Alexander Turnwald

Associated Consultant

  • Master of Arts in International Education Management at the Pädagogische Hochschule Ludwigsburg and Helwan University in Cairo, Egypt
  • Magister Artium (M.A.) in Political Science, Geography and Public Law at the University of Bonn
  • Semester abroad at Macquarie University in Sydney/ Australia
  • Research stay (Magister) in Colombo/ Sri Lanka
Professional experience
  • 04 to 09/2018 | Feasibility study for the development of the TU Berlin campus in El Gouna (Egypt) as consultant
  • 01 to 06/2017 | Study for a Higher Education Management Information System in Ethiopia, financed by GIZ, as Consultant
  • since 12/2016 Adviser to Libyan universities and the Libyan Institute for Research and Science Technology on the development of the higher education system
  • since 09/2016 Advising TH Köln/KLB on capacity building at partner institutions from Iran
  • 12/2015 to 04/2016 | Consultant and author for the production of a handbook for TVET image campaigns on behalf of UNESCO-UNEVOC (International Centre for Vocational Education and Training of UNESCO in Bonn)
  • since 10/2015 Lecturer at the University of Cologne/ Institute for Comparative Educational Research and Social Sciences; International School of Management (ISM) in Cologne
  • 05/2010 to 03/2015 Consultant at the ICON-INSTITUTE Consulting Group, Cologne
  • 01 to 03/2014 Strategy development consultant at the Statistical Office of the Gulf Cooperation Council and the National Statistical Office of Oman
  • 06/2008 to 05/2010 Project Manager at ICON-INSTITUTE Public Sector GmbH
Focus of Work
  • International Education Management
  • Development cooperation
  • Evaluation of educational programmes and institutions
  • Concept and strategy development
  • Organizational development
  • Transnational university projects
  • Internationalisation strategies
  • Interfaces between vocational education and training and higher education
  • MENA region


Alexander Turnwald+49 30 2332267-56Write e-mail
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