Dr. Yusuf Özdemir

Research Associate
Comparative Education
Phone: +49 821 598 - 2495
Room: 1028 (D)
Open hours: only after prior appointment by e-mail
Address: Universitätsstraße 10, 86159 Augsburg


Katrin Schwab 


Phone: +49 821 598-2847


Email: katrin.schwab@uni-a.de






Work experience

  • since 04/2022 Research Associate, Chair of Comparative Education, Prof. Dr. Rita Nikolai, University of Augsburg
  • 07/2021 – 03/2022 Education Mentor, Erasmus Projekt CreAdult: Blended Learning-Based Creative Hub for Adult Refugees Vision Lernpunkte e.V. and Ludwig-Maximillians-University, München
  • 09/2016 – 12/2017 Director, Horizon Intational Bilingual School, Hanoi, Vietnam
  • 07/2013 – 07/2016 Assistant Prof. Dr, College of Education and Graduate School, Mevlana University Konya, Turkey
  • 09/2003 – 06/2013 Director, Fountain International School, Metro Manila, Philippines
  • 10/2003 – 07/2013 English teacher Vastochniy Gymnasium Sibay, Russian Federation



  • 06/2011 – 06/2013 Jose Rizal University Manila, Phillipines; Faculty of Education; Degree: Doctor of Education Doctoral Thesis: „Analysis of the Relationship among Leadership Styles, School Culture and Student Achievment“
  • 03/2007 – 06/2011 Trinity University of Asia, Manila, Philippines; Faculty of Education and Communication; Degree: Master of Arts in Education, major in Communication Arts (English); Masterthesis: „Assessing the oral Englisch proficiency of he Faculty of Fountain international School: Inputs to in-service training“
  • 03/2003 – 04/2007 Dagestan State Pedagogical University, Russian Federation; Faculty of Educational Science, Foreign Languages program; Degree: Bachelor of educational science, teacher of English


Further education and training

  • 01/2021 – 10/2021 Coordinator in International Project Management; GNE (Gesellschaft für Nachhaltige Entwicklung) Society for Sustainable Development, Witzenhausen; Degree: Coordinator in International Project Management


Articles in journals

  • Özdemir, Yusuf/Polat, Seyat (2024). Teachers with a refugee background work as educators in Germany; Journal of Education and Learning (EduLearn), Vol 18, No 4. 
  • Özdemir, Yusuf (2021). Analysis of the Relationship among Leadership Styles, School Culture and Student Achievement; Journal of Research in Social Sciences and Language, 1 (1), 77-90.
  • Özdemir, Yusuf (2017). Assessing Students Loyalty in School Environment; International Journal of Management and Applied Science (IJMAS), 3 (11), 8-12. ISSN: 2394-7926
  • Özdemir, Yusuf (2016). Students Perceptions on Public High-School Teachers' Classroom Management and Democratic Attitude; Youth Research Journal, Ankara, 4 (10), 186-197.
  • Kurt, Ibrahim/Özdemir, Yusuf (2015). The challenges of schools according to social changes. Journal Of Qafqaz University- Philology and Pedagogy, 3 (2), 182-188.

  • Özdemir, Yusuf (2015). Narcissism in Organizational Contexts of Selected State Schools in Konya Province. Mevlana; International Journal of Moral and Values Education (MIJMVE), 2 (2), 1-9. ISSN: 2148-9076
  • Özdemir, Yusuf (2013). Assessing the oral English proficiency of the Faculty of Fountain International School: Inputs to in-service training Mevlana; International Journal of Education, 3 (4), 127-137.