Sabina Ferhadbegović, PhD

Curriculum vitae

  • October 2010-September 2016: research associate at the Imre Kertész Kolleg Jena with responsability for the Statehood research area
  • 200­7-2010: coordinator of the Civil War research area at the "Cultural Foundations of Integration" Center of Excellence at the University of Konstanz
  • May 2006-October 2007: research fellow at the Administrative Department (Stabstelle) for Social Planning and Social Reporting in Stuttgart, the state capital of Baden-Württemberg
  • 2003-2006: completed doctorate at Albert Ludwigs University in Freiburg with a dissertation on: The Serbian state model and regional self-government in Sarajevo and Zagreb 1918-1929 (in German)
  • 1998-2002: completed a master´s degree in modern and Eastern European history, political science, and Slavic languages and literature at the University of Freiburg

Research projects

  • Statehood research area
  • In court: War Crimes Trials in Socialist Yugoslavia

Main areas of research

  • History of Southeastern Europe
  • Nation-building processes in the Yugoslavian sphere
  • Bosnian Muslims
  • Yugoslavia in the twentieth century
  • Civil wars


  • Member of the Southeast Europe Association (SOG)