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A new intake of AFRIKA KOMMT! - An initiative of German Industry for Future Leaders from Sub-Saharan Africa.

 At the heart of the one-year program is an eight-month internship in one of the participating companies in Germany, giving the African participants the great opportunity to gain first-hands experience in management practice in a leading German company.

 Currently, suitable candidates are invited to apply to the sixth program cycle of AFRIKA KOMMT! running from 2016 – 2018. Applications can be submitted until 03.02.2017 only through the website www.afrika-kommt.de.

 We would be very grateful if you could support the initiative AFRIKA KOMMT! by distributing this information to suitable contacts and potentially interested candidates you might know.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us.

Many thanks in advance and best regards,

Mirjam Zimmermann

Abteilung Deutschland, Europa

Landesbüro Nordrhein-Westfalen


OE 3910

Deutsche Gesellschaft für

Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

Wallstraße 30

40213 Düsseldorf


T  + 49 211 8689 135



Call for Applications : Ethio German Home Grown PhD Program

The Ethiopian Ministry of Education in collaboration with the DAAD announced the Second intake of scholarships in the framework of the Ethio- German Home Grown PhD Program. Up to 40 scholarships are available. Applicants from the listed Ethiopian universities shall apply before 31.12.2016.

The full announcement along with the application form is available hier.

Call for Application: University of Hohenheim and Univ. of Siegen

The International Food Security Network Seminar takes place from March 12  to March 19, followed by the joint participation of the 3rd International Congress Hidden Hunger, March 20-22.  The overall objective of the seminar is the preparation of Germany Alumni to contribute to the development of measures against hidden hunger using interdisciplinary approaches. Participation at the International Food Security Network Seminar qualifies Germany Alumni for an active participation at the 3rd International Congress Hidden Hunger - both methodologically and scientifically.

Click hier to access the announcements.

German-African Innovation Incentive Award (“GAIIA”)

The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) announced the first call for the German-African Innovation Incentive Award (“GAIIA”). The award aims to strengthen innovative research in Africa, bolster its effect locally and at the same time consolidate German-African partnerships. It will be presented to an African researcher and his or her respective German cooperation partner. The award will be granted for an existing achievement and will make it possible to develop a follow-up project with which the partners can advance their research findings with a view to future commercial exploitation. The prize money amounts to 150,000 euros.
Please find the call text and contact persons here: http://internationales-buero.de/en/4453.php

You can also access the full announcement hier.

German Research Foundation: Call for Proposals: German African Cooperation Projects in Infectiology

The German Research Foundation (DFG) calls for joint research projects betweeen scientists in Germany and Africa investigating infectious diseases and their societal implications. Please click here to access the full announcement.

Boost your international career in Germany with the Esslingen MBA 2017

"The Esslingen MBA is an optimal complement to my academic background as a mechanical engineer."

-Bryan Morehouse, MBA 2015, Customer Solution Business Development Specialist

 "The alumni network and the close link with the companies in the Neckar Valley provided many valuable insights into the newest developments."

-Fiona van Petegem, MBA 2016, Project Engineer


 Our MBA is designed for bachelor graduates from STEM subjects with management ambitions. It enhances your technical skills with a wide range of managerial and cross-disciplinary knowledge from

  •   operations & supply chain management,
  •   marketing, strategy & leadership,
  •   finance & business planning.

The close relationship of the Esslingen MBA to the industry enables you to apply the theory you learn in the classroom to real-life situations in industrial companies. Courses include lectures, workshops and team projects: hands-on learning activities include company visits and real case studies. In addition, you have the opportunity to specialize your choice of management area during your mandatory master's thesis in the industry. Personal coaching seminars assist you to hone your business etiquette.

Graduate School, Esslingen University of Applied Sciences
Flandernstrasse 101, 73732 Esslingen, Germany


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Note:  Students receive an MBA valued at over 30,000 for less than 5,000!

Information Tour 2017

The DAAD Information Centre Ethiopia visits universities, schools and other educational institutions all over Ethiopia. On site, we provide first-hand information on study and research in Germany as well as on individual and project funding.

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