Amer Katbeh

Associate Lecturer

M.A. Amer Katbeh

Faculty of Humanities, Social Science & Education
Institute II Political Science
Sprechzeiten: Online, after prior arrangement via E-mail.
  • Since July 2016: PhD student in Peace and Conflict Studies, Otto von Guericke University, Magdeburg, Germany.
  • 2017-2019: Worked as a trainer in the integration-programme “Integration auf Augenhöhe – Wertediskurs von Geflüchteten für Geflüchtete”, Brandenburg Institute for Society and Security (BIGS), Brandenburg, Germany.
  • 2014-2016: Worked as social worker and consultant for refugees at the Evangelischen Jugend und Fürsorgewerk (EJF), Berlin, Germany.
  • 2011 -2013: Master’s degree in Peace and Conflict Studies, Otto von Guericke University, Magdeburg, Germany.
  • 2008-2011: Worked for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees [UNHCR], Damascus, Syria.
  • 2007-2008: Worked for the he Syrian Arab Red Crescent, Rural-Damascus, Syria.
  • 2003-2008: Bachelor’s degree, Human Sciences, English Literature Department, Damascus University, Damascus, Syria.


  • Co-authored with Ragab, Nora Jasmin “Syrian Diaspora Groups in Europe - Mapping their engagement in Denmark, France, Germany, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom”, Maastricht Graduate School of Governance/ UNU Merit., commissioned by Danish Refugee Council (DRC) (2017)

  •  "التمثيل السياسي كأساس لشرعية الفاعل السياسي" “Political Representation as a Basis for Legitimacy of Political Actor”, published in Arabic by Aljumhuriya Group (26.04.2017)

  • "مسودة الدستور الروسية: مرجعياتها النظرية في التعامل مع مسألة الأقليات" “The Russian Draft Constitution for Syria: Its Theoretical Backgrounds in Dealing with Minority Issue”, published in Arabic by Aljumhuriya Group (27.02.2017)
  • “The Civil State (dawla madanīya) – A New Political Term?”, published by Young Initiative on Foreign Affairs and International Relations (IFAIR), this paper was part of the Master thesis (24.02.2014)






Research Focus
  • Conflict transformation
  • MENA Region, Egypt and Syria
  • Refugee and migration studies
  • Hiwarat e.V. - Raum für Dialoge

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