Call for Applications Afrika Kommt 2019-2021 – for Young African Professionals

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,
    • ComputerScience / 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 until 11 January 2019 through the online application system on

For further information and specific candidate profiles see:

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