Dr. Gertje Krumbholz
… works as a DAAD-Lecturer at the Alsun Faculty at the Ain-Shams-University since September 2016. She coordinates the activities of the DAAD in the field of German Studies and German as a Foreign Language in Egypt and aims to improve the interconnection of German Studies in the MENA region. After studying German and Slavic Literature and Linguistics at the universities of Marburg, Warsaw and Hamburg Gertje Krumbholz wrote her Ph.D. dissertation on aspect and aktionsart of Polish verbs. She worked as a research assistance and lecturer at the universities of Hamburg and Mainz. Besides her scientific activities, she wrote as an editor and author for several German magazines.
Dr. Carsten Vellguth
... joined the IUSD team at Ain Shams University as DAAD lecturer of the bicultural master program Integrated Urbanism and Sustainable Design. He studied architecture at the Architectural Association London and at the Technische Universität München. He has been working for various architectural practices in the United Kingdom, Germany and Singapore and has contributed to a variety of projects ranging from social housing to coal fired power stations. As a practitioner he completed a number of projects in Germany and Ethiopia, where he supported the charity "Menschen für Menschen" for many years. Carsten Vellguth has been teaching in schools and faculties of architecture in the United Kingdom, Germany, Russia and Egypt. He is interested in all aspects of the built environment and its historic contexts. His main expertise is on materials, and constructions, and their environmental, and social consequences. His research interest is in Arabic building typologies.
… works as a DAAD-Lecturer at the Department of German Language and Literature and the Department of Tourism Guidance at Helwan-University in Cairo. After studying Islamic Studies, Modern and Contemporary History as well as German Language and Literature in Münster and Istanbul, she wrote her PhD thesis on processes of appropriation and delimination in contemporary Turkish Literature at Münsters Graduate School Practices of Literature. She then worked for several years as a lecturer for German Literature, Literary Theory and History of Science at Marmara University in Istanbul.
... has been a DAAD Lecturer at the Faculty of Science at the Alexandria University since September 2018. She studied German, German as a Foreign and Second Language and Fine Arts at the University of Kassel, where she worked as a research assistant at the department of German as a Foreign and Second Language from 2016-2018. Her academic teaching focused on study-related and preparatory German training, multilingualism didactics and literacy in German as a second language. In addition, she worked in the field of teacher training, as a German trainer for studyable refugees and as an art mediator in context of contemporary art exhibitions.
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10 a.m.–12 p.m.
Alexandria University, Faculty of Science, DAAD Alexandria Office, El Shatby, Aflaton St., Buliding A