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Dr. Maja K. Schachner

Dr. Maja K. Schachner

Research Associate/ Post-Doctoral Researcher

Diversity in Education und Development


Campus Golm
University of Potsdam
Inclusive Education
Karl-Liebknecht-Straße 24 - 25
House 31 - Room 1.11
14476 Potsdam


consulting hours
appointments to be arranged by e-mail

Research Interests

  • Acculturation und ethnic identity in adolescence
  • School adjustment of adolescent immigrants
  • Interethnic friendships in adolescence 
  • Dealing with diversity in multicultural schools
  • Intercultural competence of teachers 
  • Context effects and multilevel analyses 
  • Cross-Cultural Psychology 

Representative roles

  • President-Elect of the Early Researchers' Union of the European Association of Developmental Psychology (EADP), since 2017 (board member since 2013) Further Information

  • (Deputy) representative of the young scholar group of the Educational Psychology section of the German Psychological Assocication (DGPS), 2013-2017