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AFRIKA KOMMT! – An Initiative of German Industry for Future Leaders from Africa

What is AFRIKA KOMMT?

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.

About the programme

203
African Professionals
32
German Companies
24
African Countries

Meet the Partner Companies

Why become a partner company?

AFRIKA KOMMT! offers you an opportunity to tap into the finest of African talent and potential to achieve mutual social and economic benefit.

Since the programme’s inception in 2008, our partner companies across all economic sectors have built a formidable network of more than 200 alumni from 24 countries and skilled in promoting German-African relations.

Become a partner

Meet the fellows

Jackie D. Kamusiime

Manufacturing

Eunice Ahenkorah

Pharma/Medical Technology/Research

Emeka Walter Uchegbu

ICT Industry and Services

Abdul Gafar Victoir Coulidiaty

Pharma/Medical Technology/Research

Why become a fellow?

The AFRIKA KOMMT! fellowship programme provides an unparalleled opportunity to young, talented African professionals for a one-year career and life transformational experience.

It is a programme for young, extraordinary African professionals who wish to expand the horizons of their skills, knowledge and experience and are not afraid to step out of their comfort zone to do so! We strive to facilitate young leaders to drive economic and social development of their countries by promoting sustainable cooperation with German industry.

Become a fellow

Next application period

16/02/2021 – 26/03/2021

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Africa offers important market potential to companies. It is decisive to have the right team on site. AFRIKA KOMMT! provides the outstanding possibility to get in touch with future African leaders
Uwe Raschke
Member of the Board of Management of Robert Bosch GmbH

News and Media

AFRIKA KOMMT! active in responding to COVID-19 in Africa

Fellows and alumni develop and implement projects as response

First Fully Virtual AFRIKA KOMMT! Assessment Centre on MS Teams

The selection for the 9th intake was successfully completed

Economic Impact of Covid-19 on Africa

25.06.2020, 11 Uhr
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What is the impact of the AFRIKA KOMMT! initiative? Our alumni in Ghana share their stories of professional and personal growth and the continous cooperation with German companies.