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AFRIKA KOMMIT! scholarships program for Ethiopians and other Sub-Saharan countries

Application deadline: 19th January 2018

AFRIKA KOMMT! is now accepting applications for 2018-2020 program.

Nineteen Germany’s enterprises founded AFRIKA KOMMIT! back in 2008 with an initiative for economic and capacity development for leaders from Sub-Saharan Africa. AFRIKA KOMMIT! provides the training on-site with German companies for period of two years.

AFRIKA KOMMT! is currently (starting from 05th December 2017) calling applicants for its 7th phase training program.

Eligibility requirements
Candidates need to fulfill the following formal eligibility requirements:
 University degree in a relevant subject (please see individual company profiles below)
 Postgraduate degree (e.g. MBA) is an advantage
 Two to five years of relevant work experience
 Excellent English language skills
 Basic knowledge of the German language is an advantage
 Not older than 35 years and physically fit
 Female candidates are welcome
In addition to that AFRIKA KOMMT! 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
Personal attributes:
 High level of enthusiasm, flexibility and resilience
 Outstanding intercultural competencies
 Ability to adapt to new environments quickly

Use this LINK for 2018-2020 application details.

More information about the program can be found at AFRIKA KOMMIT! website.

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