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Upcoming Events

Jun 17, 2021 | 03:00 PM - 04:30 PM

3rd Global Business Anthropology Summit - Online

The week-long Summit is scheduled between  June 14th, 2021 and June 18th, 2021.

Location: Online

Jun 14, 2021 - Jun 18, 2021

3rd Workshop: Your Postdoc Career in Germany

The workshop will take place on the 23rd and 24th March 2021 via Zoom Webinar. Deadline for Application: 13th March 2021.

Mar 23, 2021 - Mar 24, 2021

Umbrüche in der Geschichte. Prozess – Wahrnehmung – Deutungen

Der Livestream startet am 11. November 2020 um 16:15 Uhr

Nov 11, 2020 | 04:15 PM

Proposal Writing Workshop for Social Scientists of the MENA region!

The first digital version of the “Proposal Writing Workshop for Social sciences” will take place over the course of three days 19th, 20th and 21st July from 4pm-6.30pm. Deadline for registration: Thursday, 16th July 2020. 

Jul 19, 2020 - Jul 21, 2020

Online Information session: Interdisciplinary studies of the Middle East

The Information session will take place online on Tuesday, 14 th July from 4pm to 5.30pm. Deadline for registration is Monday, 13 th July. 

Location: ONLINE

Jul 14, 2020 | 04:00 PM

2nd Postdoc Workshop for Outstanding Scientists - Your Postdoc Career in Germany

 A full day workshop for outstanding scientists. Application deadline is, 10 February 2020 . 

Location: Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria, Egypt

Mar 31, 2020

Proposal Writing Workshop for Social Sciences

A one-day workshop organised be  the Cairo Liaison Office of Freie Universität Berlin in partnership with Mansoura University IRO. Deadline for registration is the 19th March 2019. 

Location: University Development Center of the Mansoura University

Apr 15, 2019
Dec 27, 2018 | 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Dec 11, 2018 | 06:00 PM

Information Day for Doctoral Candidates

Location: DAAD premises in Zamalek, 11 El Saleh Ayoub Street

Nov 14, 2018 | 09:00 AM - 07:00 PM

"Study at FU Berlin!"

Information Session on the Study Opportunities at Freie Universität Berlin

Location: DAAD, 11 El Saleh Ayoub, Zamalek, Cairo

Nov 24, 2016 | 12:30 PM

Euro-Mediterranean Relations in a Changing Global and Regional Environment

Location: Faculty of Economics and Political Science, 2nd Floor, Abdel Malek Ouda (5) Hall

Nov 01, 2016 | 04:00 PM
May 28, 2016 | 09:00 AM

DSI “Values as Drivers for Social Innovation”

With Prof. Christian Welzel (Leuphana University of Lüneburg) and Prof. Magued Osman (Cairo University). The dialogue will be moderated by Dr. Jan Claudius Völkel, DAAD long-term lecturer at Cairo University  

Location: DAAD premises, 11 El Saleh Ayoub, Zamalek, Cairo

Apr 11, 2016 | 07:00 PM
Dec 06, 2015 | 06:30 PM

"Driving Renewable Energies: Experiences from Europe"

A keynote speech by Prof. Miranda Schreurs

Nov 08, 2015
Nov 08, 2015

Study Information Day at the DEO!

Location: at the Deutsche Evangelische Oberschule in Dokki

Oct 29, 2015

Open Access Workshop in Cairo

Location: German Science Center Cairo, Egypt

Jul 22, 2015

Blue Hour Talk: Science System Egypt

Location: Freie Universität Berlin, Silberlaube, Room KL 29/139

Jul 02, 2015 | 05:00 PM - 06:00 PM

Conference „Higher Education in the Wake of the Arab Spring: Reflections from Egypt, Jordan, Libya, Tunisia and Germany“

Location: Freie Universität Berlin, Seminar Center, room L 116 Silberlaube (ground floor) Otto-von-Simson-Str. 26 14195 Berlin

Apr 22, 2015 - Apr 23, 2015

Lecture by Prof. Dr. Jens Hanssen

Location: Goethe-Institut Cairo, 5, sh. Bustan, Downtown (Midan El-Tahrir), Cinema Room

Feb 17, 2015 | 07:00 PM

16th CTTC: "EU Home Affairs and Migration Policy in the Mediterranean"

With Prof. Dr. Christian Kaunert (University of Dundee) and Prof. Dr. Ibrahim Awad (American Unversity Cairo). The debate will be chaired by Dr. Jan Claudius Völkel, DAAD long-term lecturer at Cairo University.

Location: DWZ premises, 11 Saleh Ayoub, Zamalek, Cairo

Nov 18, 2014 | 07:00 PM

German Science Day 2014 for Graduates and Researchers

Location: DWZ, at 11 El Saleh Ayoub St. in Zamalek

Nov 15, 2014 | 11:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Germany at Azhar Park!

