constituting since summer 2012, "Sustainable Urban Density for the Development of Egyptian Cities"
October 2009 - January 2010, Situation of the urban development in Bagdad. In general as well as concerning the challenge of the rehabilitation of the inner city; development of expert knowledge for the cooperation between PhD-students from the BTU Cottbus and the University of Baghdad to prepare the "International Conference about Partnership between BTU Cottbus and University of Baghdad in academic affairs concerning the rehabilitation of the old town and the development of the inner city of Baghdad"
winter-term 2008/2009, installation of a post graduate program for dissertations with topics about Arabic / Islamic regions, case studies old town of Aleppo, Syria, Darb Al Ahmar quarter in the old town of Cairo, old town of Jedha, Jemen
winter-term 2008/2009, application for the installation of a DFG-post graduate program at the faculty 2 for dissertations focusing on the development of inner cities and building in existing fabric in Islamic-Arabic cities, recommended for the Head of the program was Prof Dr Eduard Führ; as member of the Coordination Unit inter alia Prof. Heinz Nagler, Visiting-Prof Frank Schwartze
2004 - 2005, "Cities in Uzbekistan - Tashkent, Samarkand, Bukhara. Cities between Tradition and Progress", funded by the Volkswagen foundation, in Cooperation with the Academy of Fine Arts of Uzbekistan and the Urban Design-Institute (SI) at the University of Stuttgart, Prof Ribbeck