DAAD-Information Centre Ethiopia


Mailing Address

DAAD Information Center

PO Box 32539

Addis Ababa








International Leadership Institute (near the Egyptian Embassy) 

Room 103 

Sidist kilo 


+251 (0) 924 849 748

You can access the PDF version of our last newsletter from June 2017 in Standard quality , or High quality

                                     Immediate Vacancy Announcement

Information Officer at the DAAD Information Centre in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) is a joint organization of German universities for the promotion of international scientific cooperation and academic exchange. A worldwide network of 15 DAAD regional offices and 56 information centres support the work of the DAAD head office in Bonn.

The DAAD Information Centre in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia is looking for a dedicated and versatile staff for student counselling, administration and program coordination in full time. The position is initially limited until 31st Dec. 2019.

The tasks include:

  • Advise on study and research opportunities in Germany as well as on the scholarship programs of the DAAD,
  • General office duties,
  • Planning and implementation of information events and fairs,
  • Preparation of publications and promotional materials,
  • Maintaining the website and the facebook page of the Information Centre,
  • Maintaining contacts with partner organizations and DAAD Alumni, and
  • Analysis of the Ethiopian higher education market.


 University degree (at least BA); studies or working experience in Germany is an advantage,

  • Very good communication skills,
  • Knowledge of German language, excellent command of English,
  • Good knowledge of the German higher education system,
  • Good skills in Microsoft Office,
  • Organizational skills, intercultural competence, commitment and resilience, and
  • Work experience in cultural and education sector is an advantage.

Salary is based on the remuneration scheme of the Goethe-Institut in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The working conditions are subject to Ethiopian law.

Please send your application (a summary on your qualification and experience in addition to an application letter and supporting documents as .pdf) no later than 20th December 2018 via email to director@daad-ethiopia.org or send to: The Director, DAAD Information Centre Addis Ababa, P.O. Box 32539, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Preselected applicants will be contacted for an interview.

To access the announcement in PDF version, click hier.

Please note that this announcement replaces fully the old one for an "Assistant Program Officer "which appeared on the Ethiopian Reporter Newspaper on Wedensday 28th Nov.2018. We are sorry for the inconvinience caused by the change.

AFRIKA KOMMT!Fellowship Programme 2019-2021: Call for Applications

An Initiative of German Industry for Future Leaders
from Sub-Saharan Africa

AFRIKA KOMMT! is an initiative of leading German enterprises for future leaders from Sub-Saharan
Africa. The fellowship programme aims at highly qualified young professionals and junior executives
from countries in Sub-Saharan Africa with several years of work experience, strong leadership qualities
and a high level of commitment and dedication.
At the heart of the programme is an eight-month internship in a German enterprise, allowing the
- to gain first-hand practical experience in a leading German enterprise
- to be exposed to leadership concepts and management techniques in practice
- to become acquainted with working processes and business culture in German enterprises
- to extend their international management competencies
- to initiate networks of cooperation between Sub-Saharan Africa and German companies

To access the current announcement click hier.

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