Studies and scholarship consultant, office manager
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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, ZKM Karlsruhe and the Berlin University of Arts (UDK) sound studies department, alongside attending DAAD training seminars at the organization’s headquarters in Bonn.
Studies and scholarship consultant
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Natalia Suponitskaya studied German Linguistics at Saint-Petersburg State University, where she received her PhD in 2016 on the pragmatics of German academic texts. During her studies, Natalia took courses at the Friedrich Schiller University in Jena within an exchange semester, and was awarded a research scholarship at the Albert Ludwig University in Freiburg. Afterwards, she worked as a German teacher and research assistant at the Department of German Philology in the State University of Saint-Petersburg. Since April 2023, she has been working as an assistant and educational advisor at the DAAD Information Centre Tel Aviv.
DAAD German Lecturers in Israel
Tel Aviv University
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As of October 2021, Anne Gladitz is a representative of the DAAD Lektor Programme at Tel Aviv University (Division of Languages). In Dresden and Budapest, she studied German as a foreign language, art history and law. She worked as a German teacher, qualifying students from different countries and diverse backgrounds. Between 2005 and 2011 she was a DAAD representative in Istanbul. During her time as a research assistant at Bielefeld University in the past ten years, she conducted research at UC Berkeley as a Fulbright scholar and collected empirical data at universities in Exeter, Budapest, and Istanbul on the importance of sociocultural background knowledge in the acquisition of German legal language. She was involved in the Law and Society Institute at Humboldt University in Berlin and participated in research projects on citizenship law and immigrant integration at Harvard and IDC Herzliya, among others. In addition to focusing on constitutional law and educational policy, teaching culture and language for special purposes, she is an avid enthusiast of performative teaching and learning.
DAAD Guest Lecturers in Israel
Dr. Michael Fisch
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.
Visiting Professor, Tel Aviv University
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Frédéric Krumbein is a visiting professor at Tel Aviv University, Al-Quds University in East Jerusalem, and the Princess Sumaya University of Technology in Amman. He teaches at the three universities in a joint master’s program in European Studies. The program is carried out in cooperation with the Heinrich Heine University in Düsseldorf and teaches the students the political and legal system, the values, and tasks of the European Union. The aim is to show students how the European Union has achieved peace among its member states. Frédéric Krumbein holds a doctorate in political science from the Free University of Berlin and a master’s degree in international relations from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques (SciencesPo) in Paris. He worked as a researcher at the Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik (German Institute for International and Security Affairs) in Berlin and as the managing director of the European Community Studies Association (ECSA) Germany. He taught at the Free University of Berlin and the Berlin School of Economics and Law (HWR). At the HWR he continues to teach in the master’s program “European Public Management”. He is also a Research Associate at the Institute for European Politics in Berlin.
Prof. Sandra Destradi
DAAD Long-term lecturer, Reichman University
Sandra Destradi is Chair for International Relations and a Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Freiburg, Germany. Currently, she serves as the inaugural DAAD long-term guest professor at Reichman University in Herzliya, Israel. Previously, she was a Full Professor of International Relations and Regional Governance at Helmut Schmidt University in Hamburg, a Senior Research Fellow at the German Institute for Global and Area Studies (GIGA), and a Jean Monnet Fellow at the European University Institute in Florence. Among her research interests are the consequences of populism for international politics, regional crisis management, and the role of the Global South in global governance. Her monograph titled „Reluctance in World Politics: Why States Fail to Act Decisively” was published in July 2023.