Nasima Yamchi (Prof. Dr.)

Professorin für Intercultural Media and Communication Sciences

  • Professional career

    Nasima Yamchi was born in Tehran, Iran. She received her first MA in ‘Teaching English as a Foreign Language’ and worked as Junior Lecturer in Azad University in Tehran before immigrating to Germany at the end of 1995. She earned a second MA in ‘Intercultural Communication and European Studies’ from Fulda Hochschule in 2002. In the same year and after working as an English lecturer and intercultural communication trainer for many years, she left Germany to work internationally until 2017. During this time, she received her PhD from Canterbury University in England in ‘Applied Linguistics’ and taught English, cultural studies, and intercultural communication in various universities in the Middle East, Central Asia and England. Since 2017, she teaches technical English and Intercultural Management at RH Köln and collaboratively runs the Sprachenzentrum in the Engineering department. 

  • Research

    Her research interests and publications are in the fields of language learning and culture, especially the role of power relations in creation, modification or elimination of narratives, which impact cultural practices. Nasima Yamchi teaches intercultural media and communication sciences within the master's degree.