Hossam Zalabany

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Hossam El-Zalabany is a second year PhD student in Library and Information Science at Humboldt University of Berlin. Originally from Egypt; Hossam moved to Berlin to undertake his PhD. Follow Hossam's vlogs to find out what it is like to do a PhD in Germany, how to network and how to make the most out of work opportunities during a PhD.




PhD Vlog 3 Month's On: Hossam El-Zalabany

We followed Hossam between September and October 2015 for four weeks. In this video we check in with Hossam to see how he has gotten on in the last 3 months.

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Name: Hossam Zalabany

PhD: Library and Information Science

Location: Berlin

Hossam El-Din Mossad El-Zalabany has been a PhD researcher at Humboldt University in Berlin, Germany since April 2015, and has been an assistant lecturer at Cairo University, Egypt since 2007. Hossam has a M.A. degree in Libraries and Information Science and awarded 'Cairo University best M.A. thesis award in Arts and Humanities for 2012' in the topic of integration between libraries and E-learning. He was granted the 'German Egyptian research long term scholarship GERLS' at 2014 from DAAD to start his PhD research in Germany. He specialises in the field of Information Literacy and Information behaviour. More about him can be found on LinkedIn here. He also tweets @h_zalabany.

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