AFRIKA KOMMT! is an initiative of leading German enterprises for future leaders from Sub-Saharan Africa. The fellowship programme 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 programme is an eight-month internship in a German enterprise, 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


  • University degree in one of the following areas: Business Administration, Chemistry, Computer Science / Information Technology, Business Information, Communication, Economics, Humanities, Human Resources, Industrial-, Mechanical- , Process- , Electrical Engineering, Finance, Healthcare, Law, Life Science, Marketing, Medicine, Pharmacy, Physics, Psychology, Product Management, Sales, Social Sciences, Supply Chain Management
  • Postgraduate degree (e.g. MBA) is an advantage
  • Two to five years of relevant work experience
  • Excellent English languages skills
  • French, Portuguese and German skills are an advantage
  • Intercultural competencies, open to new experiences abroad and willing to learn German

Applications can be submitted online until 11 January 2019.