Mareike Enghusen is a German freelance journalist based in Jerusalem. She has been covering politics, economics and society in the Middle East for German media since 2014, mostly reporting from Israel, the Palestinian territories, Egypt and Jordan.

She speaks German, English, Spanish, French, Hebrew and Arabic (Egyptian dialect).

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 was a fellow of the International Journalists‘ Middle East Programme in Cairo.

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 (with distinction).