Research Projects

The Arab-German Young Academy of Sciences and Humanities (AGYA) brings together excellent Arab and German scholars to face shared challenges and develop solutions through research cooperation.

Alumni Project

Comparing Arab Media Systems

A systematic overview of Arab media systems has been lacking for a long time. This text book fills the gap by giving insights and scientifically analyzing Arab media systems.

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Publication Project

Social Robots – Our Companions of the Future?

Out now! The new science comic on social robots has just been released. What are the current technological advances in the field of artificial intelligence? How do these affect health, education, and the labour market? Learn more about these questions and solve a thrilling crime story!

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Working Group Project

Towards Effective Solutions for Combating COVID-19: An Interdisciplinary Approach

The coronavirus pandemic challenges societies in unprecedented ways. Academics from various disciplines are asked for research contributions to better understand and combat the disease.

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Meet our members

Anis Ben Amor

University of Tunis El Manar, Higher Institute of Humanities, Department of Applied Languages

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Sonja Buxbaum-Conradi

Social Sciences
Helmut Schmidt University Hamburg, LaFT

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Lilia Makhloufi

Architecture and Urbanism
Ecole Polytechnique d’Architecture et d’Urbanisme (EPAU)

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Amr Rizk

Computer Sciences
University of Duisburg-Essen Institute for Computer Science and Business Information Systems Networks and Communication Systems Group

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'AGYA goes viral'

Welcome to the podcast ‘AGYA goes viral’! We here at the Arab-German Young Academy of Sciences and Humanities (AGYA) invite you to join us as we explore the diverse implications of COVID-19 for science and society at large. In each episode, Arab and German AGYA members and alumni from different scientific disciplines come together to discuss research on and amidst the Coronavirus pandemic.

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Key Activities

Exhibition in Abu Dhabi ‘From Cinderella to Sindbad: German and Arab Timeless Tales’

The exhibition is dedicated to the rich shared cultural heritage of narrative traditions from ancient Egypt, the Arab world, and Germany.

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AGYA Connects Excellence in Research

How can we preserve cultural artifacts? How do young academics in Arab countries and Germany think about social robots in health care and domestic work? Find out more about the academy and the interdisciplinary collaborative research projects of the AGYA members!

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