Montasser Al- De’emeh was born in Jordan and grew up in Belgium. In 2011, Montasser graduated cum laude from Katholieke Universiteit Leuven with a degree of Bachelor of Arts in Language and Area studies: Arabic and Islamic Studies (Minor in Language, Culture, History and Society).
Montasser Al-De’emeh then received his Master’s degree in Language and Area studies: Arabic and Islamic Studies from Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Magna cum laude) in 2012, where he wrote his Master’s thesis on the UAE-Iran dispute over three islands (Ab? M?sa, ?unb al-Kubra en ?unb al-?ughra) in the Gulf.
Montasser followed a Master’s degree in World Religions, Inter-religious Dialogue and Religious Studies at Katholieke Universiteit Leuven. He also studied Jewish History, Thought and Civilisation at the Institut d’Etudes du Judaïsme of the Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB).
He is currently working towards a PhD in political science, which among many other subjects, consists studying the reasons why Belgian Muslims are joining rebel forces in Syria.
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