Ulrike Krause is Junior Professor for Forced Migration and Refugee Studies at the Institute for Migration Research and Intercultural Studies (IMIS) and the Institute for Social Science, University of Osnabrück as well as affiliated Research Associate at the Refugee Studies Centre, University of Oxford. She is PI of the project Global Refugee Protection and Local Refugee Engagement funded by the Gerda Henkel Foundation. Previously, she worked at the IFHV, Ruhr University Bochum and the Center for Conflict Studies, Marburg University.
With a focus on Forced Migration and Refugee Studies, her teaching and research interests are in the areas of humanitarian refugee protection, conflict displacement nexus, resilience, gender as well as sexual and gender-based violence. Her regional focus is on global developments as well as Africa, in particular East Africa and Uganda. Over the past years, she has published widely on these topics. She is a co-founder and co-editor of the German Journal for Refugee Studies, and board member of the German Network for Refugee Research (Netzwerk Fluchtforschung). She has also founded and led the German Refugee Research Blog (FluchtforschungsBlog) as a part of the German Network for Refugee Research.
In addition, she has worked for international organizations such as UNICEF, GIZ and World Vision in refugee assistance, human rights and gender mainstreaming in Uganda, Germany and other countries.