Social and Cultural Anthropology

Internship opportunities in eastern and southern Africa


Contact person: PD. Dr. Sabine Klocke-Daffa [Email]

Here you can find a listing to different institutions in Eastern and Southern Africa where internships can be done. The Department of Anthropology has already established contacts with various internship providers in Madagascar, Namibia and Tanzania. Depending on the content, the internship should last between three to six months. There is no right to an internship in the institutions listed below. There is also the possibility to look for an internship place by yourself.
In order to plan the internship, it is advisable to get in touch with the respective contact person timely.



German Academic Exchange Service, Antananarivo Office
The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) was founded in 1925 and is the world's largest funding organization for the international exchange of students and scientists. 

Society for International Cooperation (GIZ), Madagascar Office
GIZ works on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) in Madagascar. 

Goethe-Institute Antananarivo
The Goethe-Institut Antananarivo (Cercle Germano-Malagasy CGM) organizes and supports a wide range of cultural events for the presentation of German culture abroad and for intercultural exchange. 

Schools: Partners for the Future (PASCH), Madagascar
"Schools: Partners for the Future" (PASCH) was founded in 2008 by the German Federal Foreign Office. More than 1,700 partner schools with special ties to Germany are supported by this initiative. 

World Wildlife Fund (WWF), Representation Madagascar
WWF is committed to conserving the world's biodiversity and safeguarding the world's most important ecoregions. 

Zaza Faly e.V. and ONG Manda
The non-profit association ZAZA FALY e.V. was founded in 1994 in Berlin. The aim is to support children living in poverty, orphans and street children in Antananarivo, Madagascar. 



Dolam Children’s Home Trust Windhoek
The Dolam Children's Home Trust (DCHT) was founded in 1999 by Rosa Namises. Since then, children suffering from HIV/AIDS have been helped there. 

Society for International Cooperation (GIZ), Windhoek Office
GIZ works on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) in Namibia. 

Goethe-Institute Windhoek
The Goethe Center in cooperation with the Namibian-German Foundation in Windhoek is the only German cultural center in Namibia. 

Pallium - Research and Aid for Social Projects e.V.
Pallium e.V. was founded in 2004. The association supports people in Africa who have fallen on hard times - especially as a result of illness - and promotes initiatives for orphans and vulnerable children in Namibia. 



King'Ori - Community Knowledge Center
King'Ori was founded in 2012 and is a community-organized organization with the goal of knowledge transfer in the field of media and communication technology.