Sardar Mohammad Kohistani


Sardar Mohammad Kohistani

Education: Ph.D



Academic Degree: Pohanmal

Place of Birth: Kapisa Province

Date of Birth: 1976


Head of Department, Member of Academic Council in the Faculty of Geoscience, Member of Curriculum Committee in Kabul University.

Academic Papers and Publications:

  • Kohistani, Sardar M.(2011): Aktuelle Entwicklungen und Herausforderungen der Hochschulbildung in Afghanistan, In: Geographische Rundschau, Braunschweig.
  • Kohistani, Sardar M., Issa, C. (2011): Squatter settlements in the perspective of the Afghan capital Kabul - in preparation, Giessen.
  • Kohistani, Sardar M.(2009): State building in Afghanistan – The role of institutional capacity, PhD-thesis, Justus Liebig University, Gießen 2009.
  • Kohistani, Sardar M., Issa, Christine (2007): Kabul’s Urban Identity: An Overview of the Socio-Political Aspects of Development, in: Asien 104 (7), Hamburg, pp. 51-64.
  • Kohistani, Sardar M.: Afghanistan (2006): Nation-building in the Minds of People, in: Geographische Rundschau - International Edition 2 (4), Braunschweig, pp. 14-18.
  • Kohistani, Sardar M., Yamaguchi, Kai (2005): The Urban Geography of Kabul City, in: Arez, Ghulam Jailani, Dittmann, Andreas (eds.), Kabul - Aspects of Urban Geography, s.n., Peshawar.
  • Kohistani, Sardar. M.(2004): A short glimpse to the Geography of Kapisa (Research Paper), Kabul University, Kabul.
  • Kohistani, Sardar M.(2004): The Higher Education in Afghanistan. International Institute of Education Planning (Research Paper), UNESCO, Paris.
  • Kohistani, Sardar. M. (2004): Analysis of Higher Education in Afghanistan, in: Ministry of Higher Education/ UNESCO (ed), Strategic Action Plan for the Development of Higher Education in Afghanistan, International Institute of Education Planning, UNESCO, Paris.
  • Kohistani, Sardar M., Dittmann, Andreas (2004): Wiederaufbau an afghanischen Hochschulen: Disaster- und Hazard-Forschung in den Geowissenschaften, in: Südasien 24 (2/3), Bonn, pp. 41-45.


Scientific Lectures:

  • Kohistani, Sardar M. (2013/2014): “Natural Heritage and its importance in Afghanistan" for Afghan teachers at the Ministry of Culture.
  • Kohistani, Sardar M., Dittmann, A.: „Akademischer Wiederaufbau in Afghanistan“, Vorlesung, Justus-Liebig-University, 12/05/2013.
  • Kohistani, Sardar M. (2012/2013): “Etiquette and Diplomatic manner” and “Political Geography of Afghanistan”, lecture for Afghan diplomats at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Kabul.
  • Kohistani, Sardar M.: „Challenges of reconstruction process in Afghanistan“, Gießener Geographisches Colloquium (GGC), Justus-Liebig-University, 12/14/2010.
  • Kohistani, Sardar M.: „State-Building in Afghanistan, The role of Institutional Capacity“, Gießener Geographisches Colloquium (GGC), 11/23/2009.
  • Kohistani, Sardar M.:“ Geographical Textbooks in Farsi Language“, workshop at the conference on Sustainable Concepts in Geography and Cartography: Afghan-German Co-operation  (1/233 – 2/6/2008), Justus Liebig University, Gießen, 1/28/2008.
  • Kohistani, Sardar M.: „State Building and Human Resources in Afghanistan“, lecture at the conference on Sustainable Concepts in Geography and Cartography: Afghan-German Co-operation (1/23 – 2/6/2008), Justus Liebig University, Gießen, 1/29/2008.
  • Kohistani, Sardar M.:“ Challenges in Ph.D. study programmes in Germany. Perceptions from an advanced point of view“, lecture at the conference on Research in Geography and Geosciences in Northern Iran (8/10 – 8/31/2007), Justus Liebig University, Gießen, 8/16/2007.
  • Kohistani, Sardar M.: „Higher education and its impact on governmental institutions“, lecture and poster at the conference Aktuelle Forschungen zu Afghanistan: Multidisziplinärer Workshop (1/11 – 1/13/2007), Alexander von Humboldt University, Berlin, 12.1.2007.
  • Kohistani, Sardar M.: „State-building in Afghanistan“, lecture on the conference on Methods in Teaching Geography: Afghan-German Co-operation (11/23 – 12/6/2006), Bonn University, Bonn, 11/26/2006.
  • Kohistani Sardar M., Issa, Christine: „Academic activities between Geography Department in Bonn and in Kabul“, lecture at the Workshop on Information Systems for Science, Cultural Heritage Management and e-Government in Afghanistan, RWTH Aachen, Aachen, 6/17/2006.
  • Kohistani, Sardar M.: „Human Capacity Building for Disaster Prevention and Preparedness in Afghanistan: Approaching Space Technology“, lecture at the International Conference on the Use of Space Technology in Disaster Management, Munich, 9/18 – 9/26/2004.

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