Maj-Britt Risbjerg Hansen (Denmark)

Head of Secretariat / Project Coordinator

Maj-Britt Risbjerg Hansen graduated from the Southern Denmark School of Business and Engineering, Sonderburg.

Prior to ECMI tenure, she worked as a trilingual commercial correspondent and other positions in several countries including Switzerland and the United States. Her main tasks at the ECMI are to assist the academic staff in organizing international conferences, research meetings and seminars. She coordinates ECMI public events and provides support to senior management in funding matters, relations with European governments, international organizations, NGOs and other key actors’ involved in minority issues.

Maj-Britt Risbjerg Hansen also manages the ECMI Internship Programme, which enables to bring up to 20 master and Ph.D. students from number of countries in Europe and America per year to advance their knowledge and experience in minority related issues in an international research institution.

Email | Phone: +49 (0)4 61 14 14 9-15 | Fax: +49 (0)4 61 14 14 9-19


06 October 2014 - 24 October 2014

Photo exhibition on Minorities in Georgia is now open! The photos by Natela Grigalashvili will be displayed in Flensburg City Hall for public viewing. For any questions you might have, please refer to Maj Britt Risbjerg Hansen.

31 March 2014 - 01 April 2014

ECMI organizes a Round Table discussion on Roma Policy-Making in the European Union (EU).

Chair: Mrs. Karin Riis-Jørgensen (DK), former MEP and Member of ECMI Executive Board
Venue: Kompagnietor, Flensburg

For further questions, please contact Ms. Maj Britt Risbjerg Hansen or Dr. Zora Popova

24 March 2014

ECMI organizes Regional Roundtable on "Financing Minority Institutions". The guests from German-Danish border region institutions are invited to discuss the donors, funding mechanisms and transparecy issues. Moderator: Mr. Haro Hallmann, Bund Deutscher Nordschleswiger (BDN).

Time: 17:00-19:00
Venue: Kompagnietor, Flensburg
Roundtable will be conducted in German and Danish languages

For further questions, please contact Ms. Maj-Britt Risbjerg Hansen

11 October 2013 - 12 October 2013

ECMI Director Dt. Tove Malloy, Head of Secretariat Ms. Maj-Britt Risbjerg Hansen,  Senior Research Associate Dr. Zora Popova, Librarian Mr. William McKinney and Secretary Assistant Ms. Jana Suhr represent ECMI at Kulturnatten at Danish Ministry of Science and Innovation in Copenhagen.

15 April 2013

ECMI organizes the forth annual roundtable on minority issues entitled "Regional Identity: Common Culture or Multicultural?" ("Regionale Identität: gemeinsame Kultur oder multikulturell?") . For the detailed information and the invitation click here. To review the information on previous roundtables please click here (In German and Danish).
For further question please refer to Maj-Britt Risbjerg Hansen.

ECMI founders:

The German Federal GovernmentThe German
Federal Government
The Danish GovernmentThe Danish
The Federal State Schleswig-HolsteinThe Federal State