Tanja Reiffenrath

University of Goettingen, Germany
Tanja Reiffenrath

Cultural studies meet internationalisation efforts

Tanja Reiffenrath works as Project Coordinator at the University of Goettingen, Germany.  She works in student and academic services and is the coordinator of the project ‘Internationalisation of the Curricula’. In the EAIE, she is an Associate in the Expert Community Internationalisation at Home. Tanja has taught and published on diversity issues, transnationalism, and the representation of the ‘other’. While teaching at the University of Paderborn in 2012, she was part of a team that was awarded the Teaching Award for Young Academics by the university’s presidential board for internationalisation and diversity in the classroom. In 2016, she organised the conference ‘Internationalisation of the Curricula in Higher Education: Concepts, Initiatives, and Actions’ at the University of Goettingen jointly with the German Academic Exchange Service and the German Rectors’ Conference. Tanja holds a PhD in American Studies and has studied at the Universities of Paderborn and Siegen, Germany, as well as the University of Oklahoma, USA.