AFRIKA KOMMT! Fellowship Program 2016–2018


AFRIKA KOMMT! Fellowship Program 2016–2018:Open for Applications

AFRIKA KOMMT! is an initiative of leading German enterprises for future leaders from Sub-Saharan Africa. The fellowship program 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 program is an eight-month internship in a German partner company, allowing the participants:

  • 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

Qualifications/ Required Experience

  • University degree in one of the following areas: Business Administration, Chemistry, Biochemistry/ Pharmacy, Life Science, Information Technology, Business Development, Business Strategy/ Technical Degree, Economic Sciences, Human Resources, Social Sciences, Chemical Engineering, Finance, Marketing, Sales and Supply Chain Management
  • Postgraduate degree (e.g. MBA) is an advantage
  • Two to five years of relevant work experience
  • Excellent English languages skills
  • Basic knowledge of the German language is an advantage
  • Not older than 35 years and physically fit
  • Intercultural competencies, open to new experiences abroad and willing to learn German

How To Apply

Applications can be submitted until 03 February 2017 through the online application system on

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