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Assistant Professor Brigitte Schels

Research Department

Joblessness and Social Inclusion


Working Group



Professional career

Brigitte Schels attended the Economics and Social Sciences Faculty of the Friedrich Alexander University of Erlangen-Nuremberg to study social sciences and completed her studies in 2005 with a dissertation on the psychic well-being of unemployed teenagers (cooperation with the IAB) (Diplom-Sozialwirtin/Univ.). She has been a member of IAB's research staff since September 2005. She received her doctoral degree from the University of Mannheim in 2012. From 2011 to 2012, she was active as a senior researcher at the Chair of Sociology and Empirical Research at the Friedrich-Alexander-University of Erlangen-Nuremberg (FAU). Brigitte Schels has been an Assistant Professor (Juniorprofessorin) for Labour Market Sociology at the FAU since April 2015.