Mareike Enghusen is a German freelance journalist, reporting for German print and online media about politics, economics and society in the Middle East.
She speaks fluent German, English, Spanish, French and Hebrew as well as decent Arabic.
In 2014, she completed her journalism training at the Henri Nannen School of Journalism in Hamburg. Afterwards she took part in the six-month Trialogue of Cultures Fellowship of Herbert Quandt Foundation in Israel and the Palestinian territories. In 2017, she became a fellow of the International Journalist Programme (IJP) for the Arab world, living and working in Cairo, Egypt, for several months.
She holds an M.A. in Middle East & Islamic Studies from the American University of Paris and an M.Litt. in Iranian Studies from the University of St Andrews, UK.