Schöfberger, Irene

Dr. Irene Schöfberger

Research programme
Inter- and Transnational Cooperation

Former Researcher

Human geographer


The information corresponds to the stand of information at the time of departure

1/2018-2/2019German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)
Researcher, Research Programme "Inter- and transnational cooperation"
12/2017German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)
7/2017-12/2017International Council for Science (ICSU)
Science officer
10/2016-2/2017European Parliament's Committee on Development (DEVE)
Schuman fellow
4/2016-8/2016International Centre for Migration Policy Development
Junior expert
1/2012-11/2015Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg
PhD - Human geography
Dissertation: Strategic actions in the translocal space. An analysis of translocal livelihood strategies conducted in four Senegalese villages and in two European towns
9/2011-11/2011NGO Sur Maule, Talca, Chile
Research period
1/2009-3/2011Alma Mater Studiorum - Universià di Bologna
Master - Cultural anthropology and ethnology
7/2010-1/2011Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago, Chile
Semester abroad (Overseas)
9/2005-12/2008Alma Mater Studiorum - Università di Bologna
Bachelor - Politics and international relations
9/2007-6/2008Universidad del País Vasco, Bilbao, Spanien
Year abroad (Erasmus)

Refereed Publications

Non-refereed Publications

Opinion Pieces



    Environmental change and translocal vulnerability in Senegal
    Schöfberger, Irene (2018)
    Geneva: International Organization for Migration (Migration, Environment and Climate Change: Policy Brief Series 3 (4))