DAAD Team Johannesburg

The DAAD Information Centre Johannesburg is located at the University of the Witwatersrand. Our team is always happy to assist and advise those who are interested in study and research in Germany.

Dr Anja Hallacker, Director of the DAAD Information Centre Johannesburg

Email: anja.hallacker@wits.ac.za

Tel: +27 (0) 11 717 9332


More on Dr Anja Hallacker

Dr Anja Hallacker has been the director of the DAAD Information Center Johannesburg and a lecturer in the German Department of the University of the Witwatersrand since November 2017. She has worked in higher education systems all her life and takes pleasure and pride in supporting young students and researchers. From 2009 until 2014 she was the director of the DAAD Information Center Pune in India and for the past three years she served as managing director of the world-renowned Friedrich Schlegel Graduate School for Literary Studies at the Freie Universität Berlin. South Africa is an exciting new adventure for her and she looks forward to engaging with scholarship holders, students, researchers and DAAD South Africa partners and to promote internationalisation in the South African Higher Education System.

Responsible for: Consultation for research co-operations and university partnerships - Information sessions/events on the German research landscape - Consultation with doctoral candidates about doctoral education in Germany; Alumni Network and Alumni Events; DAAD Southern Africa Networking - German Institutions in South Africa Networking; Website (German) - Webinars; Reports -  Finances - Team Management

Office Hours: Wednesday to Friday, 08h00 - 16h30

Ntsiki Mdlankomo, Programme Advisor

Email: daad@wits.ac.za

Tel: +27 (0) 11 717 4269

More on Ntsiki Mdlankomo

Ntsiki Mdlankomo studied Law and Business Administration in Germany before she founded her own event management company. After 20 years in Germany, she returned to Soweto and worked for the Goethe Institute Johannesburg. In October 2015 she joined the DAAD Johannesburg office and has ever since then livened up the office with a joyful hard working attitude.

Responsible for: Information sessions/events - Science Fairs and Conferences - Material and Brochures; Co-operation with German Schools - Goethe-Institut - German Embassy and Consulate

Office Hours: Tuesday to Thursday, 9h00 - 15h30

Jaco Herbst, Programme Advisor

Email: daad@wits.ac.za

Tel: +27 (0) 11 717 9334

More on Jaco Herbst

Jaco Herbst completed his Bachelor’s degree with a triple major in English, German and French with Distinction at the University of the Witwatersrand in 2016.  Jaco has been working in the office since June 2017 and enjoys consultation sessions with South African students and researchers who are interested in study and research in Germany.

Responsible for: Consultations - Consultation Appointments - Information sessions/events - Science Fairs and Conferences; Website - Social Media - Newsletter; Statistics - Reports - Research for reports; Finances

Office Hours: Monday to Friday, 8h30 - 17h00

Office Closure 2019

The DAAD Information Centre Johannesburg will be closed over the following days in 2019:

  • 21 - 22 March 2019
  • 19 - 22 April 2019
  • 1 May 2019
  • 17 - 28 June 2019
  • 9 August 2019
  • 2 - 10 September 2019
  • 23 - 27 September 2019
  • 28 October - 1 November 2019
  • 16 December 2019 - 17 January 2020