Monika Lengauer (M.A.)


A member of the Africa team at the Erich-Brost-Institute for International Journalism, Technical University Dortmund, Monika Lengauer contributes as a senior research fellow. Here, she also pursues her PhD on Journalism Education in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). She is a lecturer in global journalism with a focus on MENA, sub-Saharan Africa and Asia.

A political scientist by training, a journalist by profession, her expertise is based on over thirty years of communication and development work, including the establishment of journalism programmes in Jordan and Myanmar, and political communication in German government and international organizations, residing in Germany, India, Iraq, Armenia, China, Jordan, Nepal, Myanmar and West Africa. She is currently commuting between her base in Guinea-Bissau, West Africa, and the EBI in Dortmund, Germany.

Monika Lengauer is very enthusiastic about interacting with journalism students, one of whom has taken this photo of her: Mr. Leon Pollok.