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Arhin-Sam, Dr. Kwaku

kwaku.arhin-sam [at]
Areas of research:
Transnational Migration, Return migration, policy analysis, identity and belonging politics, migration governance, migration economics
Regional focus:
Sub-Sahara Africa, Europe
Professional experience:
2015 - 2019
Development Consultant: Freelance: Conducts Project Monitoring and Evaluations, Social and Development Policy Analysis, Project Management, Capacity Building Trainings.
Scientific Research Assistant, Department for Social Anthropology, University of Bayreuth, Germany
2013 - 2014
Research Associate, Faculty of Social Science, Friedensau Adventist University, Germany
2009 - 2010
Senior Research Assistant, Faculty of Arts, University of Cape Coast, Ghana
2008 - 2009
Teaching/Administrative Assistant, Faculty of Arts, University of Cape Coast, Ghana
Ph.D.: Jacobs University, University of Bremen, Germany
M.A.: Friedensau Adventist University, Germany


Recent Publications

Arhin-Sam, K. (2019). Return Migration, Reintegration and Sense of Belonging: the Case of Skilled Ghanaian Returnees: Baden-Baden: Nomos Verlag.
Arhin-Sam, K. (2013) Clients and Microfinance services: Views from bellow. Friedensau; Germany, AKEZ Working Papers, Vol. 2.
Arhin-Sam, K. (2017). International Students Admission Processes in Friedensau and Germany Research report presented to the Chancellor of the Friedensau Adventist University, Germany;
Arhin-Sam, K. Ndikumana, S. (2012). The 2010 Haiti Earthquake and ADRA’s Relief projects Evaluation research report presented to the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) -International, U.S. A;
Arhin-Sam, K. (2012) Review of ADRA-Ghana’s Microfinance Program. Research report presented to ADRA Ghana