8th Conference "Universities, Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Development in Africa" (19 to 20 February 2020)

This conference aims to increase knowledge transfer between the private sector and academia especially regarding entrepreneurship in Africa, the support of African and German SMEs in Africa, as well as the formation and acquisition of qualified personnel.
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Picture by Yehdou. Entrepreneurship workshop during the 2016 conference.

The 8th conference on "Universities, Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Development in Africa" will take place on 19th and 20th February 2020 at Hochschule Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences in Sankt Augustin. The conference is organized within the BET Ghana project, funded by DAAD/BMZ.

Over the coming weeks we will update this website with more information and detail about the conference. Registration will also be made available on this website. 

Get informed about past conferences here.  

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The Call for Abstracts is now open. If you would like to make a contribution (presentation, workshop, World Café...) to the conference, you are invited to submit your topic via the "Abstract Sumbission Template" (see right) by 15 November 2019.


You will find all important documents at the bottom right of this page -> "Related Documents"


Conference Fees

20 Euro: Students

10 Euro: Students' Day Ticket

35 Euro: Conference Speaker and Participants from Africa

75 Euro: Regular Ticket 


The conference registration is expected to begin in mid-December 2019.


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