Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Berlin Institute for Empirical Integration and Migration Research (BIM)

Rami Ali

Ali  Rami SW

Research Associate in the Department of Integration Research and Social Policy



Rami Ali is a political scientist and Islamic scholar with a special focus on extremism, prevention and jihadism research.

He studied political science and Islamic studies at the University of Vienna.

His research interests include religiously based ideologies of inequality, online propaganda and related mobilization strategies, and participatory approaches to counter-speech.

Academic career


  • since April 2021 research associate at the Berlin Institute for Empirical Integration and Migration Research (Project: D:ISLAM)

  • since January 2018 research associate at the research institute "think.difference" in Vienna

  • June 2015 to November 2015 student assistant at the Institute of Islamic Studies, University of Vienna

  • January 2017 to February 2021 MA Islamic Studies, University of Vienna (final grade: 1.24)

  • October 2012 to April 2015 BA Political Science, University of Vienna (final grade: 1.14)




  • Summer Semester 2021 "Political Islam": Radicalization, Fundamentalism and Islamism in European and International Comparison. MA Social Sciences (collaboration in teaching)

  • Summer Semester 2021 Participation & Counter-Speech. BA Intercultural Communication & Education

  • Winter semester 2020/21 Social Work Digital. BA Social Work

  • Winter semester 2020/21 Youth work strategies in the context of fanaticism. MA Social Work


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