The Virtual Migration Museum is an initiative of DOMiD (the Documentation Center and Museum of Migration in Germany). It is funded by the Federal Agency for Civic Education (BPB) and Landschaftsverband Rheinland (LVR).

Project Management / General Coordination and Implementation

Dr. Robert Fuchs
First project phase: Feasibility study and conception, 01/2013 – 06/2014

Fatma Uzun
Second project phase: initialization and realization, 01/2017 – 06/2018

Project Management / Museum Operations and Curatorial Development

Sandra Vacca
since July 2018

Curators and Authors

Bengü Kocatürk-Schuster
Train Station, Shopping Street, Cultural Center, Dormitory, Apartment

Dr. Katrin Schaumburg
Station Kiosk, Cultural Center

Fatma Uzun
Cultural Center, School Staffroom

Sandra Vacca
Office, Station Forecourt, Factory, School Classroom, Cultural Center; scientific cooperation, first project phase



Scientific Advisors
Dr. Bora Akşen, Dr. Marcel Berlinghoff, Bernd Geiß, Simon Goeke, Prof. Dr. Yasemin Karakaşoğlu, Dr. Dani Kranz, Aurora Rodonò, Yunus Ulusoy, Dr. Karin Yeşilada, Prof. Dr. Erol Yıldız

Programming and Design

Digitization of 3D objects
Fraunhofer-Institut für Graphische Datenverarbeitung (IGD)

Halil Ersoy

Niklas Frechen

Sound and Music
Wolfgang Proppe (prospeech)

Anja Jazechan und Richard Hucke (Ger.), Sue Bonney und Steve Tipping. (Engl.)

Glossary Editor
Lara Ertener

Carrie Andrews (exhibition texts), Lara Ertener (glossary), David Hewitt (homepage)

Ines Balcik (Ger.), probicon GmbH (Engl.)

Press and Public Relations
Timothy Tasch

Bettina Just, Beate Rieple

Freelance Consultants
Jana Beinlich, Nadja Rink

Project Interns
Sandra Beenken, Halil Ersoy, Indira Kaffer (first project phase), Verena Lindemann Lino

Project Volunteer
Antonia Borgrefe