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

Fatima El Sayed

El Sayed Fatima SW


  • Research assistant in the project D:ISLAM




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.

Research focus


  • Politics in the MENA region
  • feminist and postcolonial theories
  • entanglements of migration, integration and Islam discourses in Germany


Academic career


  • since April 2021: research associate at the Berlin Institute for Empirical Research on Integration
    and Migration Research
  • May 2019 to March 2021: Consultant at the new German organizations e.V.
  • October 2016 until 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 



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