Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences
Nils Witte is PhD Fellow at Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences (BIGSSS) in the thematic field “Welfare State, Inequality and Quality of Life“. In his dissertation he examines the role of symbolic boundaries for naturalization decisions. He studies the case of Turkish residents in Germany. In 2014 he was DAAD-funded Visiting Student at the European University Institute (Liaison: Rainer Bauböck).
He studied sociology and political science at University of Mannheim and University of Florence. He obtained his graduate degree (Diplom-Sozialwissenschaften) from University of Mannheim in 2011 (“Cultural Identities of the Turkish 2nd Generation in Germany and Sweden”).