Research Projects

AGYA brings together excellent Arab and German scholars to face shared challenges and develop solutions through research cooperation.

Tandem Project

01_2016_Tandem_Richter_Badr_Tunis__c__AGYA_01.jpg

Tunisia at the Crossroads: Media and Politics in a Changing Region

The Tandem Project "Tunisia at the Crossroads" aims to analyze the relations between politics, media, and socio-economic factors in order to define the role of media and public sphere in emerging transformation processes. The study scrutinizes the media agenda building effects from 2008-2011.

read more>

Idea Competition

02_2017-03-07_Imagefilm_Oliver_Korn__c__AGYA_01.jpg

Are we ready for emotional interaction with social robots?

If social robots are becoming our pets and even our caregivers, we need to determine the technological, societal and ethical potentials and limitations of their usage. With a pilot study the project is aiming to define potentials and limitations of social robots in Arab and German societies.

read more>

Working Group Project

024_2017-02-26_28_Health_Training_WHO_Cairo_600x400__c__AGYA.JPG

Workshop on “Health in All Policies" in collaboration with WHO/EMRO

The AGYA Working Group Health and Society in collaboration with the World Health Organization Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean (WHO/EMRO) conducted a workshop in Cairo on ‘Applying Health in All Policies (HiAP) Approach to Achieve Sustainable Development Goals’.

read more>

Meet our members

Hanan Badr

Communication & Media Studies
Freie Universität Berlin Institute for Media and Communication Studies

visit profile>

Ahmed Ismail

Biology
Damanhour University Faculty of Agriculture Department of Horticulture

visit profile>

Fatima Kastner

Law, Sociology
Institute for World Society Studies Bielefeld University Faculty of Sociology

visit profile>

Tobias Redlich

Engineering
Helmut Schmidt University/ University of the Federal Armed Forces Hamburg Institute of Production Engineering Laboratory for Manufacturing Technology

visit profile>

news

2017_News_Soudi.jpg

Demonstration of assistive technology

Prof. Dr. Abdelhadi Soudi, Ambassador Scientist of the Alexander von Humboldt-Foundation and AGYA Advisory Board Member, demonstrates the assistive technology for the deaf to Her Royal Highness Princess Lalla Asma.

read more>

About AGYA

Wanka_BMBF__c__Presse_und_Informationsamt_der_Bundesregierung_01.jpg

Federal Minister Wanka on the Mission of AGYA

"It is our duty to intensify the scientific dialogue between Germany and the Arab world given the current political developments and challenges in North Africa and the Middle East which have a direct impact on Germany and Europe”, says Federal Minister of Education and Research Prof. Dr. Johanna Wanka.

read more>

PUBLICATIONS

328_2017-01-21_AGYA_Salon_Sophie_Charlotte_600x400__c__AGYA.jpg

AGYA Recommendations on Migration and Higher Education

The recently published migration report gives 26 recommendations and presents best practices and strategies for integrating migrants and refugees into higher education systems from a distinct Arab and German perspective.

read more>

Sponsored by