General Information


Habib Tekin was born in 1989 in Mainz and lived his entire life in Germany. In 2009, he graduated from the Max-Beckmann-High School in Frankfurt, Germany. In the same year, Tekin enrolled in the Double Major Program for Bachelor’s and Master's Degree at the Mannheim and Ruprecht-Karls-University Heidelberg. In this context, he attended German and English Philology lessons, completed his pedagogical study at the university Pädagogische Hochschule Heidelberg. After successfully completing the state examination organised by the State Teachers Examination Office, he got his graduation.

In 2010, he took part in a study abroad program in Brighton and London to improve his English language skills. From 2004 to 2009, he received a state-funded scholarship and from 2009 to 2016 another scholarship from the Federal German State. Since 2018, the Scientific Research Projects Administration of Marmara University has granted a project supporting Tekin’s dissertation.

In 2017, he enrolled in the PhD program at the Institute of Social Sciences at the Marmara University. He worked on a thesis on "Images of Antisemitism in Works of Jakob Wassermann" (Jewish mysticism, Sabetaism, Vienna Group, Jewish stereotypes) at the Department of German Language and Literature and defended his thesis in April 2021. Furthermore, he works as a research assistant at the Marmara University, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Department of German Language and Literature. His language skills in German and English are advanced and in French it is intermediate.

Institutional Information

Faculty of Arts and Sciences
German Language and Literature
Department of German Language and Literature