- Member of the Managing Board of the Centre for Cultural Studies (ZKF) at the University of Konstanz (since 2019)
- Spokesperson of the Konstanz Branch of the ‘Research Institute Social Cohesion’ (RISC), funded by the Federal Ministry for Research (since 2020)
- Chairperson of the Advisory Committee on the Research Migration at the (German) Federal Office for Migration and Refugees (since 2016, chairman since 2019)
- Member of the Academic Advisory Board of the Research Centre at the (German) Federal Office for Migration and Refugees (since 2022).
- Vice-Chairperson of the German Expert Council on Integration and Migration
(2019–22, member since 2016)
- German Member of the Odysseus Network for Legal Experts on Immigration and Asylum in Europe (since 2011)
- Principal Investigator (PI) of the Cluster of Excellence ‘The Politics of Inequality: Perceptions, Participation and Policies’ (since 2020)
- Principal Investigator (PI) of the Cluster of Excellence 'Cultural Foundations of Social Integration' (2012-19)
- Member of the Editorial Board of the "Zeitschrift für Ausländerrecht und Ausländerpolitik" (since 2012)
- Member of the Management Board of the European Papers – Carnets européens – Cuadernos Europeos – Quaderni europei (since 2020).
- Expert Partner of the Federal Office for Migration and Refugees, the German member of the European Migration Network EMN (since 2011)
- Founding Postdoc and Academic Coordinator of the Doctoral Programme ‘Constitutionalism Beyond the State: European Experiences and Global Perspectives’ (GRAKOV)
at Humboldt-University in Berlin (2006-2008)