Africa In­­sti­­tute

Ap­plied re­search in African key mar­kets.

Cur­rent Top­ics and Events

Prof. Dr. Dany Meyer ap­poin­ted as­so­ci­ate pro­fessor in South Africa

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The University of the Western Cape (UWC) in Cape Town, South Africa, has appointed Prof. Dr Dany Meyer as an associate professor.

DAAD Con­fer­ence in Brus­sels

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The HNU contributed to the conference on applied sciences with a keynote speech by Prof. Uta Feser and the presentation of the Rwanda-CAE and TT-CUIP projects together with project partners. The conference conclusions are now available.

En­tre­pre­neur­ship ex­cur­si­on in Rwan­da

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In September, under the direction of Prof. Dr. Thomas Bayer, a two-week entrepreneurship excursion took place in Rwanda for HNU students.

In­ter­view with vis­it­ing schol­ars from Rwanda and Kenya

Interview with Dr. Nathan Taremwa and Prof. Hilda Vasanthakaalam (University of Rwanda) and Dr. Eucabeth Majiwa (Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology).

Europe and Africa can only answer the big questions of our time together.

Olaf Scholz, Federal Chancellor

Re­search and trans­fer pro­jects

All pro­jects

Our project portfolio offers an insight into five current and 15 already finalised projects that have been developed within the framework of the Africa Institute.

Cir­cu­lar Agro-Eco­no­my

In cooperation with the University of Rwanda and industry partners, a degree programme on circular economy in agriculture and applied entrepreneurship is being introduced.


The Master's programme Big Data in Logistics that was developed with the UWC will be expanded with the topic of entrepreneurship and transferred to the Uganda Management Institute.


The aim of the International Virtual Academic Collaboration project is to establish a global supply chain network together with the UWC by 2023.