Continued skills expansion in Africa: with Dr. Stefan Liebing becomes one of the leading African experts as an honorary professor at the University of Applied Sciences in Flensburg.
Dr. Stefan Liebing is the managing director of the Hamburg-based investment company Conjuncta GmbH. Previously, he held management positions in the energy sector. Liebing has been honorary president of the African Association of German Businesses eV since 2012. Most recently, his commitment to Africa was honored by the appointment as honorary consul of the Republic of Cameroon for the northern states of Germany . “We are delighted that people who are as successful in their profession can enrich our teaching with their experience and practical examples,” said Dr Christoph Jansen, President of the University of Applied Sciences Flensburg, on the occasion the awarding of the honorary chair as part of the University’s Summer Festival. An honorary chair is a special honor, says Jansen. “There is an obligation to teach in a field relevant to the university.”
It is an honor to have the Flensburg University of Applied Sciences honor the growing importance of the neighboring continent in terms of economic cooperation and technology. “Thanks to its expertise, the University Center for Business and Technology in Africa can make a significant contribution here. I look forward to contributing to it in a new role, ”said Liebing.
Stefan Liebing is not completely new at the University of Applied Sciences in Flensburg. Since the foundation of the “Center for Business and Technology in Africa” at the University of Applied Sciences in Flensburg in 2013, Liebing is a lecturer at the university and teaches “Business in Africa”. “For years, he has made a direct or indirect contribution through his network to ensure us an unprejudiced and deeper understanding of the very diverse African continent,” said Jansen.
Everyone involved is looking forward to deepening the cooperation, especially in the core competences of the Flensburg University of Applied Sciences – Technology and Business. Certainly also the ambassadors of Cameroon and Namibia present at the ceremony.