Dr Nora Kalbarczyk

*1984, Ph.D.

Studied Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies as well as German Literature in Berlin and Cairo, then research associate in a joint British-German research project (Ruhr University Bochum/University of Cambridge). In 2016, she completed her PhD with a thesis on Arabic-Islamic legal theory. Until November 2017 she worked as a Researcher for the Centre for Christian-Muslim Encounter and Documentation (CIBEDO) of the German Bishops’ Conference.

Head of the Middle East Department of the Catholic Academic Exchange Service (KAAD) since November 2017.

Vice Secretary General of KAAD since September 2019.