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Christine Best


Social Research Centre Dortmund (sfs)

Evinger Platz 17, Room 68


Tel.: +49 231 755 90204

Fax: +49 231 755 90205


Research Associate
Labour policy and health

Focus of work

Demographic change
Labour market integration
Transfer of knowledge

  • Since 2019: Research Associate in the research area "Labour politics and health" at Social Research Centre Dortmund
  • 2019: Master of Arts in Ageing Societies with a focus on "Education and Work" and "Health and Intervention" at TU Dortmund University
  • 2018–2019: Research Assistant in the fields of work politics and health at Social Research Centre Dortmund
  • 2016–2018: Student Assistant at the Institute for Housing, Real Estate, Urban and Regional Development (InWIS Forschung & Beratung GmbH) at the European Training Centre for the Housing and Real Estate Industry EBZ in Bochum
  • 2016: Bachelor of Arts in Gerontology at University of Vechta
  • 2012–2014: Student assistant in the nursing area of the HELIOS Clinic Holthausen, Clinic for Neurosurgical and Neurological Rehabilitation
  • Best, C. (2021). Social Art for Social Inclusion under Special Conditions. Modification and Impact of a Theatre Approach for Promoting Employability, Entrepreneurship and Language Learning during the Pandemic. 11th International Conference The Future of Education. 01.07.2021, online/Florence.
  • Guhlemann, K. & Best, C. (2020). Work Design in the Digitization Process in Small Business of the Craft’s Sector. Transdisciplinary Workplace Research Conference. 17.09.2020, online.
  • Best, C. (2020). Und wenn die Fremde Brecht zitiert? Die Wirkung sozialer Kunst auf Spannungen im Migrationskontext. Congress of the German Society for Sociology. 21.09.2020, Online.
  • Best, C. (2020). Betriebliche Mitbestimmung im Zeichen des Generationenwechsels: Wissensweitergabe bei Vorsitzwechsel im Betriebsrat. Presentation of science video for the jury of the AGExp Awards. 16.07.2020, online.
  • Best, C. & Guhlemann, K. (2020). Die Kunst des Spracherwerbs. Scenario Online Dramapädagogik-Tage. PH Zug HTWG Konstanz. 16.07.2020, online.
  • Best, C. (2019). Die Kunst der sozialen Transformation. Conference „Nachhaltig Leben und Wirtschaften“ of the Professional Association of German Sociologists. 25.05.2019, Hochschule München.

Video (in German) on the master thesis "Workplace co-determination under the sign of generational change: knowledge transfer in the event of a change of chairmanship in the works council"


Location & approach

Exit 13 (Kreuz Dortmund Nord-Ost), direction Derne/Schwerte (B236), 1st exit direction Dortmund-Eving, next traffic lights turn right (Kemminghauser Str.), after 2.7km turn left (Evinger Str./B 54), after 1.1km traffic lights turn left (Deutsche Straße), after 500m on the left is the Evinger Platz.

From the Bundesstraße 1 (extension A40 or A44) to the intersection B1/B236 direction Lünen, 3rd exit direction Dortmund-Eving.

Exit Dortmund Hafen, turn left until the intersection Münsterstraße (B54), direction Eving, after about three kilometers turn into Deutsche Straße.

You can download an enlarged general map here

From Dortmund Airport, it takes just about 20 minutes to get to Dortmund Central Station by AirportExpress and from there to the university by subway (U-Bahn) 41. The stop is "Zeche Minister Stein". A wider range of international flight connections is offered by Düsseldorf Airport, about 60 kilometers away, which can be reached directly by S-Bahn from the university station. From there, you can get directly to Dortmund Central Station.

From Dortmund Central Station, take the U 41 light rail (direction Brambauer / Brechten). The stop is "Zeche Minister Stein". The Minister Stein Center is located on the right in the direction of travel of the streetcar.

You can find an overview map here.