- Research stay at the University of California at Berkeley, School of Social Welfare, at the invitation of Prof. Neil Gilbert, PhD.
- Collaborative research project (completed) on the consequences of commuting on relationships and family with Prof. Dr. Michael Feldhaus, at Universität Oldenburg (project homepage)
- Working group Sustainable Lives at the Center for Sustainable Society Research at the University of Hamburg.
- Co-supervision of a dissertation project on migration in the context of climate change and security with Prof. Dr. Jürgen Scheffran in the CliCCS Cluster of Excellence.
- Member of the Center for Earth System Research and Sustainability CEN at the University of Hamburg.