Mohamed Ashour

Professor - Internship Coordinator - AUH

After graduating from Cairo University, I worked for two years at the Higher Education Research Center (the Egyptian Ministry of Higher Education). After that, I worked for about a year as a researcher assistant at the National Center for Social and Criminal Research, before moving to Cairo University (Institute for African research and studies where I founded and directed (African Regional Integration Program AFRISP) in cooperation with Ford Foundation. .and where I was promoted to professor of political science and international law. I moved to ZU since 2007-2008


  • PhD political science, “Ethnic plurality and the future of south Africa regime “  Cairo university, 2001.
  • MA political science, “border disputed and territorial integrity of African countries”, 1997
  • International law diploma, Ain Shamis University, 1993
  • License of law, Ain Shamis University, 1992
  • BA political science, Cairo university, 1987


  • African society of political science
  • Arab society of political science
  • Egyptian society for international Law
  • Qraat Afriqaia editorial board (KSA)
  • Dafater Alqanoon Walsiyasa editorial Board (Algeria)
  • Faculty of economic and political studies editorial board (Egypt)
  • Madarat Journal editorial Board (Algeria)


Arabic, English

Informal Interests

Poetry, Chess, Table Tennis, Walking

Research and Professional Activities

Research Interests
(African Affairs specially; Afro – Arab relations, conflict managements, border disputes, Ethnic conflict…. )

Current Projects
Why cultural did not heal geological: studying Afro- Arab relation in the light of Ali Mazroui concept AFRABIA
Keywords: Africa, Arab world, Afro- Arab relations.

Teaching Areas

Undergraduate Courses

  • GEN 135: Islamic Civilization
  • GEN 255: Emiratis Studies 
  • POL 330: International Law and World Politics 

Graduate Courses

  • EMPA-512-01-MASTERS2011-1--Legal & Eth.
  • HSS-663-01-MASTERS2012-2013-1--U.A.E. Political & Admin Str
  • IEWM-610-0-MASTERS2013-1--Epist. and Research Method
  • JUD-601-02-MASTERS2013-1--Law and Society
  • JUD-610-04-MASTERS2011-1--The Judicial Profession Ethics
  • JUD-621-06-MASTERS2011-1--Judicial Writing Research
  • MIWS-640-01-MASTERS2013-1--Politics of Sect. in Isl World
  • JUD-624-05-MASTERS2011-1--Alternative to Jud. Arbitration

Ashour, M. (2018), Third Party Liability for Violations of International Humanitarian Law In the light of Article 1 of the Geneva Conventions of 1949, a study submitted to the Academy of Justice in Amman 2018

Ashour, M. (2018). 2017 Elections in Africa: Analytical Reading, Riyadh: Qiraat Afriqiya,

Ashour, M. (2017), Regional and International Conflict in the Horn of Africa and its Impact on the Regional Security of the Gulf States, Dirasat Journal, Bahrain Center for Strategic and International Studies, No. 2

Ashour, M. (2017), Language and Politics: The Case of South Africa, Cairo: Center for Strategic Studies,

Ashour, M. (2017), Israeli-African relations, Cairo: Center of civilization, Ashour, M. (2016). Big Data and security Issues: Opportunities and Challenges. Criminal and Security contemporary politics to face the evolution of crime, Dubai: Dubai police Academy 8th conference proceedings.