... is the director of the DAAD Cairo office since the 1st of October 2018. Ms. Mering studied Italian and English translation at the Saarland University in Saarbrücken, Germany. She subsequently completed a further graduate programme in German as second language. Following her studies, Ms. Mering worked for the Italian consulate in the Saarland, as a teaching associate for German as foreign language at Saarland University and as a spokespersons and head of the office of the director of the state media authority of Saarland. From 2006 to 2013, Ms. Mering was then employed as a lector for the DAAD at the German Jordanian University in Amman, Jordan, and subsequently at the Salahaddin University Hawler in Erbil, Iraq. In July 2013 she returned to the DAAD headquarters in Bonn, where, from 2015 till September 2018, she headed the department for ‘Transnational Education Projects in the Middle East, Africa and Latin America’.
... is the Financial and HR Manager. She is responsible for the office's accounting, book-keeping and financial planning, HR as well as security issues.
Mrs. Sadek is working part-time and is reachable from Sunday to Wednesday.
... is responsible for the IT, technical and logistical concerns in the DAAD office. He is the contact person for Egyptian authorities, and the contact persons for Journalists, Hotels and Suppliers. Besides, he is the contact person for the Visa & Customs for the German Experts and Guests. Also he is responsible for organizing the logistics of the events and conferences.
... is working as a programme coordinator in the DAAD Cairo Office. She is responsible for coordinating the scholarship programmes GERSS and Research Grants – Short-Term Grants.
... is programme coordinator for EPOS (Development-Related Postgraduate Courses), PPGG (Public Policy and Good Governance) and Drittland Masters' Programmes.
In addition, she is part of the DAAD counseling team which provides information on study, scholarship, and research opportunities in Germany.
Ms. Elwy is working part-time on Sunday, Wednesday (half day) and Thursday.
… is programme coordinator at the DAAD Cairo Office and in charge of all DAAD alumni activities in Egypt and Sudan.
Mr Fathy works part-time and can be reached on Sundays, Mondays and Thursdays in the afternoon.
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 action art of Polish verbs. She worked as a research assistant and lecturer at the universities of Hamburg and Mainz. Besides her scientific activities, she wrote as an editor and author for several German magazines, focusing on topics such as medicine, health and psychology.
... is working as a programme coordinator in the DAAD Cairo Office. He is the contact person for the German-Egyptian Progress Partnerships and responsible for the Study Visit and Study Seminar programmes. Mr Fathy also assists in the organisation of the DKA modules (DAAD Kairo Akademie).
In addition, he is part of the DAAD counseling team which provides information on study, scholarship, and research opportunities in Germany.
...is working as a programme coordinator in the DAAD Cairo Office. She is responsible for the coordination of marketing activities and organizes the university and research marketing activities in Egypt and Sudan. In addition, she is the contact person for the German schools abroad in Egypt and organizes the DAAD information sessions at Egyptians universities and institutions.
… is project coordinator for COSIMENA (Clusters of Scientific Innovation in the Middle East and North Africa) and responsible for all COSIMENA-activities, for example cluster-related events about water, health and energy issues as well as the German Science Day and the COSIMENA Summer School.
... is project assistant for COSIMENA (Clusters of Scientific Innovation in the Middle East and North Africa) and assists in the organisation of all COSIMENA activities.
... is working as a programme coordinator in the DAAD Cairo Office.
... is working as a programme coordinator in the DAAD Cairo Office. She is the coordinator of the GERLS (German Egyptian Long-term Scholarship) programme and responsible for mentoring and organization of selections.
… is project assistant in the DAAD Cairo Office. She is in charge of the German students and German scholarship holders in Egypt and is especially concerned with the coordination of the Wafedin-Scholarship.
... was working in the DAAD Cairo Office for 40 years. She was in charge of consulting Egyptian students, lecturers and professors for all DAAD programmes. Besides, she kept in touch with Egyptian and German DAAD partners in universities and research institutions. Ms Aziza Hamdi officially retired in December 2005, but she acts as an intercultural academic consultant for the DAAD on special programme assignments.
Ms Aziza Hamdi has been president of the DAAD Alumni Association Egypt since 2011 till October 2016 and she is holder of the Federal Cross of Merit 2005.