Shaimaa Abdellah

Shaimaa Abdellah

Research Department:
Transnational Politics
Research Group Radicalization


E-Mail: abdellah @prif .org


since 2023Researcher in the RADIS Project, Knowledge Transfr
2023Junior Professional at the Federal Coordination of UNESCO Project Schools, German UNESCO Commission, Bonn
2023Internship in the Migration Programme of the German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP), Berlin
2022–2023Internship in the Regional Department Near and Middle East, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), Eschborn
2022Language and culture mediator for socio-psychological counselling at Refugio e.V.
2021International Parliamentary Scholarship (IPS) of the German Bundestag
2021Internship with the Terrorism Research Group at PRIF
2020–2021Internship in the Department of Political Education, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Landesbüro Thüringen
2019–2022Scholarship of the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung
2019–2022M.A. Global Communication: Politics and Society, Universität Erfurt
2016–2018Newsreader and radio presenter, I'elam Online Radio, Cairo
2017Internship in the Congress of the United States of America, DC/USA
2016Professional Public Relations Program - American University in Cairo (AUC)
2014–2018B.A. in Mass Communication (Radio, TV & Journalism), Cairo University


Shaimaa Abdellah is working on the following issues:

  • Migration
  • Radicalization
  • Digital Media
  • Political Communication

Other professional activities

  • Board Member, Women for the Middle East e.V. (FFNO), Erfurt
  • Editorial Board Member, Global Community Magazine (GCM)
  • Member of the German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP)