PEESA II project board in Vanderbijlpark

Vanderbijlpark, 14/11/2017: PEESA II project board in Vanderbijlpark:

The Last meeting of the PEESA II project board took place at Vaal University of Technology in Vanderbijlpark, South Africa on 13-14th November.

Among discussed topics was the upcoming Conference PEESA II “Capacity Building for sustainable development” which takes place in Cape Town on 22-23th January 2018. We have also touched on the topic of exchange within Africa and better networking for prevention of double work. To be noted, even before the end of the project participants have reached more results as it was expected.

The project leader Prof.Dr.Pfaffenberger continues his business trip to Pretoria to participate on Kick-off-Meeting of PEESA III Projects (15-19th November)

Blog of African-German Virtual Academy is online!

African-German Virtual Academy is online!

Flensburg, 01/11/2017: We are pleased to introduce our new African-German Virtual Academy.

Core theme of the AGVA is the intercontinental communication between Germany and our African Partners. We focus especially on case studies and intercultural projects for students from both continents.

African-German Virtual Academy offers courses in Information Systems for African students via e-learning and fosters intercultural exchange between African and Germany students, thus preparing its students for successful careers in Germany and around the world. At the moment we focus on Business Intelligence and Information Management.

Read more about AGVA Project and be sure to follow the blog.

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NGCL Project Coordinator Ronak Warasthe at the 10th International Conference on Engineering and Business Education

NGCL Project Coordinator Ronak Warasthe at the 10th International Conference on Engineering and Business Education

Sibiu, 19/10/2017: NGCL’s project coordinator Ronak Warasthe not only got the opportunity to attend the 10th International Conference on Engineering and Business Education in Sibiu, Romania but also to present her paper on Public-Private Partnerships in higher Education. The case described in the paper is the partnership between the NGCL and CILT (Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport). The conference will continue until October 22 and is hosting participants from all over the world, who give valuable insight into their academic work.

FUAS connects South and North, from Uganda up to Sweden!

FUAS connects South and North, from Uganda up to Sweden!

Flensburg, 12/10/2017: Last week, the International Office of Hochschule Flensburg hosted a meeting of our partner universities in Uganda (Ugandan Christian University), Denmark (Aalborg Universitet) and Sweden (Linnéuniversitetet) to identify the potential for a Joint Summer University and / or study programs as well as joint research activities. The meeting was concluded with a hands-on-experience in the labs of our Biotechnology Institute which was, as you can clearly tell from the pictures, a surprisingly entertaining experience…

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Prof. Dr. Ulrika Welander, Prof. Dr. Clemens Jauch,Dr. des. Miria Agunyo,
Janntje Böhlke-Itzen,Prof. Dr. Eleanor Wozei,
Prof. Dr. Bosco Lehr, Prof. Dr. Jens Born and Prof. Dr. Jan Brandin.

“Cross Cultural Communication” hosted by Sanjay Korteweg

“Cross Cultural Communication” hosted by Sanjay Korteweg

Flensburg, 06/10/2017: Last week students of Flensburg University of Applied Science and African exchange students got to learn a great deal about cross cultural communication as part of the “Business in Africa” module.

Not only did the students get to learn about this incredibly important field of research, but got also insight into its practical application by Sanjay Korteweg, a pioneer in the Public Relations sector in Namibia. A Dutch national with Indian roots living since 10 years in Namibia, Mr Korteweg is well experienced in corporate communication both in developed as well as in emerging economies.

 

Visit of NGCL Project Coordinator to Windhoek

Visit of NGCL Project Coordinator to Windhoek

Windhoek, 27/09/2017: NGCL project coordinator Ronak Warasthe has visited Windhoek to meet new DAAD representative to Namibia, Barbara Liebel, and discuss scholarship opportunities offered by DAAD through NGCL.

As the funding of the NGCL ends in 2018, strategies on achieving financial self-sustainability are the main subject of all meetings, whether the meetings are with the NUST Finance Department, the Public Relations Agency or at the team meeting on the 9th Annual Logistics Workshop in Walvis Bay that took place at the beginning of October.

It’s time to sum up the results of our Autumn School 2017

It’s time to sum up the results of our Autumn School 2017

Flensburg, 25/09/2017: The week of the Autumn School 2017 was pretty intense and very exciting. In this week students from Kenya, Namibia, Cameroon and Flensburg did a logistics simulation and took part in the workshop about trends in IT and logistics.

Workshop about trends in IT and logistic

They visited Navis in Flensburg, where they had a look on container management software, Krones, a German packaging and bottling machine manufacturer, TNT Express and the Port of Hamburg.

Trip to Hamburg  &   At Krones AG                                                                   

Greetings to African Students at the Flensburg University of Applied Sciences

Greetings to African Students at the Flensburg University of Applied Sciences

Flensburg, 11/09/2017: Moin moin and welcome to Hochschule Flensburg!

Today we are happy to welcome new exchange students to Flensburg University of Applied Sciences. Five of our guests are from Namibia and two from Kenya. They are going to enjoy their semester in the authentic part of the very north of Germany right on the border with Denmark.

Excited newcomers are about to start their fruitful and memorable semester in Flensburg

We hope that they will share their experience of everyday life and studies in Flensburg with us. Stay tuned and follow us on Facebook!

PEESA II: Meeting in Windhoek

PEESA II: Meeting in Windhoek

Windhoek, 08/09/2017: The meeting of project boards of PEESA II took place this September in Windhoek, where the outcomes of the fruitful cooperation were measured: successful student exchange (July 2017, Flensburg and Windhoek) and higher education seminar with 15 participants from Namibia and South Africa (August 2017, Flensburg).

Not only the past events, but also the upcoming final conference was discussed during the meeting. Under the slogan “Capacity building for sustainable energy development”, the next meeting will take place at the end of January 2018 in Cape Town.