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International Cooperations

International cooperation of the CNMS in the Near and Middle East

The Philipps University of Marburg has given itself a new regional focus by founding the Center for Near and Middle East Studies. Marburg University was the first German university to establish a Liaison Office in Cairo in 2009, taking part in the DAAD initiative COSIMENA (Clusters of Scientific Innovation in the Middle East and North Africa). There has been a continuous expansion of its international agreements and cooperation since then. From 2010-2017, the annual Hessen International Summer University (ISU) has been organised by the CNMS in cooperation with the Center for Conflict Studies (CCS), focussing on the Middle East.

List of international cooperation agreements with partner institutions in the Near and Middle East  

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Sept. 2017 Bahçeşehir University, Istanbul, Turkey
July 2016 Aydın University, Istanbul, Turkey
May 2015 Tajik National State University, Dushanbe, Tadjikistan
April 2015 Université Cadi Ayyad, Marrakesch, Morocco
Nov. 2014 Université Mohammed VI Polytechnique, EGE, Rabat, Marokko
July 2014 University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan
July 2014 German-Jordanian University, Jordan
April 2014 Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt
Jan. 2014 Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran
July 2013 Helwan University, Cairo, Egypt
July 2013 Qatar Faculty for Islamic Studies, Hamad Bin Khalifa University Doha, Qatar
March 2013 Hebrew University Jerusalem, Israel
Nov. 2012 Mohammed V – Agdal University, Rabat, Morocco
Nov. 2011 Teheran University, Teheran, Iran
March 2011 Ain Shams University (ASU), Cairo, Egypt
July 2010 United Arab Emirates University (UAEU), al-Ain, Emirates
June 2007 Damascus University, Damascus, Syria (currently not active)
May 2006 Baghdad University, Bagdad, Iraq (currently not active)

List of international cooperation agreements at institute level

Aug. 2013 Moshe Dayan Center, Tel Aviv University, Israel
2011/12 Yıldız Teknik Üniversitesi und Yeditepe Üniversitesi, Istanbul, Turkey
Okt. 2011 Faculty for Political and Economic Sciences (FEPS), Cairo University, Cairo
July 2009 Azhar University, Cairo, Faculty of Languages and Translation

University dialogue with Iran

In the years 2016-18, the DAAD is promoting a university dialogue with Iran on the topic of "Natural Resource Management", with several summer and winter schools taking place in various partner institutions in Tehran and Mashhad and in Marburg.