Lecturers and Language Assistants

Shot of a group of businesspeople attending a conference 1141464362 © iStockphoto

The DAAD places around 500 lecturers primarily in German studies / German as a foreign language at universities in over 110 countries. There are currently 24 lectureships in Sub-Saharan Africa.

The DAAD lecturer program

Lectureship is only set up at the request of a foreign university and in consultation with the Federal Foreign Office. The foreign university provides a corresponding position and remuneration for a lecturer and, in coordination with the DAAD, formulates the lecturer’s tasks and required qualifications. The DAAD looks for suitable candidates and proposes them to the university. In addition to the role of mediator, the DAAD also takes on promoting and supporting functions.

Lectureship is limited to up to five years. The lecturer is fully integrated into the teaching staff of the host university and receives a regular local salary. As a result of the appointment, the lecturer enters into an employment relationship with the host university with the same rights and obligations as local members of the university.

The DAAD supports the contractually bound lecturers employed by the university by preparing them for their tasks, supporting them in their work and granting them additional financial support in addition to their local salary.

More about the DAAD-Lectureship Programme

The DAAD language assistant program

The DAAD supports more than 150 language assistants in 80 countries worldwide.

The DAAD language assistant program is a scholarship program aimed at young university graduates who not only want to gain practical teaching experience in teaching the German language abroad, but also seek to live in another country and experience intercultural exchange.

Language assistants are awarded a DAAD Scholarship, funding them for up to 10 months to teach German as a foreign language or German studies at a university abroad.

The locations must be covered by a DAAD lecturer, as language assistants are supervised and mentored by DAAD lecturers.

www.daad.de/de/im-ausland-studieren-forschen-lehren/lehren-im-ausland/daad-lektorenprogramm/

Eliza Panagiotatou

University of Nairobi

Email:

 

Rebekka Junker

Makerere University
Department of European and Oriental Studies
E-Mail:

Facebook: www.facebook.com/DAAD.Uganda

Position currently vacant

Position currently vacant

Advertisements by German Universities

International Study Programmes at Fulda University of Applied Sciences

Study international Bachelor’s or Master’s programmes in Engineering, Business, Nutrition, Health or Humanities with a focus on practice-oriented learning.

More

B.Sc. in Computer Science: Start studying in English language, switch ...

You are interested in new technologies, enjoy solving problems and working in interdisciplinary teams? If you also have basic German language skills, our Bachelor in Computer Science is the right choi...

More

MBA & Engineering in Life Science Management Programme

Internationally accredited MBA&E providing life science expertise required in leaders of the future combining comprehensive, industry-specific knowledge and management skills.

More

Study in English - Live in German(y)!

Upgrade your career with an English-taught MSc or MBA degree from Offenburg University! Your gateway to a qualified job in Germany and around the world!

More
1/4

Contact

  • Regional Office Nairobi

    Madison Insurance House, 3rd floor, Upper Hill Close, P.O. Box 14050 00800 Nairobi Telephone: +254 (733) 92 99 29