Youngeun Koo, MSc(Oxon), MA

Youngeun Koo, MSc(Oxon), MA 

Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin


Universität Tübingen
Abteilung für Sinologie und Koreanistik


Tel.:  +49 7071 29 72759
E-mail: youngeun.koo[at]





Youngeun Koo holds an MSc in Migration Studies from the University of Oxford. Her research interests include migration, adoption and transnationalism; family, welfare and state; questions of belonging and identity. Her doctoral project looks at the development of transnational adoption from South Korea, with a particular focus on the period from the mid-1950s to the late 1980s. At Tübingen, she also convenes BA courses on Korean migration and adoption.



  • 07/2015: MSc Migration Studies (Anthropology and International Development), University of Oxford 
  • 09/2011: MA Cultural Studies, Goldsmiths University of London 
  • 02/2009: BA History Education, Korea University



  • Migration and Korea 
  • Researching Trans/national Korea: State and Individuals