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.
What You Need to Know About AFRIKA KOMMT Fellowship Program
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirements: Students must have a University degree in a relevant subject.
English language Requirements: Students are required to have the following skills:
Language and communication skills: Excellent English skills, Strong oral and written communication skills and High willingness to learn German.
Candidates need to fulfill 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
Level/ Field of Study:
This fellowship is available for participants to pursue 8 months training program to study the German Language.
The Scholarship is hosted in Germany. If you are an international student and you desire to study in Germany, Check out the best scholarships obtainable for study in Germany
The fellowship program is opened to Students from Sub-Saharan African Countries
(Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo (Brazzaville), Congo (Democratic Republic), Ivory Coast, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe)
The number of openings for the scholarship is not specified.
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The benefits in 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
Traveling 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 traveling expenses in Germany
Monthly living allowance during the theoretical phase
- Monthly living allowance of € 750,- (August, September and October 2017; July 2018)
- A 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 2020, 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! 2020 – 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 03.02.2020, 23.59h CET – applications submitted after this date cannot be considered.
You can commence the application and get more information by clicking on the Scholarship Link
The fellowship application deadline is February 3, 2020.
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