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.