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Iris Würbel

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Habelschwerdter Allee 45, PF EWI 12
Room JK 24/234
14195 Berlin

01/2022 - 02/2023

Parental leave


Research and teaching associate, Department of Social Sciences – Childhood and Youth Studies, University College Cork, Irland

since 03/2019 Research Associate at the Devision of General Education, Freie Universität Berlin
10/2018 -
Employee in the project "Intercultural Opening of the Administration within the Destrict of Lichtenberg", DESI institute, Berlin
10/2015 - 09/2018

Master studies of educational sciences, Freie Universität Berlin
Degree: Master of Arts
Title of Master thesis: "Preschoolers and their social images of refugee children: Does intergroup contact make a difference?"

04/2016 -

Student employee in the division "Cross-Cultural Developmental Psychology",  Free University Berlin;
field research in Pune, India (2017, 2018)

04/2014 -

Junior-Expert for social-scientific accompanying research (quantitative and qualitative methods), InnoZ GmbH, Berlin

10/2009 -

Bachelor studies of organizational psychology and human resources, Harz University of Applied Sciences, Wernigerode
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Title of Bachelor thesis: "Der Verlust von erfolgskritischem Wissen in
Organisationen - eine Gestaltungsempfehlung für Maßnahmen zur Sicherung
von Expertenwissen am Beispiel der DB Mobility Logistics AG"


University tasks and administrative bodies

07/2019 - continuing Member in the examination board of the Master study program of educational sciences as a representative of academic staff interests, Freie Universität Berlin
04/2017 - 09/2018 Member in the examination board of the Master study program of educational sciences as a representative of students´ interests, Freie Universität Berlin
02/2017 -
Students´ representative in the appointment commitee for the W1 professorship of Early Childhood Educational Studies, Freie Universität Berlin

Winter semester 2023/2024

120185: Transformative Learning: A strategy to cope with uncertainty and complexity in the second modernity? (Seminar in Module 10: Approaches of pedagogic action)

teacher Iris Würbel
time 18. Oct. 2023 - 14. Feb. 2024 (Wednesday 12.00 - 14.00)


Würbel, I. & Kanngiesser, P. (2023). Pre-schoolers’ images, intergroup attitudes, and liking of refugee peers in Germany. PloS One, 18(2), e0280759–e0280759. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0280759


Bormann, I.; Niedlich, S. & Würbel, I. (2022). Trust in Educational Settings-What It Is and Why It Matters. European Perspectives. European Education, 53(3-4), 121–136. https://doi.org/10.1080/10564934.2022.2080564