Namibian-German Center for Logistics: Article in DAAD magazine
Flensburg, 17/01/2018: Recent issue of the DAAD’s alumni magazine LETTER (p.30/31) contains a practicable article on prospects of study at Namibian-Germal Center for Logistics, for students and for the African region as a whole. Two students have shared their experience of studying at NGCL.
Tangeni Mwashekele, a Master Student at the Namibian-German Center for Logistics, has shared his view on the topic: „Logistics is a backbone of any economy and studying it presents better opportunities for the country, region and the world at large. Studying at NGCL has changed my social, academic and working life“. Kashi Ndaikwila, who recently received her Bachelor certificate, already has a position at the Namibian Port Authority and she is passionate about her job.
Namibian students in Flensburg: Article in Flensborg Newspaper
Flensburg, 12/01/2018: German-danish newspaper Flensborg Avis has pubished an exciting article (in Danish) on the experience of the Namibian students in Flensburg. Director of the Africa Center, Professor Schmidt, who also advises the federal government of African regions, also got on in the act and shared his thoughts.
Five young specialists have studied IT&Logistic at the University of Applied Science for one semester. Now they are going back to Africa to apply scientific and technical knowledge, as well as international experience they received in Flensburg.
Students present their results of Industry projects on „Business in Africa“
Flensburg, 08/01/2018: Today the outcomes of the projects on Business in Africa where presented to Professor Thomas Schmidt, Professor Kai Pfaffenberger and Dr. Stefan Liebing.
The projects covered various topics that are currently of high interest:
- Market potential analysis for the use of IT applications
- Business potential for renewable energy solutions in West Africa arising from carbon reduction programs of global companies
- Water Market Entry in Zambia
- Safety at Work in Africa – Research and Evaluation on the Demand in Selected Countries
Internationalisation of education, science and research: meeting of the Federal Government
Berlin, 06/12/2017: Professor Thomas Schmidt took part in a round table organized by Federal Government of Germany. Mr. Schmidt engaged in range of the discussions regarding perspectives on internationallisation of education and research in Africa. Besides the exchange of the up-to-date information, discussions on the further deveopment have been enhaced by practical workshops.
DAAD DIES Programme: Delegation from Namibia
Flensburg, 23/11/2017: This week, as a part of DAAD DIES Programme, a delegation from Namibia University of Science and Technology visited Flensburg University of Applied Sciences. Our guests from Namibia took a look on research processes in Germany. We showed a number of third-party projects, went to see research labs and visited the Jackstädt-Center in Flensburg. We also had a range of interesting meetings at Kiel University of Applied Sciences, Kiel Christian Albrechts University Kiel and Fraunhofer Center for Maritime Logistics in Hamburg.
PEESA II project board in Vanderbijlpark
Vanderbijlpark, 14/11/2017: 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)
Lameck Mwewa from NUST visits Flensburg University of Applied Sciences
Flensburg, 06/11/2017: Currently we have a guest from the Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST). Lameck Mwewa is visiting Hochschule Flensburg from 2nd November to 6th December. It will be a month with lots of discussions of common projects.
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.
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NGCL Project Coordinator Ronak Warasthe at the 34th German Logistics Congress
Berlin, 27/10/2017: NGCL’s project coordinator Ronak Warasthe got the amazing opportunity to attend the 34th German Logistics Congress themed “Think different-Act digital” in Germany’s capital Berlin. Along with more than 3400 fellow participants she got to discover what’s new in Logistics and Supply Chain Management, how the future might look and how all that involves the African continent. High profile speakers as the former President of Germany, Joachim Gauck as well as Logistics veteran and entrepreneur Klaus-Michael Kühne (Kühne+Nagel) gave insight into their vision of global Supply Chain Management. The congress included an exhibition with 170 international exhibitors, presenting their services and innovations, ready to change the Logistics world.
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.