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SPRING Alumna Genet Alem is DAAD prize winner of 2011

Dr. Genet Alem was awarded the DAAD-prize 2011 of the Technical University of Dortmund. Originally born in Ethiopia, she studied architecture in Cuba and passed the SPRING Master programme in Dortmund.


In 2011 Prof. Einhard Schmidt-Kallert awarded her a PhD. The award is given to foreign students with social engangement beyond their studies. While working for her doctoral thesis she founded a Peer-Review-Programme for English-speaking PhD candidates and prepared presentations on different topics. She also organized meetings and leisure activities, which were very popular among other students.

(Photo: Dr. Genet Alem (left), Rector TU Dortmund University Prof. Ursula Gather (right))

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