Third „International Deans“ Course“ (DIES ) in Addis Abeba
On 8 February 2016 Ambassador Joachim Schmidt welcomed decans from eight African countries to the third "International Deans Course" (DIES ) in Addis Abeba. App. 40 deans met for the third time in the Ethiopian capityl to exchange views on strategy and best practice in management. The event connected deans with representatives of the German Conference of University Principles, the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), the Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung and the University of Applied Sciences in Osnabrück. At the end of the first day of the event the participants exchanged views in depth during a reception by invitation of Ambassador Schmidt.