Kenyan Germany Career & Entrepreneurship Network (KGCEN) is an information, networking and mentoring platform initiated by Kenyan professionals based in Germany regarding career, academic and business opportunities between Africa and  Germany.

Founded in 2016, the main goals of the organisation is to:

  1. Establish a sustainable digital platform connecting universities, companies and social communities with students and professionals looking for opportunities in Germany or back in Africa.
  2. Build an academic home for Africans in the diaspora.
  3. Identifying sustainable and suitable technologies for the African market.

Our network has a pool of experts and mentors with different academic and professional skills who have trained, worked in Germany and who have happily relocated back to their countries of origin.

LIVE Sessions / Success Stories

Thinking about getting a mentor to guide you in your career? Our network has featured inspirational career stories about how we made it in Germany. From research, studying, working, apprenticeship and exchange programmes, the stories are there to motivate you.

Study Opportunities, Exchange Programmes & Scholarships

This is where we focus on study and funding opportunities and existing collaborations between Germany and African Universities. We also feature universities and corporations offering exchange programmes for students, university teaching staff e.g. DIS and Afrika Kommt! programme.

Returning experts/BrainGain

Our network spotlights job openings within German and international companies doing business in Africa. We also feature companies and organisations offering re-entry programmes for African professionals.

Startups and Accelerator Hubs - innovations in Africa

The platform is very keen to feature innovations in Africa with emphasis on capturing calls for and awards for start-ups. We also highlight available funding, hubs and accelerator programmes and success stories from the startups.

Market Entry & Business Delegations

To contribute to the growing demand for sustainable business opportunities, we focus on engaging Africans in the diaspora in finding business opportunities, conducting business delegations and successful market entry in Africa and in Germany.

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