Dipl. Pol. Damian Ghamlouche is scientific director and founding member of BIM, the Berlin Institute for Integration and Migration Research. He is also the research coordinator for integration and migration at Humboldt University of Berlin. He is a political scientist and obtained his diploma from Free University Berlin. Previously, he has been a team member and scientific researcher in the projects of Professor Naika Foroutan: HEYMAT, JUNITED and CODISP and the project DOSB, Integration Through Sport, at the Humboldt University Berlin. He was the project manager of Junge Islam Konferenz (Young Islam Conference).