Rebekka Muth is a M.A. student of Near and Middle Eastern Studies and Arabic at SOAS University (School of Oriental and African Studies) in London. Her research interest lies in cultural relations and development cooperation between Germany, Egypt, and the Gulf states. Prior to that, she worked as regional project coordinator with the CrossCulture programme at ifa (Institute for Foreign Cultural Relations). She holds a B.A. in International Relations and Communication Science from the University of Erfurt and University of Cairo.