this, she worked at the Centre for International Affairs and Languages at the Brandenburg University of Applied Sciences.

Dr. Karina Böhm studied communication and media studies, pedagogy and psychology at the University of Leipzig and Universidad Complutense de Madrid, earning an MA. In 2012, she was awarded a doctorate (Dr. phil.) in communication and media studies.

Portrait: © Nadine Schätzle


From 4 to 7 June 2019, together with the Design Research Lab at the University of the Arts (UdK) Berlin, the IRS hosted its third Spring Academy, “Investigating Space(s): Current Theoretical and Methodological Approaches”. The format transformed Erkner into a location for creative encounters between many international junior researchers. Here we offer an overview. more info