Welcome to GAAKT e. V. – the German-African Association for Knowledge Transfer!

About US

GAAKT e. V. is a non-profit German organization dedicated to fostering collaboration and exchange between Germany and African countries. We strive to bridge the gap in knowledge and expertise between the two regions by facilitating educational programs, research partnerships, and cultural exchanges. Our aim is to promote sustainable development, strengthen intercultural understanding, and create opportunities for individuals and institutions to learn from each other.

Our Mission

At the German-African Association for Knowledge Transfer, our mission is to facilitate meaningful and mutually beneficial interactions between German and African countries. We believe that by fostering knowledge transfer and collaboration, we can contribute to the advancement of education, technology, and innovation in both regions. Our ultimate goal is to empower individuals, organizations, and communities to address shared challenges and seize opportunities for growth and development.

What We Do

  1. Educational Programs: We organize educational programs that promote cross-cultural learning and skill development. Our initiatives include student exchanges, scholarships, internships, and vocational training programs. By providing access to quality education and training opportunities, we aim to empower individuals to contribute to their communities and drive sustainable change.
  2. Research Partnerships: We foster research collaborations between institutions, scholars, and scientists in Germany and African countries. Through joint research projects, knowledge sharing, and scientific exchange programs, we aim to address pressing societal issues, promote innovation, and contribute to evidence-based policymaking in various fields such as health, agriculture, energy, and technology.
  3. Capacity Building: We offer capacity-building programs and workshops to enhance the skills and knowledge of individuals, organizations, and institutions in African countries. By providing training and mentorship opportunities, we aim to empower local communities and enable them to tackle challenges and leverage their strengths effectively.
  4. Cultural Exchanges: We organize cultural exchange programs that celebrate the diversity and richness of both German and African cultures. These initiatives include art exhibitions, music festivals, film screenings, and cultural workshops. Through these exchanges, we aim to promote intercultural understanding, appreciation, and dialogue.
  5. Networking and Collaboration: We provide a platform for individuals, organizations, and institutions from Germany and African countries to connect, collaborate, and share best practices. Through networking events, conferences, and online platforms, we facilitate the exchange of ideas, experiences, and expertise, fostering a vibrant community committed to knowledge sharing and collaboration.

Join US

We welcome individuals, institutions, and organizations who share our vision and are passionate about promoting knowledge transfer and collaboration between Germany and African countries. By becoming a member or partner, you will have access to a network of like-minded individuals and organizations, opportunities for professional growth and development, and a chance to contribute to positive change in both regions.