... 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 deputy director of the DAAD Regional Cairo Office.
... is responsible for the IT, technical and logistical concerns at the DAAD Cairo office. 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.
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 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.