EIMI

The director of the EIMI Institute is Yassir Eric - he is a specialist in Islamic Studies and has both an immigrant's background as well as a degree in theology. He is a graduate of AWM and of the "kirchliche Hochschule" in Ludwigburg. Yassir Eric has been a pastor of migrant churches and serves internationally as a speaker and teacher.

Yassir Eric
Director

Yassir Eric

(M.A., Columbia International University - ESCT, M.A. University of Heidelberg) Being a person with a migrant background himself, Yassir Eric is well suited to lead the European Institute for Migration, Int ...
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Traugott Hopp
Advising

Traugott Hopp

Traugott Hopp serves as President of AWM since 2002. The native hesse studied theology at "Theologischen Seminar Tabor" and Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, Chicago (USA). The emphasis of h ...
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Veronika Damyanova
Referentin

Veronika Damyanova

geboren in Russland, aufgewachsen in Bulgarien, seit 2010 intensive Begleitung osteuropäischer Frauen in Deutschland.

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Maïté Gressel
Referentin

Maïté Gressel

During her studies of Theology at the University of Tübingen (completed 2012), Maïté Gressel started to work voluntarily among refugees, e.g. as a German teacher. That’s why she decided to also study ...
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Marion Hofmann
Coordinator

Marion Hofmann

Worked for many years as a Management Assistant for an international industrial corporate group, 2011 - 2015 Assistant Director of Administration at a missions hospital in Peru. EIMI Coordinator since Octob ...
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Diane Sachs
Assistant

Diane Sachs

Aufgewachsen in den USA, lebt sie seit 1993 mit ihrem schwäbischen Mann in Deutschland. Studierte ursprünglich Organisational Administration und in den letzten Jahren Intercultural Studies an der AWM. W ...
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European Institute for Migration, Integration and Islam
We seek to promote, both in churches as well as in politics, a path away from parallel structures toward integration. more