27 / 11 2017

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.

6 / 11 2017

Lameck Mwesa visits Hochschule Flensburg: E-Learning and more

Flensburg, 06/11/2017: Currently we have a guest from the Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST). Lameck Mwesa is visiting Hochschule Flensburg from 2nd November to 6th December. It will be a month with lots of discussions of common projects, such as E-Learning and Waste Management.


19 / 10 2017

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.

7 / 10 2017

“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.


27 / 09 2017

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.

25 / 09 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


11 / 09 2017

Greetings to African Students at the Flensburg University of Applied Science

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!

8 / 09 2017

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.

6 / 09 2017

A new dimension of cooperation with Namibia discussed during our visit to Namibia University of Science and Technology

Windhoek, 06/09/2017: This week Professor Bosco Lehr, Vice President for International Affairs and Professor Thomas Schmidt have visited Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST).

(from left to right): Bas Rijnen, Prof. Dr. Bosco Lehr, Prof. Dr. Tjama Tjivikua, Prof. Dr. Thomas Schmidt, Dr. Ana Matros-Goreses, Kristof Gatermann

At today‘s welcome ceremony, Professor Tjama Tjivikua, Vice-Chancellor of NUST called Flensburg University of Applied Sciences the main partner of NUST. He added that this relationship is the longest and the most successful collaboration of Namibia University. Vice President professor Bosco Lehr agreed that the current results of productive relationships are important. Among the possible fields of cooperation are Digitalisation, Big Data, Virtual Reality, Renewable Energy, Food Technology and Health Care Management.

17 / 07 2017

Summer School, PEESA II

Flensburg, 17/07/2017: At the Summer School, students from South Africa (Vaal University of Technology, Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) and Cape Peninsula University of Technology) and Namibia (Namibia University of Science and Technology) collaborated with students from the universities of Flensburg and Wismar.

The project is funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) and is intended to promote a common understanding of the challenges of cooperation between different cultures.

The kick-off took place in Flensburg, the students were welcomed by the vice-president for international Prof. Lehr. The students worked on different questions from German as well as from the South African perspective.

In Wismar, the participants learned to work together on a ride in a cog. Likewise, you were received on the closing day of Mayor of the Hansestadt Wismar.