A Kick-Off Meeting was held from 3 - 6 March to launch the Digital Initiative for African Centres of Excellence (DIGI-FACE) project. This event, which brought together pedagogical, media and technical experts from DAAD’s African-German Centres of Excellence, took place at the Nelson Mandela University in Port Elizabeth, South Africa.
South African-German Centre for Development Research
Due to the global Corona virus pandemic and the ensuing lockdown in South Africa, many South African universities have had to rethink their teaching strategies and online offerings. Ruth Knoblich shares insights into online teaching and the accompanying challenges at the South African-German Centre for Development.
Last Updated: May 2020
Due to the global Corona virus pandemic, a few of our events for 2020 have had to be cancelled. We regret that we are unable to travel quite as extensively as we normally hope to do, but are exploring virtual information sharing possibilities with Adobe Connect.
You can now apply for a scholarship for a Master in German Studies at the University of Nairobi, Kenya, for the 1 October 2020 intake. Application is online through the DAAD portal and closes on 4 May 2020.
The Goethe-Institut Johannesburg is looking for a project manager to join their team for a regional museum related project, based in Johannesburg. The application deadline is 10 May 2020.
You can now apply for the Green Talents Award for 2020. Showcase your research to the broader public, exchange with outstanding experts, and lay the foundation for long-lasting collaborations with German research institutions. The application deadline is 19 May 2020.
8 - 14 March 2020
The DAAD had the pleasure to host 18 management members of German universities in South Africa for a delegation visit from 8 - 14 March 2020. The purpose of the visit was to develop and strengthen academic cooperation between German and South African universities.
Here are PDFs available for download with information for current In-Country/In-Region Scholarship holders in light of the global Corona Virus pandemic.
Academic institutions in Africa can now apply for the Intra-Africa Academic Mobility Scheme funded by the Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA) of the European Commission! The application deadline is 19 May 2020.
The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation is calling for applications for a German Research Chair for "Mathematics and its Applications" at the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) in Rwanda. In the coming years, the research chair will promote higher education and research in mathematics in Africa.
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