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Dr Elisabeth Grindel-Denby 

 Campus Director / Kanzlerin

Dr Grindel-Denby experienced teaching / lecturing, learning and working in both the German and the British HE sector, focussing especially on working with international students: as Adjunct Lecturer at Potsdam University and Lancaster University, UK, as Academic Director at Kaplan International Colleges (Nottingham Trent International College), as Director Academic Affairs and Head of Campus Berlin at GISMA Business School, and since August 2019 as Campus Director / Kanzlerin at Lancaster University Leipzig.

Originally from Saxony, she obtained her degree at Potsdam University and her PhD at Lancaster University. Dr Grindel-Denby’s doctoral studies focused on international students and their families making home in the UK. She researched international student’s learning and teaching strategies and positions this knowledge in the field of Migration Sociology. Her research interests are in the field of Transnational Education (TNE) as well as diversity, inclusivity and intersectionality. She published two books and several other contributions. Currently, she also acts as Co-Chairwoman of the Expert Group ‘Education’ of the British Chamber of Commerce Germany (BCCG).

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