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Moi University selected for the European Union (EU) co-funding for the Intra-Africa Academic Mobility Scheme – a scheme that supports higher education cooperation between countries in Africa

Moi University has been selected for EU Co-Funding on Intra-Africa Academic Mobility Scheme Call for proposals on Partnering for Health Professional Training in African Universities /P4PHT-II

Moi University competed successfully among 142 eligible applicants and is among the top three to be funded for five years. Prof Simeon Mining, Professor of Immunology and Director of Research is the Project coordinator while Prof. David Ayuku, Professor of Clinical Psychology is the Deputy Project Coordinator.

                                                                                                        

Twelve (12) academic programmes are targeted for this action. These programmes are offered by the four African HEIs in the partnership. They include: 8 masters and 4 doctoral level academic programmes as follow:

  1. Master of Science in Clinical Psychology (Moi University)
  2. Master of Science in Field Epidemiology (Moi University)
  3. PhD in Immunology (Moi University)
  4. Master of Public Health (Makerere University)
  5. PhD in Health Sciences (Makerere University)
  6. M. Phil Drug Discovery and Development (University of Cape Coast)
  7. M. Phil Infection and Immunity (University of Cape Coast)
  8. PhD Drug Discovery and Development (University of Cape Coast)
  9. Masters in Nursing (Stellenbosch University)
  10. MSc. Molecular Biology and Human Genetics (Stellenbosch University)
  11. MSc. Medical Micro Biology (Stellenbosch University)
  12. PhD Molecular Biology and Human Genetics (Stellenbosch University)

Moi University was the lead applicant with co-applicants from other regions in Africa:  Makerere University,  Stellenbosch  University, University of Cape Coast and Technical University a Member of the European union long term partner of over 30 years Linköping University Sweden.

The proposal’s objectives are to: 1) increase the employability of students, 2) improve the quality of higher education in Africa and its relevance to Africa's development vision, and 3) strengthen the modernization and internationalisation of African higher education institutions.

The proposal received 87/100 Points, which is above the Minimum Threshold for funding Of 50/100 Points given the available budget. The Maximum Amount of Funding for the Project is 1,399,025.00 Euros. The programme will be launched in early 2021.

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