Noël van den Heuvel

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 Noël van den Heuvel
Noël van den Heuvel


Since 2020
Head of content in the advanced training lecture series for pedagogical staff “Basiswissen Islam”: a cooperation between Leibniz-Zentrum Moderner Orient (ZMO), Modul e. V. and the Senate Department for Education, Youth and Family
Since 2020
Assistant to the Director at Leibniz-Zentrum Moderner Orient (ZMO)
Student assistant in the project Learning Environments Online (LEON) for the Institute for Byzantine Studies and the Center für Digitale Systeme (CeDiS)
2018 - 2020
Research assistant in the project C 04 "Religious Speech as a Resource in South and Central Asia" of the SFB 1070 "ResourceCultures"
2018 - 2020
Student assistant at the Leibniz-Zentrum Moderner Orient (ZMO)
2017 - 2018
Interpreter for German and Arabic at private practice for neurology, psychiatry and psychotherapy
2016 - 2018
Assistance and initial Arabic-language consultation in the project „Anerkennungs- und Qualifizierungsberatung“ (AnQua) of the Türkischer Bund Berlin-Brandenburg (TBB)
2015 - 2016
Assistant for Fundraising at Muntadā Shārik al-Shabābī (Sharek Youth Foundation), Palestine


Semester abroad, King Adbulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
2017 - 2020
MA Religion and Culture, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin
Intensive course Arabic, MSA and Levantine Dialect, Ahlan Jordan, Amman
2013 - 2017
B.A. Islamic Studies, Freie Universität Berlin


DAAD Research Grant for Saudi Arabia


  • Middle East Studies Association (MESA)
  • Association for Gulf and Arabian Peninsula Studies


  • German: native speaker
  • English: full fluency (C2)
  • Arabic (MSA and Levantine and Hijazi dialect): advanced proficiency (C1)
  • French: upper intermediate (B2)
  • Italian: Intermediate
  • Russian: Basics
  • Latin: Basics