Yallah! – You All Are Hackers

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CALL FOR APPLICATION: Research Exchange/Hackathon YALLAH! – You All Are Hackers  YALLAH! – You All Are Hackers is an academic research hackathon, organized by the University of Siegen (Germany) and Birzeit University (West Bank, Palestine), funded by the DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) as part of the program “Higher Academic Dialogue with the Islamic World”. YALLAH!’s motivation is to enable … Read More

We’ve got winners

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Yes we did it again! This year’s winning team of CSCW-Challenge is one of us. Congratulations to Valentin Puls, Asma Rafi, Ronda Ringfort and Philip Weber who challenged themselves and solved the Challenge with their innovative idea of an Ideation Cube. Read and see more about it in the Showroom.      

Design Thinking

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Great opportunity!  Online-Course for free   When? Thursday, August 24, 2017 10:51 (UTC) to Thursday, September 28, 2017 23:00 (UTC) Where? https://open.hpi.de/courses/insights-2017  Costs? Zero What for? To foster your design skills and skills in qualitative research methods. Language? English   For more information on the event and Design Thinking click the link above.

Preparatory days

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Preparatory days for new international degree students There will be special preparatory days for our new international students and language course participants offered by the ISA (International Students Affairs) starting on September 26th to 29th. Meeting point is the main entrance of AR-SSC at 9.30 a.m. on September 26th. So if you didn’t sign in yet please hurry and don’t miss … Read More

First selection of international applicants completed


The first selection of final applications from international universities has been chosen. They will be contacted through email tomorrow. Those applicants which does not fulfill the criterias, will be messaged tomorrow as well.

International students: Application procedure for the winter semester 2017/18 is closed. Feel free to apply for summer 2018.


We will not take any new application into account for the upcoming winter semester anymore. Right now all applications are being sighted. This process will be done probably until end of next week and all applicants will be notified about their admission.   This does not affect applications from non-international students! The deadline for educational residents is 15.7.2017!

YALLAH Blog #01

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“Today our journey begins. I am very excited and nervousness is coming up slowly. While I pack the last few things (I’m sure I forgot something, but even that is part of great adventures), I have so many questions in my head: How are the Palestinian people? What will we see? What will we do?…” – Jasmin, HCI student “Yallah … Read More