DAAD Johannesburg Team


The DAAD Information Centre Johannesburg is located at the University of the Witwatersrand. We offer advice and information to all South Africans on study and research in Germany and coordinate academic exchange between South Africa and Germany.

Office Hours:

  • Monday 09:00 – 14:00
  • Tuesday 09:00 – 15:00
  • Wednesday 12:00 – 15:00
  • Thursday 09:00 – 15:00
  • Friday 09:00 – 15:00
Lynn Allemann

Lynn Allemann

Team Leader - Senior Information Officer

Availability: Thurs – Fri 07:30 – 15:00

Lynn completed her Bachelors Degree with a triple major in Linguistics, German and Anthropology at the University of the Witwatersrand during which time she also participated in an exchange to Tübingen Germany. She has also completed her BA Honours in Translation at the University of the Witwatersrand. She joined the DAAD Information Centre Johannesburg in September 2021.

Lynn is responsible for consultations, partner communications, information sessions and events, finances, and social media.

Eden Galetta

Eden Galetta

Senior Information Officer

Availability: Mon 08:00 – 10:00, 14:00 – 17:00, Tues 08:00 – 14:00, Wed 07:00 – 12:00, Thurs 07:00 – 14:00, Fri 08:00 – 14:00

Eden Galetta completed her Bachelor of Arts degree with a triple major in Politics, Philosophy and Economics at the University of the Witwatersrand in 2020. She joined the DAAD Information Centre Johannesburg Team in September 2021. She is currently completing her LLB at the University of the Witwatersrand.

Eden is responsible for social media, the newsletter, general office administration, information sessions, partner communications and the annual Falling Walls Lab event.

Anica Opperman

Anica Opperman

Information Officer

Availability: Mon 07:00 – 14:00, Tue 10:00 – 13:00, Wed 07:00 – 12:00,  Thurs 07:00 – 13:30

Anica Opperman completed her Bachelor of Arts degree in Languages, majoring in German and English at the University of Pretoria in 2018. She joined the DAAD Information Centre Johannesburg Team in July 2023.

Anica is responsible for social media, the website and general office administration.

Office Closure 2024

The DAAD Information Centre Johannesburg will be closed over the following days in 2024:

  • New Year´s Day Mon, 1 Jan 2024
  • Human Rights Day Tues21 Mar 2024
  • Good Friday Fri, 29 Mar 2024
  • Family Day Mon, 1 Apr 2024
  • Freedom Day Sat, 27 Apr 2024
  • International Workers’ Day Wed, 1 May 2024
  • Youth Day Sun, 16 Jun 2024
  • National Women’s Day Fri, 9 Aug 2024
  • Heritage Day Tue, 24 Sep 2024
  • Day of Reconciliation Mon, 16 Dec 2024
  • Summer Holidays Fri, 20 Dec 2023 – Wed, 3 Jan 2025  

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  • DAAD Information Centre Johannesburg

    Jorissen Street SM3151, Third Floor, Solomon Mahlangu House, University of the Witwatersrand. | PO Box 269, Wits 2050, Johannesburg, South Africa, Johannesburg Telephone: +27 (0) 11 717 9334
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