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Here you can find activities we are planning, important deadlines and other events and projects we have already carried out.

  • Inter University Council of East Africa (IUCEA) Pays a Courtesy Visit to DAAD Regional Office in Nairobi

    The newly appointed Executive Secretary of IUCEA, Prof. Gaspard Banyankimbona and his deputy Prof. Mike Kuria paid a courtesy visit to DAAD Regional Office in Nairobi, on Monday, June 7th, 2021.

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  • Deng Bulis Bartalam

    In this Portrait of the Month, we introduce you to Deng Bulis Bartalam, who fled South Sudan when war broke out in his country and had been living in Ethiopia since September 2011. Deng Bulis is now a DAAD In-Country / In-Region Scholar pursuing a Master’s program in Public Health at Mount Kenya University in Thika Town, Kenya.

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  • DAAD Regional Office presents funding opportunities at Mount Kenya University

    At the invitation of Mount Kenya University (MKU), the DAAD Regional Office for Africa presented “Study and Research in Germany” on May 20, 2022 and introduced the DAAD funding opportunities and scholarships on the topic “The Role of Universities, the Public and Private sectors in Peace building for Socio-economic Development”. The DAAD presented an information booth and participated in the panel discussion during the 2nd Conference “Peace, Security and Social Enterprise.”

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  • DAAD Nairobi Office Welcomes 21 New Ph.D. Scholars from East Africa to Germany

    Twenty-one new DAAD-scholarship holders from Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania have the chance to continue their academic careers with a full Ph.D. programme or a year of study in Germany. They have successfully applied to the DAAD, gone through a multi-stage selection process, and are now preparing for their departure.

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  • DAAD starts the European Universities Week

    The DAAD organized a theme week providing insights into activities of German Higher Education Institutions involved in the European Universities initiative. The European Universities Week runs from 5th -12th May 2022.

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  • Questions to the Centers of Excellence funded by the DAAD with funds from the Federal Foreign Office

    By establishing centers of excellence, the DAAD supports African universities in improving their educational quality and expanding their research capacities to enable the education of future decision-makers in Africa according to international standards. The DAAD’s Centres of African Excellence program aims to create internationally competitive centers on a sustainable basis, thereby contributing in a publicly visible way to improving the functioning of socially relevant sectors in African countries.

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  • IGAD seeks partnership with DAAD

    A delegation from the Intergovernmental Authority on Development in Eastern Africa (IGAD) visited the DAAD Regional Office with interest in cooperation and partnership.

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  • Delegation of the Kenyan Ministry of Education gets information about DAAD opportunities

    In March, the Kenyan Ministry of Education and DAAD Nairobi agreed to intensify their exchange and cooperation. A first working-level meeting took place, and a delegation of six programme officers from the ministry visited the DAAD office. They learned about DAAD funding opportunities for and with Kenya.

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  • Leadership for Africa

    We got a chance to interview successful recipients of the Leadership for Africa Scholarship Programme, one male Kenyan citizen, Peter Diang’a, now studying in Osnabrück, Germany, and two female refugees, Luwam Tesfai from Eritrea who was living in Ethiopia at the time of application and now studying in Berlin,  and Fardowsa Muhamud, from Somalia who studied in Uganda and is now pursuing her master’s in Magdeburg.

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  • DAAD Alumnus, now VC visits the Regional office in Nairobi

    The Vice Chancellor of the Light University in Bujumbura, Burundi, Dr. Yves Ndayikunda, came to visit the DAAD Regional office in Nairobi.

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  • Regional Office Nairobi

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