Christine Freitag

CEPU Project Leader Research FellowEntrepreneurship Projects in Africa

Field of research

Market entry strategies for German SMEs into the African market


Porträt Christine Freitag
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Entrepreneurship, esp. Green Entrepreneurship und Social Entrepreneurship in Africa and Germany

Field of work:

  • Project Leader for Entrepreneurship Projects in Africa
  • Conceptual implementation of project activities
  • Conception and implementation of workshops and conferences in Germany and Africa
  • Supervision and coordination of exchange students and guest lecturers from the African project partners
    • Set up of academic programmes
  • Supervision and coordination of students and professors of H-BRS who travel to Africa in the course of the student and department exchange
  • Cooperation with national and international partners
  • Maintenance of the partner network
  • Creation and maintenance of the project website and newsletter

Field of research:

  • Market entry strategies for German SME in Africa
  • Development and training of entrepreneurs in Africa and Germany
  • Development of small and medium-sized enterprises in Africa and Germany (comparison)


Hochschule Bonn-Rhein-Sieg

Collaboration for Entrepreneurial Universities - CEPU

Duration: May 2018 - December 2021

Project Partners:

  • Kenyatta University
  • Mount Kenya University
  • Leuphana University Lüneburg
  • Leipzig University
  • Wismar University of Applied Sciences

Sponsors: DAAD on behalf of BMZ

Logo Gaup Project

German-African University Partnership Platform for the Development of Entrepreneurs and Small/Medium Enterprises - GAUP

Duration: February 2015 - December 2018

Project Partners:

  • Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences
  • University of Cape Coast (Ghana)
  • University of Nairobi (Kenya)

Sponsors: DAAD on behalf of BMZ