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African Partner Universities

These are well-established public institutions of tertiary learning with a record of accomplishment and scholarly excellence. They are research-intensive and have a strong and vibrant research culture. Their roles in CARTA include:
  1. Promoting and ensuring the visibility of the CARTA Program
  2. Mainstreaming CARTA interventions in the institutions
  3. Providing doctoral training and research capacity-building opportunities to CARTA fellows
  4. Identifying and facilitating CARTA fellows’ academic excellence and career development;
  1. Offering supervisors for PhD fellows, and providing advisors and mentors for the fellows
  2. Granting tuition waivers to staff members enrolled for doctoral degree programs in the respective institutions
  3. Providing opportunities for exchange, placements, and training at PhD, post-doctoral and senior faculty levels
  4. Providing expertise to support CARTA research capacity strengthening activities, including facilitation of sessions, curriculum/module development, grant proposal development, and participation in CARTA ad hoc scientific advisory groups
Established in 1922, Makerere University is one of the oldest and most prestigious Universities in Africa. The university has developed a focused research agenda that is multi-disciplinary and draws on the University's vast expertise...
Moi University is one of Kenya’s leading Universities established in 1984 as the second public university in Kenya. The University is driven by the process of involvement - involvement in world affairs; in the needs of individuals and their communities, businesses,...
Founded in 1962 as the University of Ife but rechristened as the Obafemi Awolowo University on May 12, 1987, in honour of one of its most distinguished founding fathers, Chief Jeremiah Obafemi Awolowo. The University is committed to produce graduates of international standards,...
University of Ibadan was established in 1948, as the first University in Nigeria. The University, which took off with academic programmes in Arts, Science and Medicine, is now a comprehensive citadel of learning with academic programmes in sixteen Faculties...
Since its establishment in 1965, the University of Malawi has been instrumental in training and developing a reliable human resource that has gone to service various sectors of society in their country and region.
The University of Nairobi marked 50 years in 2020, since it was transformed into the first national University in Kenya on July 1, 1970. Since 1970, the University has grown from a faculty based university serving a student population of 2,768 to a college focused university serving over 84,000, currently...
The University of Rwanda (UR) was established by the Government of Rwanda in 2013. The University supports the development of Rwanda by discovering and advancing knowledge, being committed to the highest standards of academic excellence, and by creating a place where students are prepared for lives of service, leadership and solutions...