Portraits of our Scholarship holders

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Who are the KAS Scholarship holders from the Palestinian Territories? They are developing apps for mobile phones, they are campaigning for the rights of women or they feel comfortable with the German language. Please read and see the six portraits of young and dedicated people - who are studying both, in their home country and in Germany.

„I want to be the ambassador of positive energy“

Saed Karzoun
Saed Karzoun
He is a master student of International Relations at the Birzeit University and a scholarship holder of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung. Saed Karzoun is innovative and successful – and he still has plenty ideas for the future. More...




“I want to think like a German”

Mahran al-Halah
Mahran al-Halah
He is studying sustainable development at the al-Quds University in Jerusalem. The scholarship holder of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung is Palestinian through and through but also feels very connected with Germany and the German language. More...




“We have to change the image of women in people’s minds”

Ahd Samara
Ahd Samara
Ahd Samara wants to change the stereotypes of women in the Middle East, and simultaneously achieve progress for women in Palestinian society. This KAS scholarship holder is a young woman with strong ideas. More...




“Take Palestine to Germany”

Laith Sha'ban
Laith Sha'ban
Travelling from Ramallah to Frankfurt is like a journey to a different world. KAS scholarship holder Laith Sha’ban, inspired by Kant and other German philosophers’ ideas, wants to study in Germany and get closer to the great thinkers. More...




“Make the most of your chance”

Abrar Disi
Abrar Disi
Abrar Disi was born in Munich, but was raised in Jenin in the northern West Bank. Unlike her siblings, this KAS scholarship holder decided to study in her home country. More...





“I am happy, hopeful and I have a positive mindset”

Bayan Salaymeh
Bayan Salaymeh
At the age of 18, Bayan Salaymeh left Palestine and returned five years later to her home town of Hebron with a BA degree in Asian Studies from the Asian University for Women in Chittagong, Bangladesh. After two years of work experience, she is now preparing for her next journey: She will be studying in Germany. More...