Christine Freitag

Project Lead DISG - Digital International General StudiesDIF - Digital Internationalization of the Faculties

Field of research

Digital Internationalization

Entrepreneurship, start-ups, university start-ups in Germany and Africa 


Porträt Christine Freitag
christine.freitag [at]

Sankt Augustin

TechnoPark, Rathausallee 10
Sankt Augustin
K 217
Office hours: 
Monday to Friday
by arrangements


Field of work:

  • Project Leader for Entrepreneurship Projects in Africa
  • Conceptual implementation of project activities
  • Conception and implementation of workshops and conferences in Germany and Africa
  • Supervision and coordination of exchange students and guest lecturers from the African project partners
    • Set up of academic programmes
  • Supervision and coordination of students and professors of H-BRS who travel to Africa in the course of the student and department exchange
  • Cooperation with national and international partners
  • Maintenance of the partner network
  • Creation and maintenance of the project website and newsletter

Field of research:

  • Development and training of entrepreneurs in Africa and Germany
  • University start-ups
  • Development of small and medium-sized enterprises in Africa and Germany (comparison)


SUPRA Key Visual

Start-up Programm Rheinbach Sankt Augustin - SUPRA

Project duration: May 2020 - April 2024

Sponsors: BMWi, EXIST Program "Raising potentials 

SUPRA aims to promote the start-up culture at Hochschule Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences by significantly increasing the number of knowledge and technology-based start-ups from the university through sensitization, qualification and coaching.

Logo der Collaboration for Entrepreneurial Universities - CEPU

Collaboration for Entrepreneurial Universities - CEPU

Duration: May 2018 - December 2021

Project Partners:

  • Kenyatta University
  • Mount Kenya University
  • Leuphana University Lüneburg
  • Leipzig University
  • Wismar University of Applied Sciences

Sponsors: DAAD on behalf of BMZ

Logo Gaup Project

German-African University Partnership Platform for the Development of Entrepreneurs and Small/Medium Enterprises - GAUP

Duration: February 2015 - December 2018

Project Partners:

  • Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences
  • University of Cape Coast (Ghana)
  • University of Nairobi (Kenya)

Sponsors: DAAD on behalf of BMZ