HNU partners in african countries

Africa Centre

In 2013 an African Centre was founded by Prof.  Rainer Burk, Prof. Thomas Hänichen and Prof. Olaf Jacob in order to coordinate and expand the different African projects of the three departments.

The HNU focuses on interdisciplinary and practical oriented projects as well as postgraduate studies with partners in Africa.

Flyer HNU Africa Centre (pdf, 463 KB)


  • Pooling of all HNU Africa related topics (synergy effect)
  • Promotion of the HNU international strategy
  • Development of sustainable competences and reputation in African topics

Current Projects

Projektbild HIM

Master of 'Health Information Management'
A collaborative Master programme in three countries: Kenya, South Africa and Germany

AEEP- Ethiopia

Applied Entrepreneurship Education Programme (AEEP) – Ethiopia.  Developing and implementing a tailored Entrepreneurship program for electrical engineering master students in Ethiopia. 

Completed Projects

International Leadership Training (ILT)

Business Administration for Doctors


Professor Dr.
Rainer Burk View Profile

Professor emeritus
Coordinator for Projects in Africa (funded by third parties)

Send E-Mail to Professor Dr. Rainer Burk
Steubenstrasse 17,A 110


Professor Dr.
Olaf Jacob View Profile

Vice President for Research and Digitalisation
Head of the degree programme Master of Business Intelligence and Business Analytics
Head of the Centre for Data Science & Business Analytics

Send E-Mail to Professor Dr. Olaf Jacob
Main building,ZWEI, 4 BÜRO

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