Marija  Stambolieva Author of Evaluating Organization Development

Marija Stambolieva

Research Associate and Project Leader
University of Applied Sciences Osnabrueck, Germany

Research Associate, Project Leader and a Social Activist.


I work at the University of Applied Sciences Osnabrueck where I coordinate the development and implementation of higher education instruments that aim to establish equality in opportunity, promote skills development and improve student success rates. Before coming to Osnabrueck I worked as a Diversity Coordinator at the University of Kassel.

I have also acted as a researcher, manager and policy advisor for various organizations across Europe, such as SPARK (Entrepreneurship and Education for Post-Conflict Societies), the Friedrich-Ebert Foundation, ERSTE-Foundation etc. As a former student leader I was an elected representative in the European Students' Union and the Council of Europe.

Areas of Research / Professional Expertise

    My academic interests fall within the fields of social policy, labor market, education and development as well as transformations, democratization processes and globalization.

Personal Interests

    I am personally committed to education and labor market inclusion and actively engage in promoting social responsibility. I am a DAAD-Alumna and Member of the World Responsible Leaders Network of the BMW Foundation.


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