Short CV/Education and training

  • 1992
    Cand.mag degree, University of Bergen, Norway in comparative politics, economics and German

  • 1994
    Cand.Polit. degree in Comparative politics at the University of Bergen, Norway (including courses as Erasmus student at the Department of Political Science, Friedrich-Wilhelm-Universität, Bonn, Germany, 09/1992-07/1993)

  • 1995 – 1997
    Lecturer, Department of Sociology (part of Central Archive University Institute staff), University of Cologne, Germany

  • Since 1996
    Academic employee – since 2006 head – of the European Data Laboratory for Comparative Social Research at GESIS (former Central Archive for Empirical Social Research) in Cologne, Germany

  • 2003
    Dr. rer. soc. in political science at the Justus-Liebig-Universität Giessen, Germany

  • 2009 – 2010
    EU-Coordinator of the ZA-EUROLAB project supported in FP6 (

  • Since 2011
    Professor of International Politics at the Cologne Business School, Cologne

  • 2013 – 2014
    Fellow, Harvard Humanitarian Initiative

  • Since 2013
    Vice-President for Research, Cologne Business School, Cologne

Selected publications

  • (2014) Declining Political Trust, Disenchantment with Politics, and Methods of Political Participation edited with Markus Quandt and Christina Eder.

  • (2012) Philipp Kuwert and Ingvill C. Mochmann, Kriegstraumatisierungen aus interdiziplinärer Sicht II, in Trauma & Gewalt 6. Jg., Heft 2, Mai 2012.

  • (2011) Philipp Kuwert and Ingvill C. Mochmann, Kriegstraumatisierungen aus interdiziplinärer Sicht I, in Trauma & Gewalt 5. Jg., Heft 4, November 2011,

  • (2009) Ingvill C. Mochmann, Lee, S.,& Stelzl-Marx, B.: Special Focus: Children born of war during and after WWII, Historical Social Research, 34(3).

  • (2003) Ingvill C. Mochmann: Lifestyles, social milieus and voting behaviour in Germany. A comparative analysis of the developments in eastern and western Germany. Dissertation. Elektronische Bibliothek Giessen,

Selected articles:

  • (accepted) Bogdan Voicu and Ingvill C. Mochmann: Social Trust and Children Born of War, Social Change Review.

  • (2014) Ingvill C. Mochmann: Besatzungskinder, tyskerbarn, Amerasians: Krigsbarn i historisk og internasjonal kontekst, Internasjonal Politikk, Vol. 72, Nr. 4, 2014, 537-550.

  • (2010) Ingvill C. Mochmann and Sabine Lee: The Human Rights of Children born of War: Case Analyses of Past and Present conflicts, Historical Social Research, Vol. 35, 2010, No. 3. 268-298.

  • (2010) Ingvill C. Mochmann and Dorien Detombe: The COMPRAM Methodology and Complex Societal Problems ? an Analysis of the Case of Children Born of War, Organizacija, Volume 43, Number 3, May-June 2010 , 113-124. DOI: 10.2478/v10051-010-0012-3.

  • (2009) Ingvill C. Mochmann and Øland, A.: Der lange Schatten des Zweiten Weltkriegs: Kinder deutscher Wehrmachtsoldaten und einheimischer Frauen in Dänemark. In: Special Focus: Children born of war during and after WWII. Historical Social Research, 34(3), 282-303.

Complete list of publications

Selected projects

  • "Norwegian children of the Wehrmacht – Psychosocial consequences, identity development and experience with prejudice" (with Miertsch/ Glaesmer/Kuwert), 2014-2015

  • The Legacy of war time rape, conference in cooperation with PRIO, Oslo, funded by the Norwegian ministry of foreign affairs, 2011

  • Structuring the European Research Area – Research Infrastructures Action in the EU 6th framework programme, 2006 – 2010

  • Improving Human Potential activity – access to research infrastructures programme (IHP-ARI) EU 5th framework programme, 2000 – 2003

Membership in scientific bodies/juries


  • Member of evaluation team ICREA academia call 2014

  • Affiliated Expert Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, since 09/2014

  • 10/2012-01/2013 Acting Dean Faculty International Culture and Management, Cologne Business School

  • 12/2011-12/2013 Elected member of the Senate of the Cologne Business School

  • 10/2011-10/2013 Member of the Steering Committee of Children born of war project supported by the AHRC (Arts and Humanities Research Council UK)

  • 07/2010-today: Member of advisory board Social Change review (

  • 01/2010-today: Member of editorial board Management & Marketing journal (

  • 01/2008-today: Founder of network Interdisciplinary and international research network on children born of war (

  • 10/2006-today: Member of European Platform of Women Scientists (

Additional qualifications

  • Consultant for the Norwegian Ministry for Foreign Affairs to the project Refleks- norske interesser i en globalisert verden (Refleks – Norwegian interests in a globalised world, 2008

  • Advisor (with Kai Grieg UN-Bergen and Elna Johnsen) on the development of the United Nation Comprehensive Strategy on Assistance and Support to Victims of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse by United Nations Staff and Related Personnel A/RES/62/214, 21 December 2007.

  • Humanitarian Action Evaluation and Implementation Science Summer Workshop, Harvard School of Public Health and Humanitarian Academy at Harvard,2013

  • Various leadership courses (leading teams, communication in teams and with employees), since 2006

Soft Skills/Other activities and achievements

Soft Skills

  • Founder of network European Mothers in Science – EMIS, since 2005

  • Representative of the playground Rondorfer Hauptstrasse by the City of Cologne. Funding collected for playing equipments: 15.000, since 2005

  • Board member of Förderverein Kita am Sportplatz'99, 2004 – 2012


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