Aydan Özoğuz (SPD)

Born on 31 May 1967 in Hamburg, naturalised 1989; Muslim

Portrait Aydan Özoguz - Federal Government Commissioner for Migration, Refugees and Integration

Portrait Aydan Özoguz

Photo: Susie Knoll

1994
MA in English Language and Literature, Spanish Language and Literature, and Personnel Management

since 1994
Research Assistant, Körber Foundation, Hamburg (suspended since 2009 after being elected to the German Bundestag)

2001 – 2008
Member of the Parliament of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg

2004
Joined the SPD

since 2009
Member of the German Bundestag

since 2011
Deputy Chair of the SPD

since 2012
Member of the Broadcasting Board of the Norddeutscher Rundfunk (NDR)

since December 2013
Minister of State to the Federal Chancellor and Federal Government Commissioner for Migrants, Refugees and Integration