Robert Meyer


  • 1988 born in Engelskirchen, Germany
  • 1996-2000 Growing up in Tanzania
  • 2007-2008 Voluntary service in Cameroon and Chad
  • 2008-2014 African Studies and SEPT MBA at the University of Leipzig
  • 2012 Participant in the 4th intake of the training course for international politics and economics of Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation (KAS)


Professional Experience

  • 2010-2012 Internships and contract work in development cooperation
  • 2015-2016 Interim Head of Marketing and Distribution in a start up in Germany
  • 2016 Experience in a German small scale crafts business
  • 2017 Short term consultant for the foundation of a microfinance bank in Rwanda
  • since 2018 Coordinator of the African German Entrepreneurship Academy (AGEA) at the international SEPT Program



  • 2010-2014 Scholarship from Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation (KAS)
  • 2010 Scholarship from DAAD
  • 2015-2016 Exist business start up grant provided through the Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology (BMWi)


Robert Meyer

International SEPT Program
Leipzig University
Ritterstr. 9-13
04109 Leipzig

Tel:   +49-(0)341-9739764
Fax:  +49-(0)341-9731139761