Dr. Ahmad Izzo

Research assistant


Saarland University
Building C5 3
Room E.21
D-66123 Saarbrücken

Tel.: +49 681 302-64240

Office hours 
By appointment



Professional career

  •     Since February 2022 Research assistant in the Department of European Social Research at Saarland University.
  •     2017-2020 Research assistant at the Department of Geography, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (Cultural Geography AG-Escher).
  •     2013-2017 Research student assistant at the Department of Geography, JGU-Mainz.

Scientific career

  •     2016 PhD in Film Geography at the Johannes Gutenberg University. Dissertation topic: Syrian society in the films of Omar Amiralay.
  •     2007-2010 Master's degree in Human Geography at the Faculty of Literature and Humanities, Damascus University.

Research focus

  • Migration and Diaspora
  • Cultural geography
  • Media and film geography