Yasmine Salimi is a Ph.D. student at the department of German Literature at the University of Cologne. She studied German, French and Philosophy in Bonn, Paris and Cologne. She completed her Magister degree with a thesis on the notion of guilt in three theatre plays by Dea Loher. During her studies, she founded a student theatre company playing in French. Her work experiences cover the fields of theatre dramaturgy, theatre critique, public relations, language teaching and translation. She is a state-certified translator for German and French. Own theatre works are currently being planned.