AFRIKA KOMMT Fellowship Program for Sub-Saharan African Students in Germany, 2017
- February 3, 2017
Applications are invited for AFRIKA KOMMT Training Program open is open for Sub-Saharan African Students to study in Germany. Female candidates are welcome to apply.
The AFRIKA KOMMT! Fellowship program aims at highly qualified, self-driven young professionals and junior executives from Sub-Saharan Africa with several years of hands-on work experience, strong leadership qualities and a very high level of commitment and dedication.
Candidates need to fulfil the following formal eligibility requirements:
- University degree in a relevant subject
- 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
The TOEFL® test is a popular option for students to meet the English-language requirements for scholarships.
The AFRIKA KOMMT! Fellowship program includes:
- An individual German language course before departure to Germany
- An intensive German language course in Germany of three months including fees, accommodation and living allowance
Travelling expenses – Flights, Visa, etc.
- Visa for Germany for one year
- Roundtrip airfare from your home town to Germany and back
- Travel to refresher course and back
- Program-related travelling expenses in Germany
Monthly living allowance during the theoretical phase
- Monthly living allowance of € 750,- (August, September and October 2017; July 2018)
- One-off relocation fee of € 1.000,- for settling back into the home countries
- Monthly salary during the internship in the companies of approx. € 1.500,- gross.
If you want to apply for the sixth AFRIKA KOMMT! intake from 2016-2018, please make sure you follow the four steps listed below:
- Step 1: Check the general candidate requirements – do you fit the criteria?
- Step 2: Check the available placements and required profiles of the sixth intake of AFRIKA KOMMT! 2016-2018 – Please remember you are applying for the program in general, not for a specific placement
- Step 3: Visit www.afrika-kommt.de and fill in the application form
- Step 4: Submit your application before 03.02.2017, 23.59h CET – applications submitted after this date cannot be considered.
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