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Ellen Heidinger

Ellen Heidinger

Ph.D. Student of the

German Socio-Economic Panel study Research Infrastructure


+49 30 89789 - 327
Research Topics and Working Areas

Ellen Heidinger joined the SOEP team in March 2020 and is a research associate in the project “Longitudinal Aspects of the Interaction between Health and Integration of Refugees in Germany (LARGE)”. Since October 2020, Ellen Heidinger has been a member of the Berlin Graduate School of Social Sciences (BGSS) at the Humboldt University of Berlin, where she is pursuing a PhD in sociology. In 2019 she obtained her master's degrees in sociology and empirical social research (M.Sc.) from the University of Cologne and in demography (M.Sc.) from the University of Groningen in the Netherlands. Her research interests are migration, social support and integration opportunities. She is a member of SOEP's Junior Research Group SocPsych-MH.


Externe referierte Aufsätze

Overcoming Barriers to Service Access: Refugees’ Professional Support Service Utilization and the Impact of Human and Social Capital

In: Journal of International Migration and Integration (2023), im Ersch. [online first: 2022-03-24] | Ellen Heidinger



The Importance of Transnational and Local Family Ties in the Social Support Networks of Refugees

Ellen Heidinger
Berlin, 28.11.2022
| Workshop on the Integration of Refugee Families in Host Countries: Research Advances, Policy Improvements, and Data Challenges

Barriers to Refugees' Utilization of Professional Support Services: Findings from the IAB-BAMF-SOEP Survey of Refugees

Ellen Heidinger
Nürnberg [Hybrid], 27.05.2021 - 28.05.2021
| Refugee Migration and Integration Revisited - Lessons from the Recent Past: The IAB-ECSR Interdisciplinary Conference [Hybrid]

Research Projects

Research Project

Longitudinal Aspects of the Interaction between Health and Integration of Refugees in Germany (LARGE)

Current Project| German Socio-Economic Panel study