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Apply for the Afrika Kommt Fellowship Program 2024 (Fully Funded to Germany)

By Oluchukwu Ikemefuna

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Visionary African professionals are invited to embark on a transformative journey, as the renowned AFRIKA KOMMT! Fellowship Program opens its doors for the 13th intake in 2024.

This fully funded program, connecting talented Africans with leading German companies, offers a unique opportunity to experience a one-year career and life-changing adventure.

Program Overview

AFRIKA KOMMT! is a fellowship program that fosters global inclusive business and mutually beneficial cooperation between African professionals and German companies.

The program, which began in 2008, has since built a formidable network of more than 200 alumni from 24 countries, all skilled in promoting German-African relations.

Eligibility and Application Process

To be eligible for the AFRIKA KOMMT! Fellowship Program 2024 in Germany, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a citizen of an African country
  • Hold a university degree
  • Have a minimum of three years of professional experience
  • Be proficient in English and German

Applications are open from February 16 to March 24, 2024. Candidates must apply online through the AFRIKA KOMMT! website.

Program Benefits

As a fellow, participants will:

  • Refine their leadership and management competencies
  • Access networks and opportunities for career acceleration
  • Improve their intercultural competence
  • Broaden their perspective and stir up innovation
  • Achieve personal growth

The program is entirely financed by the participating German companies, and all costs related to the fellowship, including flights, accommodation, monthly stipend, training, and language courses, will be covered.

Related: Fully Funded Opportunity: African American Policy Forum’s Fellowship Program

Program Structure

The AFRIKA KOMMT! program combines theory and practice through management training and an internship phase in a German company.

The program does not provide academic scholarships for studying in Germany, nor is it an academic degree program.

Partner Companies

AFRIKA KOMMT! offers German companies an opportunity to tap into the finest of African talent and potential to achieve mutual social and economic benefit.

Since the program’s inception, partner companies across all economic sectors have built a formidable network of more than 200 alumni from 24 countries.

Alumni Success Stories

The AFRIKA KOMMT! program has produced numerous success stories, such as Emmanuel Omoviye Kiya, Gebru Kidanu, Chukwudumebi Affam, and Joy Kareko, who have all gone on to make significant contributions to their respective fields and countries.

Final Thoughts

The AFRIKA KOMMT! Fellowship Program 2024 offers a unique opportunity for young, talented African professionals to expand their horizons, gain valuable experience, and build a strong network with leading German companies. Applications are now open, and the deadline is March 24, 2024.

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Oluchukwu Ikemefuna
Oluchukwu Ikemefuna

Oluchukwu Blessing Ikemefuna, a talented content writer from Anambra, Nigeria, found her writing passion in secondary school. Holding a degree in Biological Sciences from Federal University of Technology, Owerri, she specializes in blog writing across technology, finance, healthcare, education, and lifestyle sectors. With strong research and SEO skills, Oluchukwu creates engaging content globally. Her work aims to inspire and engage authentically while driving action. Outside work, she enjoys travel, reading, and movies as she grows as a skilled writer.

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