DAAD Information Centre Tel Aviv

Verena Shifferman
Director
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Nitzan Chelouche
Program Officer, PhD and research scholarships
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Nitzan Chelouche advises young academics, doctoral students and researchers on study and research opportunities in Germany and coordinates the DAAD's scholarship applicaton cycles. Since joining the IC in 2016 she has also designs and disseminates the DAAD Israel Newsletter and updates the IC's Facebook page.

Nitzan holds a Master's degree in Contemporary Germany Studies from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and a Diplom (FH) in Integrated Design from the Köln International School of Design.

Assaf Bloom
Program Officer, Master and summer language scholarships
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Assaf Bloom has been providing counseling regarding Bachelor and Master studies in Germany and summer language programs at the IC in Tel Aviv since 2016. He holds a Bachelor's degree  in Music Composition from the Buchmann-Mehta School of Music, Tel Aviv University. Assaf has taken part in artistic and theoretical projects with the Stuttgart Higher School of Music, and the Berlin University of Arts (UDK) sound studies department.

DAAD Lecturers in Israel

 

Dr.  Angelos Giannakopoulos
Heinrich-Heine Visiting Professor in European Studies
Tel Aviv University
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Dr. Angelos Giannakopoulos is currently a Heinrich-Heine Visiting Professor in European Studies at Tel Aviv University and a DAAD long term lecturer. He obtained his PhD at the University of Tuebingen and his post-doctoral degree (Habilitation) at the University of Dortmund. He has been a Visiting Professor and Research Fellow at several universities and research centres in Hungary, Turkey, USA, Japan, Cyprus, etc. His research fields are Sociology of Knowledge and Culture, Political Sociology, European Integration, Social Movements, Modernisation,  Corruption and Anti-Corruption, Civil Society, etc. He has published various books and articles in his fields of research interest. https://english.tau.ac.il/european_studieswww.uni-konstanz.de/crimeandculturehttp://hitzler-soziologie.de/WP/vernetzung

Julia Papushado
Haifa University
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Gabriela Börschmann
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
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Gabriela Börschmann was born and raised in Dortmund, Germany. After completing her first master's degree in German, Mathematics and Sports, at the Dortmund University, she attended a 4-year theater education program in the Arturo Drama School in Cologne. In 2013 she extended her studies to language didactics and cognitive sciences, completing a degree in Teaching German as a foreign language. Her approach to combine both disciplines, theater and language teaching, allowed her to work as an educational counselor for several institutes around the world.
In 2018, with the completion of her 2nd master’s degree, she was sent by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) to the Hebrew University for a lecturing position.

Dr. Michael Fisch
Walter Benjamin Chair of German-Jewish Literature and Cultural Studies
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
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Michael Fisch holds the Walter Benjamin Chair of German-Jewish Literature and Cultural Studies (Walter Benjamin Chair) at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He is a novelist and literary scholar and studied German philology and philosophy at the Free University of Berlin.

From October 2008 to June 2011 he was DAAD-lecturer in Tunis. After a teaching and research stay at the Institute of Semitic and Arabic Studies at the Free University of Berlin, he took up the position of a visiting professor in Cairo in October 2012. He worked there for six years with the DAAD at several universities. Since October 2018 he lives and works in Jerusalem.