PhD in progress, Human geography, migration (Univ. of Lisbon 2013-2016)
Marie Curie-INTEGRIM Fellowhship
Research master in Sociology, migration, cum laude (Univ. of Amsterdam, Univ. of Deusto, Univ. College Dublin 2011-2013)
Title: Leaving home for home-making: a study of immigrants’ home-making practices
Bachelor’s degree in International relations (Univ. of São Paulo 2006-2010)
Research Group: MIGRARE
Research interests: mobilities, migrant integration, space, place, home-making
Currently a PhD student at IGOT and Marie Curie early-stage researcher, Franz is part of the FP7 INTEGRIM project “Integration and international migration: pathways and integration policies”. His research lies at the intersection between migration and urban studies and addresses the question of migrant spatial integration as a product of the use of Lisbon city spaces. Franz has a Research Masters’ degree delivered by a joint program in sociology of migration having written about migrants’ home-making practices.