Fatima El Sayed

Fatima El Sayed is a political scientist with a special focus on critical migration and integration research. She studied political science at the Otto Suhr Institute of the Free University of Berlin and at the Universidad de Granada. Her research interests include politics in the MENA region, feminist and post-colonial theories, and the entanglement of migration, integration and Islamic discourses in Germany.

Academic and professional career

Since April 2021
Research Associate at the Berlin Institute for Empirical Integration and Migration Research

May 2019 to March 2021
Speaker at the new German organizations e. V.

October 2016 to April 2019
MA Political Science at the Free University of Berlin

September 2015 to February 2016
Stay abroad at the Universidad de Granada

October 2013 to January 2017
BA Political Science at the Free University of Berlin


Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Kultur-, Sozial- und
Bildungswissenschaftliche Fakultät
Unter den Linden 6, 10099 Berlin