DIGI-FACE is an online platform providing teaching, learning, research, and communication opportunities for the African Higher Education community. The teaching and learning activities take place through generic and Centre specific modules. Generic modules
aim at skills required by all postgraduate students and their research supervisors. Centres create and offer their own centre-specific modules that focus on their disciplines and specialisations. Whether you are a prospective student, a would-be teacher,
a centre manager, or just generally interested in learning more, browse our course offerings.
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Generic modules aim at skills required by all post-graduate students and their research supervisors. The DIGI-FACE generic are modules developed by a Centre of Excellence and are accessible to all Centres.
CONGOLESE GERMAN CENTRE OF MICRO-FINANCE
Microfinance plays a decisive role in the economic development of sub-Saharan Africa and in its battle against poverty and deprivation. However, African banks and ministries of finance often suffer from a lack of qualified experts.
The Centre for Microfinance aims to bridge this gap and offers a needs-orientated programme for future microfinance specialists.
CENTRE D’EXCELLENCE DE GOUVERNANCE LOCAL EN AFRIQUE
French speaking countries in Africa like Mali, Niger and Senegal are confronted to important social, economic, environmental and security problems. Situated at the doorway to Europe, both continents Africa and Europe, are affected
by these issues which lead to precarious living conditions for the population, mistrust into government structures and massive migration.
KENYAN GERMAN CENTRE FOR MINING, ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING AND RESOURCES MANAGEMENT
The CEMEREM project, established as a consortium of Taita Taveta University (TTU) in Kenya, University of Applied Sciences Dresden (Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft Dresden (HTWD) and TU Bergakademie Freiberg (Technical University
of Mining in Freiberg (TU BAF) was launched in May of 2016. The project seeks to establish a DAAD African Centre of Excellence for education on Mining, Environmental Engineering and Resource Management in Partnership between Kenya
and Germany. CEMEREM’s overarching objective consists in a contribution to a sustainable development of the natural resources sector in Kenya and East Africa.
CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE FOR ICT IN EAST AFRICA
To respond the concrete needs of the digital transformation in the region, CENIT@EA established a market-driven master’s programme in Embedded and Mobile Systems (MSc EMoS) and offers short-term technical trainings for ICT professionals,
unemployed graduates and university lecturers to provide them with the relevant digital skills.
EAST AND SOUTH AFRICAN-GERMAN CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE FOR EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH, METHODOLOGIES AND MANAGEMENT
In view of the need for excellence in educational research, training and management in Sub-Saharan Africa related to the processes of empowerment and advancement of educationists and educational institutions.
GHANIAN-GERMAN CENTRE FOR DEVELOPMENT STUDIES
Ghana and other African countries have seen major economic and political achievements in recent years. But despite economic growth and political stability fundamental development problems continue to exist.
NAMIBIAN GERMAN CENTRE FOR LOGISTICS
Efficient logistics are pivotal in gaining access to regional and international markets. Both the population and industry depend on goods and commodities being available in sufficient volume and in good time. Logistics, therefore,
play a key role in the continuing economic development of southern Africa.
Promoting Academic Capacities for Sustainable Agricultural Resources Use in West Africa (Pro-RUWA)
Pro-RUWA aims to train a new generation of regionally and internationally educated young scientists, entrepreneurs, and administrators. Future decision makers in francophone West Africa will be capacitated to jointly overcome bottlenecks
in resource overuse and food insecurity at the national and regional level by fostering university education, international relations, regional development, and operational links between the academic, public and private sector.
SOUTH AFRICAN GERMAN CENTRE FOR DEVELOPMENT RESEARCH
The SA-GER CDR at the University of the Western Cape trains the next generation of executive elites in Master’s and PhD degree programmes related to Development Studies. Students of the centre are given the preparation needed to meet
the specific economic, social and political challenges which will arise in the course of the region’s development processes.
Sustainable Operations for Resource Management and Food Supply (SCO)
TANZANIAN-GERMAN CENTRE FOR POSTGRADUATE STUDIES IN LAW
The Tanzanian-German Centre for Eastern African Legal Studies (TGCL) offers structured and highly specialised LLM and PhD programmes to aspiring lawyers from all Partner States of the East African Community and beyond to qualify them
for leading positions in the region.
AFRICAN-GERMAN RESEARCH NETWORK FOR TRANSNATIONAL CRIMINAL JUSTICE
The African-German Research Network for Transnational Criminal Justice was established after the 10-year-funding period for the South African-German Centre for Transnational Criminal Justice, which was supported by the German Academic
Exchange Service and offered an LL.M.- and PhD-Programme, has ended in 2018. It aims to provide the very successful alumni of the Centre with a basis and resources to foster and promote their academic and personal exchange.
WEST AFRICAN GERMAN CENTRE FOR SUSTAINABLE RURAL TRANSFORMATION
The WAC-SRT develops interdisciplinary, transnational research and teaching programs that will contribute to sustainable rural development and political stability in West Africa by producing the required expertise, applicable technological
solutions, locally adapted business models and administrative approaches.