Applications Open for AFRIKA KOMMT! Fellowship 2018-2020

Deadline: 19 January 2018

Applications are open for AFRIKA KOMMT! fellowship programme that is an initiative of German industry for future leaders from Sub-Saharan Africa and offers the opportunity of a one-year experience in Germany, including an eight-month internship in a leading German enterprise.

Benefits

  • The programme fellows benefit through
    • gaining first-hand practical experience in a leading German enterprise
    • being exposed to leadership concepts and management techniques in practics
    • becoming acquainted with working processes and business culture in German enterprises
    • extending their international management competencies
    • initiating networks of cooperation partners between Sub-Saharan Africa and German companies
  • The partner companies benefit through
    • establishing networks of cooperation and trust in promising future markets in Sub-Saharan Africa
    • extending their experience with the working and business culture in Sub-Saharan Africa
    • improving their knowledge about cultures, markets, countries etc. in Sub-Saharan Africa

Eligibility Criteria

  • The AFRIKA KOMMT! fellowship programme aims at highly qualified, self-driven young professionals  and junior executives from Sub-Saharan Africa with several years of hands-on work experience, strong  leadership qualities and a very high level of commitment and dedication.
  • Besides the specific technical expertise relevant to the partner company, the programme requires candidates  to have the following set of general skills and attributes:
    • Language and communication skills
    • Excellent English skills
    • Strong oral and written communication skills
    • High willingness to learn German
  • Professional skills:
    • High leadership potential
    • Strong self-motivation and self-starter mentality
    • High level of dedication, commitment and target-orientation
    • Strong capacity for teamwork

How to Apply

Applicants can apply via given website.

Eligible Countries: Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo DR,  Congo-Brazzaville, Cote d Ivoire (Ivory Coast), Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Reunion, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Western Sahara, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

For more information, please visit AFRIKA KOMMT!

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