Research Projects

Tandem Projects

The tandem projects offer the opportunity to carry out joint research projects and academic exchange on a bilateral level. Under this format, one Arab and one German member of AGYA work together. Within this close collaborative partnership, the members can intensively learn from and with each other, beyond their disciplinary boundaries.


Saltwater plants as biomass for energy production?

Saltwater plants as biomass might be a future source of energy – an interdisciplinary review by AGYA members Ahmed Debez (Biology), Skander Elleuche (Biology), Jan Friesen (Environmental Studies) and Carsten Montzka (Computer Sciences, Environmental Studies).

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Conference: "Tangible and Intangible Heritage of Maaloula" at the University of Tübingen

The conference at the University of Tübingen (7 to 9 November 2016) organized by Ammar Abdulrahman and Jens Scheiner brought together experts from Syria and Germany to discuss the tangible and intangible heritage of the village of Maaloula.

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Teaming Up Crop Genomics Research in Arab and German Institutions

AGYA members Salma Balazadeh and Henda Mahmoudi explore possible ways of cooperation to contribute to the global research activities of improving the tolerance of crops against adverse environmental stress.

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Conference Panel "Parliaments in the Middle East and North Africa"

With the panel on Arab parliaments at the Conference of the “ECPR Standing Group on Parliaments” Jan Völkel and Florian Kohstall addressed a research gap about elected representative institutions in the Arab world.

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