Melanie Kogler


► Short CV

After finishing my undergraduate degree in Bochum with a focus on Political Science and Japan, I did my MA degree in Japanese studies (Japan/IR) in the Netherlands at Leiden Universitiy. During both my BA and MA studies I spent a year each in Japan for further studies and research. Since 2009, I have been a part of the IN-EAST in different positions and functions and have taught at both BA and MA level.

Since 2017, I am coordinating the institute’s MA programs and serve as contact person for enrolled students and applicants while regularly teaching the OA 2 module in our BA Moderne Ostasienstudien.

2003–2007   B.A. Economy and Politics of East Asia (focus on Political
                        Science/Japanese) at Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany
2005/2006    Year abroad at Hirosaki University, Japan (DAAD Stipend)
2007–2009   M.A. Japanese Studies at Leiden University, Netherlands
2008–2009   Year abroad at Sophia University, Japan
2009–2014   Member of DFG Research Training Group 1613 Risk and East
, Several fieldwork stays in Tokyo, Japan
2014–2016   Research Fellow at IN-EAST, Chair of Comparative Sociology
                       and Japanese Society
Since 2017   Coordinator at IN-EAST (MA program coordination)
                       Lecturer in the BA MOAS (OA 2 module Grundzüge und 
                       Entwicklungen der Länder Ostasiens

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To set up an individual appointment, please contact me by E-mail beforehand. Appointments can be organized online (Zoom or Skype) or in person.

LE Building | Room LE 602

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