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.

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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Alumni Project

Success Stories and Recommendations of and for Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture

Have a read and meet a pioneering researcher in sustainable aquaculture in Kuwait; a founder of an agricultural “quinoa cooperative” from Morocco; a German biodynamic and low-stress cattle breeder; and a pioneer of hydroponic farming systems in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Learn more on how to empower women in agriculture.

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Tandem Project

Plant Polyphenols as Building Blocks for Novel Nano(bio)materials

The combined research of nanotechnology and plant polyphenols offer promising solutions to improve the diagnosis and treatment of cancer through novel nano(bio)materials.

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Meet our members

Mohammad Adm

Mathematics
Palestine Polytechnic University, Faculty of Applied Sciences, Department of Applied Mathematics and Physics

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Ahmed N. Hegazy

Medicine, Gastroenterology
Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin (CBF), Medical Department

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Ikram Hili

Literature
University of Sfax Laboratory on Approaches to Discourse Faculty of Letters and Human Sciences of Sfax, Tunisia

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Beate Ulrike La Sala

Philosophy
Freie Universität Berlin, Collaborative Research Center 980 'Episteme in Motion'

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Podcast

'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

Meet the New AGYA Members 2020

AGYA welcomes 15 excellent new members from Algeria, Egypt, Germany, Kuwait, Libya, Oman and Sudan. In a highly competitive selection process, they were selected out of 300 applications received in 2020.

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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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