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Research Interests

  • Young adults in transitions
  • Child and Youth Care
  • Transnational Studies
  • International Volunteer Services



Since August 2011 Katharina Mangold is lecturer at the Institute for Social Pedagogy and Organizational Studies, University of Hildesheim. From 2008 to 2011 she was PhD-student and scholarship holder at the Research Training Group "Transnational Social Support" funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG). She completed her dissertation on "Transnational Experiences in International voluntary services", using a qualitative research design comprising ethnography, narrative and interaction analysis.


Katharina Mangold
University of Hildesheim
Institute of Social Work and Organization Studies
Marienburger Platz 22
31141 Hildesheim, Germany