Univ.-Ass. Seliem El-Sayed, BA M.A.


Neues Institutsgebäude
Universitätsstr. 7/2nd floor
Room: B 205
1010 Vienna
T: +43-1-4277-494 49
F: +43-1-4277-949 4
E-Mail: seliem.el-sayed@univie.ac.at

Office hour

After agreement

Short CV

Seliem El-Sayed earned his Master’s degree in International Public Management and Political Science from Institut d’études politiques de Paris (SciencesPo) and Freie Universität Berlin (2020), partly funded by a scholarship of the Franco-German University. He holds a Bachelor’s degree from University College Maastricht in Liberal Arts and Sciences (2017) with a concentration on International Relations and Law. During his undergraduate studies, he spent a trimester at the University of California (Santa Cruz) doing coursework in Critical Legal Studies and Constitutional Law. For his graduate thesis he evaluated the German litigation framework’s ability to safeguard citizens from algorithmic discrimination. As a pre-doctoral research fellow within the Digitize! Project he is developing ethical and social standards for the collection and use of data in Computational Social Sciences.

Research interests

Comparative political and legal studies, regulation and governance, public policy, big data and artificial intelligence, data protection and privacy, anti-discrimination, Computational Social Science