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About the Programme

The programme 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.

The Programme
Our participation in AFRIKA KOMMT! is an important factor in our path toward establishing a long-term and excellent partnership with Africa, from which we all benefit.
Prof. Dr. Heinz-Walter Große

Meet the Current Partner Companies

Our vision for AFRIKA KOMMT! is to build bridges between German industry and young African professionals. Together, they pave the way for exchange and for a mutually beneficial cooperation.

More about Our Vision
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Reception at Schloss Bellevue with President Frank-Walter Steinmeier
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The AFRIKA KOMMT! network is growing – Networking event for the 6th and 8th intake
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10-years anniversary of AFRIKA KOMMT!
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Networking at the Federal Foreign Office
We have learned not only to wait for opportunities but to create them ourselves.
Akofa Bart-Plange
Biomedical Engineer, AFRIKA KOMMT 2015-2017

Meet our Current Fellows

Brian Maina

Communications, Design

Franck Yannick Kouassi Kouakou

Automotive, Energy, Renewable Energy, Sales

Noemi P. Mseven

Human Resources

Amina Fahami Abdalla Hakim

Business, Manufacturing

Frequently Asked Questions

AFRIKA KOMMT! is a fellowship programme that connects visionary African professionals and leading German companies. Together they pave the way for global inclusive business and mutually beneficial . Learn more about the programme.



Please apply via our online application platformApplications by email are not accepted. Learn more about how to apply.

Yes, the programme is open to all German companies, whether or not they are already active in Africa or have immediate plans to do so. Read more about why you should partner with AFRIKA KOMMT!.

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The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH implements the programme on behalf of the partner companies and works closely with them in a long-standing trustful cooperation.

Meet the GIZ Team