Dirk Gebhardt is a Marie Curie researcher at GRITIM-Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona. His research focuses on the role of European cities in developing and implementing integration policy. Prior to this fellowship, he was policy advisor on immigration and social issues at EUROCITIES, the network of major European cities in Brussels.
He holds a PhD in geography from Humboldt University, Berlin. His research interests include the interplay between urban development, migration, and local citizenship.