Helena Hirschler

Advisor to the Executive Director


E-Mail: hirschler@hsfk.de


since 2021Advisor to the Executive Director at PRIF
20202021Consultant in the Department for Digitalization, Elections and Social Engagement, Hessian State Agency for Civic Education
20172020Freelancer for the Hessian State Agency for Civic Education
20172020Master’s degree in International Studies/Peace and Conflict Studies, Goethe University Frankfurt/M.

Semester abroad at CEU San Pablo, Madrid

20132017 Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Journalism and Communication Sciences, Freie Universität Berlin
20122013 Participation in the development policy volunteer program “weltwärts” by the Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development in Mexico


Helena Hirschler is working on the following issues:

  • Asylum and Migration Law (with a focus on Germany and the EU)
  • Gender and Flight


Populist Radical Right Parties and the Securitisation of Asylum Policy | 2021

Hirschler, Helena (2021): Populist Radical Right Parties and the Securitisation of Asylum Policy, in: Journal on Ethnopolitics and Minority Issues in Europe, 20:1, 104–143, https://doi.org/10.53779/MJYM3820.

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Other professional activities

since 2021Member of the Advisory Board, “Junge Akademie Frankfurt”
since 2020Member of the Editorial Board, “PolisReflects – Journal für internationale Beziehungen”
since 2020

Counselor for Asylum and migration, Amnesty International Frankfurt/M.


Co-spokesperson, Amnesty International University Group, Frankfurt/M.