Teaching Civic Education in a Migrating Global Community: How Can Students with a Migration Background Contribute to Didactics and Civic Education Theory?

  • Susann Gessner Philipps-Universität Marburg Institut für Politikwissenschaft Wilhelm-Röpke-Str. 6, Raum 58 35032 Marburg


Purpose: The article enquires about how young migrants perceive and evaluate civic education in school and what expectations they have of the subject.

Method: The article is based on a qualitative-oriented research work based on the Grounded Theory; surveys were made by interviews with students.

Findings: The article emphasises that educational theorists can learn something from young migrants about the content and construction of civic education in a migrating Global Community.