Junior foundation professorship in regional contemporary issues

Knowledge on contemporary topics in Ethiopia and the Horn of Africa for young German assistant professors, who work as knowledge multipliers at African universities and contribute to an improvement of the living conditions.

Encyclopaedia Aethiopica

The German Ethiopian foundation promotes the publication of the Encyclopaedia Aethiopica, an encyclopedia in English; it is divided into five volumes with the most important topics on the history of culture, the languages, the economy and politics of the region.

Further collaborative projects

Our foundation offers grants for students of Ethiopian Studies and also promotes the Hiob Ludolf foundation professorship for international guest lecturers at the University of Hamburg.