AFRIKA KOMMT! brings together the most visionary young leaders from Africa and leading German companies. Companies benefit from the expertise, knowledge, local network and unique African perspective of the young professionals. The African fellows dive deep into the German corporate specifics, German business spirit and the German culture.
Empowered with international experience, technical skills and German language they become African change agents for the sake of both: the German business relations with Africa as well as for economic and social growth in the fellows’ home countries and communities.
Application Deadline: March 30th 2022 – Click here to apply
The AFRIKA KOMMT! fellowship programme provides an unparalleled opportunity to young, talented African professionals for a one-year career and life transformational experience.
Be a Citizen of any African country
Have a University degree in a relevant subject
Postgraduate degree (e.g. MBA) is an advantage
Have two to five years work experience
Have excellent English language skills
Basic knowledge of the German language is an advantage
Not be older than 35 years at the time of application
At the core of the AFRIKA KOMMT! programme is a one-year stay for the African professionals in Germany.
Professional and tailor-made selection process: The fellows of the programme are chosen in a comprehensive selection process that is implemented in close cooperation with the participating companies.
Language and cultural integration for fellows: The programme begins with German language and cultural integration courses to prepare the fellows for their stay in Germany. The fellows also get an opportunity to visit cultural heritage sites within Germany.
Management training for fellows: The fellows undergo three modules of intense management training where they advance their knowledge of modern global management practices.
Professional fellowship in partner company: The young experts spend eight months with their partner companies and are engaged in projects and meaningful work experience.