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.



International Conference in Duhok: East meets West organized by the Institute for Psychotherapy and Psychotraumatology, Dean Prof. Kizilhan will be held at University of Duhok, Kurdistan Region, Iraq.

Invitation and further information


Nobel Peace Prize 2018

The 2018 Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad for their efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war. Prof. Kizilhan congratulates Nadja Murat.

Press Reviews


Project MIMI organizes the conference "Hand in Hand für ein gewaltfreies Miteinander" in Berlin.

Program (German)    
Conferece Homepage MIMI (German)



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

"Kornelia Schlegel"

Kornelia Schlegel

Claudia Klett

"Florian Steger"

Florian Steger

"Christiana Nolte"

Christiana Nolte