Institute for Transcultural Health Science


Institute for Transcultural Health Science
Institut für Transkulturelle Gesundheitsforschung

The Institute for Transcultural Health Science is committed to the research and study of health science topics in the context of the increasing internationalization of health science and health care.

The Institute for Transcultural Health Science focuses, among other things, on cross-culturally oriented health research with different culturally shaped concepts such as health, illness, healing and the human being on which these concepts are based.



TEDx Stuttgart Theme: Shine a Little Light
Glühköpfe, die inspirieren und verändern.
Haus der Wirtschaft, Stuttgart

Prof. Kizilhan spricht auf dem Podium des Forums.
Bodensee Business Forum, Friedrichshafen


September 3rd 2019
The Impact of Culture and Belief in So-Called Honour Killings A Comparative Study between Honour Murders and other Perpetrators of Violence in Germany

30th July 2019
Fünf Jahre nach dem Völkermord an den Yeziden
Report (German)
Gesellschaft für bedrohte Völker (GfbV)

28th May 2019
Kizilhan: Providing Psychosocial Care to Child Soldiers Living in Post-IS Iraq
IPP Research paper

More Publications


IS-Rückkehrer: Wie eine Oma aus Friedrichshafen um ihre Enkel kämpft
Schwäbische Zeitung Plus Online

Dringend nötig: Traumatherapie für IS-Opfer
3sat nano wissen

Wie die Bundesregierung die Jesiden im Irak unterstützt
Auswärtiges Amt der Bundesrepublik Deutschland

DAAD-Aktuell berichtet über die Arbeit von Prof. Kizilhan im Irak "Traumaexperte etabliert Studiengang der Psychotherapie in Flüchtlingsregion".

weitere Medienberichte




Training and Further Education

  • transcultural psychotherapy
  • traditional and modern medical and psychological treatments
  • migration and health
  • migration and integration
  • psychotraumatology in post-extreme situations
  • psychosocial situation of people in conflict areas
  • prevention of violence
  • research on extremism
  • transgenerational trauma


Press Reviews

The "press review" contains a selection of up-to-date media reports and articles about our work.

Go to press reviews (German)


Prof. Dr. Dr. Jan Kizilhan

"Manuela Strobel"

Manuela Strobel

Claudia Klett

"Kornelia Schlegel"

Kornelia Schlegel

"Florian Steger"

Florian Steger

"Christiana Nolte"

Christiana Nolte

"Johanna Neumann"

Johanna Neumann