M. Sc. Julia Hufnagl


Kärntenstraße 7, D-96052 Bamberg, Room KÄ7/00.22
Phone: 0951 / 863-2754
Email: julia.hufnagl(at)uni-bamberg.de

Office hours

by appointment via e-mail






Research Interests

  • Multilingualism, migration, acculturation, and integration in vocational education and training (VET)
  • Racism, sexism, and discrimination processes in VET
  • International comparison of vocational education systems
  • Education for sustainable development, alternative economic models, and business ethics

Short Bio

Julia Hufnagl has been a fellow researcher at University of Bamberg (Professorship of Economics and Business Education, Prof. Dr. Silvia Annen) since 2022. She studied at Skagit Valley College (US), Georg-August University of Göttingen (Germany), Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen-Nuremberg (Germany) and Karl-Franzens University of Graz (Austria). After completing her vocational training as a bank clerk, she gained practical experience at the Burlington Chamber of Commerce (US) and several companies in Germany. In recent years she has held various positions at the universities in Göttingen, Nuremberg, and Nijmegen (Netherlands) as well as at the Leibniz Institute for Educational Trajectories in Bamberg. Her main research fields are migration and discrimination processes in VET.


  • Since 04/2022: Research assistant at the Professorship of Economics and Business Education (Prof. Dr. Silvia Annen) at Otto-Friedrich University of Bamberg
  • Since 10/2021: Member of NEPS-Migration team at Leibniz Institute for Educational Trajectories (LIfBi)
  • 10/2020 - 09/2022: Studies of Business Education (M. Sc.) at Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, minor subject English
  • 10/2021 - 02/2022: Studies of Business Education and Development (Erasmus stay) at Karl-Franzens University Graz
  • 01/2021 - 06/2022: Student assistant at Professorship of Business Education (Prof. Dr. Nicole Kimmelmann) at Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen-Nuremberg
  • 06/2021 - 09/2021: Student Assistant at the Chair of Sociology and the Analysis of Social Structures (Prof. Dr. Cornelia Kristen) at Otto-Friedrich University of Bamberg, Germany
  • 10/2017 - 09/2020: Student Assistant at the Chair of Production and Logistics (Prof. Dr. Matthias Klumpp) and at the Chairs of Statistics and Econometrics (Prof. Dr. Thomas Kneib) at Georg-August University of Göttingen
  • 02/2019 - 07/2019: Intern at the Chair of German Language and Culture, in particular German Studies (Prof. Dr. P.L.M. Paul Sars) at Radboud University Nijmegen, the Netherlands
  • 10/2016 - 09/2020: Studies of Business and Human Resource Education (B. A.) at Georg-August-University Göttingen, minor subject English, additional qualification "Interculturality and Multilingualism / German as a Second and Foreign Language"
  • 04/2015 - 06/2015: Staff member of Student Life Team at Skagit Valley College, Mt. Vernon, WA, USA
  • 09/2014 - 06/2015: Studies of Business Management (transfer degree) at Skagit Valley College, Mt. Vernon, WA, USA (as part of the Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals)

Research Projects

  • Since 10/2021: Member of NEPS-Migration team at the Leibniz Institute for Educational Trajectories (LIfBi)
  • 01/2021 - 03/2022: Assistance in transfer seminar "WEICHENSTELLUNG FÜR AUSBILDUNG UND BERUF - Aufbaumodul Sprachförderung" for the project "WEICHENSTELLUNG FÜR AUSBILDUNG UND BERUF " (FAU Erlangen-Nuremberg)
  • 09/2019 - 02/2020: Volunteer in the language support project for refugees (Chair of Business Education and Human Resource Development, Georg-August University Göttingen)
  • 02/2019 - 07/2019: Contribution to the INTERREG project "Nachbarsprache & buurcultuur" (Radboud University Nijmegen, Netherlands)