It was a beautiful summer evening with good mood, music, food, and drinks at the networking meeting for partners and alumni of Kenyan-German programs, hosted by the German Embassy together with the DAAD Regional Office in Nairobi at the Residence on January 24, 2023.
The European Parliament adopted the EU budget on November 23. This also includes the budgets for research and innovation. Horizon Europe will have funds of EUR 12.4 billion next year. The Erasmus+ mobility program will receive EUR 3.7 billion.
We are pleased to inform you that the DAAD Nairobi Office offers face to face consultation hours every Wednesdays, 10 am to 12 pm EAT.
Also, our regular visiting hours remain; every Thursday from 10:00 am to 11:00 am EAT, Web Seminars also remain as scheduled.
In the eyes of the DAAD, the end of a funding period marks the beginning of a long-standing relationship with us. We aim to stay in touch with our alumni as well as help you get to know one another through a serious of programmes and activities. We also support you in setting up regional DAAD alumni clubs and other forms of networking opportunities.
Apart from face-to-face visits every Wednesday, from 10 am to 12 pm at the DAAD Nairobi office, every Thursday, as it has always been, from 10 am to 11 am EAT, we host virtual visiting hours to inform you about DAAD's available opportunities as well as studying in Germany.
This coming Thursday, 9th February 2022, is no exception! To participate, please register at https://www.daad.or.ke/en/online-seminar-schedule/, scroll down, click on +Virtual Visiting hours and select the date.
To minimize problems when logging in, please download the Webex Messenger Tool before the date.
Participation is absolutely free!
See you soon!
Are you a DAAD alumna or alumnus?
The DAAD Nairobi invites former DAAD scholarship holders from the East Africa region who are planning small Alumni activities such as workshops, conferences, or seminars scheduled between mid-April and October 2023 to submit their applications for funding!
Interested? Please click on this link for more details: https://bit.ly/3jnMxVD
The deadline for application is Wednesday, 22 February 2023!
Is a detailed application process guide something you're interested in? On Wednesday, February 15, 2023, between 2:00 and 3:00 p.m. EAT, we will be hosting an online seminar just for you.
Visit https://bit.ly/3Hw7J3I to sign up. See you then! #alumni#workshop#workshops#conference#conferences
The European Commission's Directorate-General for Research and Innovation, the European Union's Delegation to the African Union, and EURAXESS Africa will be hosting a virtual event titled "Horizon Europe Africa Initiative II" on 1 February 2023, from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. EAT.
The event intends to provide information about opportunities for researchers and African research institutions through the Horizon Europe Work Programme for 2023-24, which aims to educate researchers and African research institutions about possibilities available via the programme.
Researchers from Africa will be encouraged to submit ideas for funding as part of the "Africa Initiative II." What is required to respond to such requests for proposals will be discussed during the event.
Interested? Register at https://euconf-eu.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_EVK9S0mLS6qHJcb3IO9wyQ
The Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany, Mr. Sebastian Groth, and the Director of the DAAD Nairobi Regional Office, Mrs. Beate Schindler-Kovats, invited partners and alumni in Kenyan-German programs to a networking reception on Tuesday, January 24, 2023. Those in attendance were able to mingle and connect with one another thanks to the event. More pictures next week! Have a great weekend! #alumni#networking#networkingevent#Researchers#partners
Last weekend, 73 DAAD and Germany alumnae and alumni from 37 countries in the Global South participated in the International Green Week 2023 in Berlin as part of an SDG alumni project. The project kicked off with the Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA), where alumnae and alumni participated in forums, debates, and panels and had the opportunity to exchange ideas with international conference representatives.
The SDG alumni projects give German-trained professionals from emerging and developing countries the opportunity to connect with German and international science and business representatives at conferences and trade fairs.
More info: https://bit.ly/3kKIeUn
The European Commission's Directorate-General for Research and Innovation, the EU Delegation to the African Union, the EU Delegation to Kenya, and EURAXESS Africa are hosting a "Horizon Europe Africa Initiative II: Focus on Kenya" conference to inform Kenyan academics and institutions about the 2023–24 Horizon Europe Work Programme, its possibilities, and how to apply to the series of calls. The event will take place from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, January 24, 2023.
Register to participate: https://euconf-eu.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_VxZsNyl-QyyWjo8TSW6dmQ
Did you know that every Wednesday from 10 AM to 12 PM EAT, our offices are accessible to the public?
Did you know that every Thursday from 10 am to 11 am EAT, we have online visiting hours?
We still provide frequent online seminars and info sessions to update you on our calls and scholarships, in case you missed them.
If you would like to see our online seminar calendar, please go to https://www.daad-kenya.org/en/about-us/ for more details.
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