DAAD Information Point in Addis Ababa celebrates 10th anniversary with a "Research-in-Germany" event


On the occasion of its 10th anniversary, the DAAD Information Point in Addis Ababa hosted a Research in Germany Information Seminar: Ethiopian-German academic relations: The status quo and perspectives on October 7, 2022 at the Ramada Hotel, Addis Ababa. More than 40 guests, alumni and partners learned about Germany as a research location, discussed Ethiopian-German academic relations and were able to network with each other.

Professor Boris Bracio from Anhalt University of Applied Sciences, the keynote speaker, spoke about his international collaboration with Jimma University and DAAD-funded project in medical technology with applications in teaching and research. The program was concluded with information on financing options from the DAAD, the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, and the EU, which gave participants more chances to collaborate.

Keynote speaker Prof. Boris Bracio, Hochschule Anhalt

H.E. Ambassador to Ethiopia, Stefan Auer, emphasized the good and long-standing Ethiopian-German relations and thanked the DAAD, especially the office in Addis Ababa, for the increasing funding figures.

DAAD Regional Director Beate Schindler-Kovats and Ambassador Stefan Auer;  Dr. Eba Mijena, CEO, Academic Affairs© DAAD

The director of the DAAD regional office in Nairobi, which is responsible for Ethiopia as well as East African countries, highlighted that Ethiopia is among the top 5 countries of origin of African scholars; in 2021, a total of 685 Ethiopians received scholarships in the individual programs, in project funding and through university cooperation and EU-funded exchanges.


We thank the DAAD Information Point in Addis Ababa and the two colleagues Mr. Girma Teshome and Mr. Haftom Gebreab for their good work and wish them continued success.

IP employee Mr. Girma Teshome and Haftom Gebreab at the RIG booth© DAAD

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