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Turkish Academics in Germany

DAAD price 2007 for Ummuhan Cilen Urkun
DAAD prize 2007 for Ümmühan Cilen Urkun. Photo:

In 2008, 173 academics of Turkish background resident in Germany were the subject of a TASD survey. 73 percent of respondents German-born:

38 percent
84 percent
42 percent

of Turkish academics currently living in Germany intend to move to Turkey in the future.
of Turkish academics are rather content with their life in Germany.
"lack a sense of feeling at home".

Turks have fewer opportunities on the German labour market:

68 percent
86 percent


of academics of non-German background are employed
of academics of German background are employed

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