Research Centre for Intercultural Studies (Forschungsstelle für Interkulturelle Studien, FiST)
|Institution||Research Centre for Intercultural Studies|
|Themes||migration and minorities in politics, education, the media|
|Orientation||research in sociology, education, political science|
The Research Centre for Intercultural Studies (FiST) of the University of Cologne with migration and minorities. It is interdisciplinary in its orientation and formulates questions relating to living together in a globalised world from the perspectives of sociology, education science and political science.
The FiST is engaged in the research fields of immigration in the global context as well as inclusion, recognition and equality of migration groups. In addition, it deals with allochthonous population groups and studies the intercultural dimension of migration. Important theme complexes are globalisation, migration in public discourse, living together in cities, challenges in politics and education, multilingualism and intercultural practice, violence, racism and right-wing extremism.