An Energetic Network for Entrepreneurship Promotion in Africa

African German Entrepreneurship Academy (AGEA) is a joint initiative  and an energetic network developed by the International SEPT Program of Leipzig University in cooperation with its partners in Africa and Germany.  The aim is to promote cutting-edge entrepreneurship education in Africa as well as the establishment of practice-oriented cooperation with start-ups and businesses. AGEA contributes to the improved employability of graduates through a high level of practice orientation.

AGEA empowers Higher EducationalInstitutions in entrepreneurship promotion activities especially business incubator establishment. It encouragesthe establishment of vibrant business linkages. Knowledge is shared between universities and business associations in Germany and the African partner countries.

AGEA gives a key role to south-south knowledge transfer. Through its two hubs in Africa – KNUST in Ghana and INES-Ruhengeri in Rwanda. AGEA organizes Trainings of Trainers in entrepreneurship promotion and international summer schools for students.

News & Events

ABSbio Uganda Idea Challenge 2020 – Registration Open (26.10 – 30.11.2020)

Are you a student or young researcher with a bio-based innovative idea that promotes the sustainable use of biodiversity? Does your innovative idea have the potential to positively contribute to the triple bottom line (people, planet and profit)? Do you have a solution to current biodiversity challenges? If so, you are invited to submit a …

Registration Open

AGEA Idea Competition 2020 Registration is now open for the African German Entrepreneurship Academy (AGEA) Idea Competition for Ghana and Rwanda. Do you have an innovative idea to solve real challenges in your community or country? Then, we invite you to register and be part of the AGEA Online Idea Competition 2020 and stand the …

Now Open:
Call for Applications for the AGEA Summer School 2019

Call For Applications now open: African German Entrepreneurship Academy Summer School 2019 in Rwanda Musanze and Kigali from 5th – 15th of August 2019 The African German Entrepreneurship Academy will conduct an Entrepreneurship Summer School with participants from Ghana, Rwanda and Germany in August 2019 in Rwanda. Do you want to discuss and improve your …

Team

Robert Meyer

Robert Meyer

Coordinator Germany

Isaac Duodu

Isaac Duodu

Coordinator Ghana

Gonzalves Nshimiyimana

Gonzalves Nshimiyimana

Coordinator Rwanda

Contact

Office Address

International SEPT Program
Leipzig University
Ritterstr. 9-13
04109 Leipzig
Germany

Postal Address

International SEPT Program
Leipzig University
PF 100920
04009 Leipzig
Germany

Phone / E-Mail

Tel: +49-(0)341-9739764
Fax: +49-(0)341-9739279
Email: robert.meyer@uni-leipzig.de