Laura Hertner

Psychologist and research assistant


Laura Hertner (MSc) is a psychologist and research assistant at Berlin Institute for Empirical Integration and Migration Research at the Humboldt Universität zu Berlin (Germany) and a doctoral candidate within the working group of transcultural psychiatry at the Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy at Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin. Her work focuses on the conditions provided to migrants and especially refugees by hosting countries (urban and rural Germany, recently also Turkey and Lebanon) and their effects on mental health. This includes research on the barriers imposed on non-german native speakers by the German health and addiction care institutions and how they might be overcome.