Fact-Finding Mission (FFM) of the University of Passau in Kenya
Prof. Joachim Posegga, Chairman of the Faculty of Computer Science and Mathematics at the University of Passau and his faculty’s international representative, travelled to Kenya on behalf of his university between March 27 and March 31, 2023, to support internationalisation and the recruitment of international students abroad.
The agenda included meetings with partners and alumni, university and school visits, and briefings to discuss cooperation interests and exchanges.
Bilateral and virtual meetings took place with the NM-AIST at Nelson Mandela University in Arusha and with Kibabii University in Bungoma, Kenya.
Meeting with students at JKUAT in KenyaThe tour started with a visit to Strathmore University and an information slot for interested students who are considering studying abroad and Germany as a place to study. Accompanied by the DAAD Nairobi teams, Professor Posegga was also a guest at JKUAT, the University of Nairobi, TUK, and the German School in Nairobi.
The University of Passau in Bavaria/South Germany has an international profile and interdisciplinary study programmes in English. The university strives to increase the diversity and variety of countries of origin among international students and looks especially at students from Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa, who have been underrepresented so far.