Location: Azhar Park

Nov 01, 2014 | 12:00 PM - 07:00 PM

15th CTTC: "The Internationalization of Higher Education in Egypt"

With Prof. Randa Aboubakr (Cairo University), Prof. Yasser Elshayeb (Cairo University) and Dr. Florian Kohstall (Freie Universität Berlin) 

Location: DWZ premises, 11 Saleh Ayoub, Zamalek, Cairo

Jun 17, 2014 | 07:00 PM

Get your PhD in Germany

Special Counselling Event at the DWZ

Location: DWZ premises, 11 Saleh Ayoub, Zamalek, Cairo

Jun 16, 2014 | 02:00 PM

DWZ hosts the first Falling Walls Lab in the Middle East

Location: DWZ premises, 11 Saleh Ayoub, Zamalek, Cairo

Jun 04, 2014 | 05:00 PM
Apr 07, 2014 | 04:00 PM

14th CTTC: “Caring for the Poor? – Redistribution and social protection in Egypt and the Middle East”

 With Dr. Markus Loewe (German Development Institute) & Dr. Mohamed Fahmy Menza (American University in Cairo)

Mar 25, 2014 | 07:00 PM

13th CTTC: “Love, life and law – The future of family politics in Egypt and Tunisia”

With  Dr. Maaike Voorhoeve (Forum Transregionale Studien, Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin)& Prof. Zeinab Khadr (AUC and Cairo University) 

Location: DAAD premises, 11 Saleh Ayoub, Zamalek, Cairo

Feb 27, 2014 | 07:00 PM


Introduction the new EU Framework Programme for funding research and innovation (Horizon 2020).

Feb 09, 2014

The Cairo Innovation Slam

Location: the German Science Centre, at 11 El Saleh Ayoub St. in Zamalek.

Dec 15, 2013 | 07:00 PM


Location: at Bibliotheca Alexandrina

Dec 08, 2013 - Dec 10, 2013

Second German Science Day on 16 November

Location: at the DWZ, at 11 El Saleh Ayoub St. in Zamalek.

Nov 16, 2013 | 10:00 AM
Oct 26, 2013 - Oct 28, 2013

Participatory Urban Regeneration, Lecture by Dr. Somaiyeh Falahat

A new lecture series “Studies on Egypt and the Middle East in Germany” organised by the German Science Centre Cairo (DWZ) and its partners.

Oct 09, 2013 | 06:30 PM

11th CTTC: Partners or just “friends”? The Euro-Mediterranean Partnership and the Arab Spring

With Dr. habil. Johannes M. Becker (Philipps-Universität Marburg) and Dr. Yasmine Farouk (Cairo University)

Jun 05, 2013 | 07:00 PM


Unfortunately we have to inform you that the CTTC event on 22 nd  of April is being cancelled. We were very much on track regarding the preparations but unfortunately one of our intended speakers had to cancel his appointment on short notice which regrettably forces us to postpone this event. We kindly request your understanding for these unforeseen circumstances and are looking forward to invite you to our next CTTC which will be announced soon.

Location: at the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) 11, Sh. Salah Ayoub, Zamalek, Cairo

Apr 22, 2013 | 07:00 PM

The first European-Egyptian Science Slam!

Location: the German Science Centre in Cairo, 11, Sh. Salah Ayoub, Zamalek

Dec 02, 2012 | 07:30 PM

8th CTTC: “Transforming Gender Relations: Challenges for Theory and Society”

With Prof. Dr. Inas Abou Youssef (Cairo University) and   PD. Dr. Martha Zapato Galinda  (Freie Universität Berlin)

Location: at the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) 11, Sh. Salah Ayoub, Zamalek, Cairo

Dec 01, 2012 | 07:00 PM

German Science Day

Nine German universities and organizations together under one roof  in the German science day

Location: the premises of the German Science Centre (DWZ) 11 El Saleh Ayoub Street, Zamalek, Cairo

Nov 12, 2012 | 01:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Oct 04, 2012 - Oct 07, 2012

6th CTTC: „From Rebellion to Reform: New Perspectives on Democracy“

with Prof. Dr. Gudrun Krämer and Dr. Navid Kermani

Location: Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD), Kairo, 11, Sh. Salah Ayoub, Zamalek, Kairo

Oct 02, 2012 | 07:30 PM

Invitation: Youth Reflections on Change

Youth Reflections on Change - Panel Discussion and Exhibition Opening

Location: German Academic Exchange Service, Sh. Saleh Ayoub 11, Zamalek, Cairo

Sep 19, 2012 | 07:00 PM


AESTHETICS AND POLITICS:'COUNTER-NARRATIVES, NEW PUBLICS, AND THE ROLE OF DISSENT IN THE ARAB World' The  public program of the Summer Academy includes working sessions of the participants and public lectures panel discussions detailed in this brochure and involves academics, graduate students, artists, intellectuals, and writers.

Location: At the American University in Cairo

Sep 16, 2012 - Sep 27, 2012

Science Slam

Location: German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), 11 Salah Ayoub, Zamalek, Kairo

Apr 24, 2012 | 07:00 PM

"In Search of Europe?" A research and art project at work

Lecture by Bettina Gräf, Daniela Swarowsky & Samuli Schielke Chair: Florian Kohstall  

Location: at the premises of the German Academic Exchange Service

Mar 21, 2012 | 07:00 PM

5th CTTC "The Ballot and the Box: Egypt's first day of Parliamentary Elections"

Location: German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), Cairo Office, 11, Sh. Salah Ayoub, Zamalek, Cairo

Nov 30, 2011 | 07:00 PM

Lecture by Joanne Rowland

"The fieldschool in Quesna: Engaging Egypt's archeologists in the Delta"

Location: German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), 11, Sh. Salah Ayoub, Zamalek, Cairo

Oct 11, 2011 | 07:00 PM

18th International Congress of DAVO

Location: Freie Universität Berlin, Henry Ford Bau

Oct 06, 2011 - Oct 08, 2011

4th CTTC: "Egyptian Women during the Revolution: Where are they now?"

with Prof. Cilja Harders and Prof. Hania Sholkamy

Location: German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), Cairo Office, 11, Sh. Salah Ayoub, Zamalek, Cairo

Sep 14, 2011 | 07:00 PM
Jun 02, 2011 - Jun 05, 2011