EZBET Project (2013 – 2018)

The Ezbet Projekt is an applied research and teaching format with the aim to improve the quality of life in Ezbet Abu-Quarn, an informal settlement of Cairo. Participatory tools and methods of action research are tested together with inhabitants through small-scale interventions.


The research analyses in how far these approaches can be applied in other contexts of informal settlements in Egypt. The interventions are accompanied by training workshops. Funded by the DAAD programme German-Arab Transformation Partnership/ Cooperation with Higher Education institutions, in cooperation with Ain Shams University in Cairo.

For more information please visit http://www.ezbetproject.com.