Annual doctoral seminar lasting three to five days twice per year (one in Tunis and one in Algiers) for doctoral students from the Maghreb and Germany, in close collaboration between MARA (Marburg Research Academy/Philipps University Marburg)the École doctorale (Université de Tunis), the “Religion and Society” Laboratory (University of Algiers 2/Algeria), the DAAD and the Konrad Adenauer Foundation. The doctoral school aims to identify potential future MECAM scholarship holders.