Dr. Nils B. Heyen

  • 1999-2005: Studies of Sociology and Psychology at the Universities of Bielefeld, Hanover and Edmonton (Canada)
  • 2006: Voluntary Work in Child and Youth Welfare in Kimberley and Rietfontein (South Africa)
  • 2006-2010: Postgraduate Studies at the DFG-Research Training Group »Entering the Knowledge Society: Science in Applied and Advisory Contexts«, Institute of Science and Technology Studies (IWT), Bielefeld University, at the same time Scholarship by the Evangelisches Studienwerk Villigst, PhD-Programme »Biomedicine: Patterns of Interpretation and Social Practice« (until 2009)
  • 2011: Training as Peace and Conflict Consultant, Academy for Conflict Transformation, Forum Civil Peace Service, Bonn and Skopje (Macedonia)
  • 2011: PhD at Bielefeld University, Faculty of Sociology
  • Since 2011: Senior Researcher and Project Manager at Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research ISI, Competence Center Emerging Technologies, Karlsruhe