Prof. Dr. Claudia Gather

Department of Business and Economics
Professor for Social Sciences, with a focus on Economics and gender relations
Specialist area: Sociology

T: +49 (0)30 30877-1005
E: gather(at)

Visitor's address
Schöneberg Campus
Building B
Room 425
Badensche Straße 50-51
10825 Berlin

Postal address
Hochschule für Wirtschaft und Recht Berlin
Schöneberg Campus
Badensche Straße 52
10825 Berlin


Academic and Professional Career

  • Claudia Gather studied Sociology at the University of Trier and the Free University of Berlin. Subsequently, she worked as a research assistant at the Technical University of Berlin and the Free University. She has also lectured as both visiting and stand-in professor of Sociology and Gender Research at the University of Florida (USA) and the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University in Frankfurt am Main. She was then Professor of Sociology and dean of campus at the University of Applied Sciences of Hildesheim, Holzminden, Göttingen.
  • In order to improve the situation of women starting up their own business, she developed and founded – together with female colleagues – the cooperative “WeiberWirtschaft” as a model project.