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  • Dr. Helmut Blumbach and Prof. Alexandre Lyambabaje exchanging documents after signing the Memorandum of Understanding for collaboration in the next five years.
  • Prof. Alexandre Lyambabaje, IUCEA Executive Secretary awarding a certificate of participation to one of the EAQAN Forum and training participants
  • Members of the Staff and Students Mobility Committee of IUCEA after their meeting that took place on 17th March 2016 at the IUCEA Secretariat
  • Participants of the 12th Meeting of the Audit Committee Meeting of IUCEA held on 16th March 2016 at IUCEA Secretariat
  • New EAC Institutions Executive Secretaries visit IUCEA

    Secretary, Kiswahili Commission, (6th from left) Prof. Pontien Ndabaneze, Deputy Executive Secretary, IUCEA and other IUCEA staff.

  • Agha Khan Development Network (AKDN) led by an AKDN Diplomatic Representative in Uganda, Ambassador Mahmood H. Ahmed (2nd left) when paid a Courtesy Call to IUCEA Executive Secretary, Prof. Alexandre Lyambabaje (middle) on 26th November 2015.
  • Academia-Public-Private Partnership Forum Exhibitions 2015
  • Launching of IUCEA Headquarters Building on 21st October 2015
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Enhancing Teaching Quality in Higher Education for Better Student Outcomes

Stakeholders of Quality Assurance meet to discuss on “Enhancing Teaching Quality in Higher Education for Better Student Outcomes”.

The Inter-University Council for East Africa (IUCEA), Kampala, Uganda 13th May 2016:The Inter-University Council for East Africa (IUCEA), the German Rectors’ Conference (HRK) and the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) under the auspices of the DIES (Dialogue on Innovative Higher Education Strategies) programme, in cooperation with the National Council for Higher Education, Uganda (NCHE) and the East African Quality Assurance Network (EAQAN), are holding the 6th Quality Assurance Forum, scheduled for 16th -19th May 2016 at Imperial Golf View Hotel in Entebbe, Uganda. The theme of the forum is “Enhancing Teaching Quality in Higher Education for Better Student Outcome”  Read More


Higher Education Quality Assurance practitioners urged be at the forefront of making the relevant strategies and quality improvement initiatives in higher education.

Inter-University Council for East Africa (IUCEA), Kampala, Uganda 17th May 2016:Hon. (Rtd) Maj. Alupo Jessica Rose Epel (MP), Minister of Education, Science Technology and Sports,Republic of Uganda, urged Higher Education Quality Education practitioners to be at the forefront of making the relevant strategies and improvement initiatives in higher education. Read more

International Master’s Degree Program in Transportation Engineering of Tongji University Downlo

Through the study of the M.S. degree, students are able to understand and recognize the transportation sector and the future development trend of related subjects for the transportation industry, especially in railway and urban rail transit industry. Students are able to master the theory to solve the problem of related engineering, technology, method and means, and have the ability of managing in the transportation engineering and related engineering field. Read More

Vacancy for Deputy Executive Secretary

The position of Deputy Executive Secretary of IUCEA is due to fall vacant on 1st October 2016. The position is occupied on rotational basis among EAC Partner States.

This is the time for Republic of Kenya to provide a Deputy Executive Secretary. Therefore, applications for the position of Deputy Executive Secretary of IUCEA are invited from nationals of the Republic of Kenya who meet the requirements as indicated...Read More

The East African quality assurance conference (Call for Papers)

The East African Higher Education Quality Assurance Network (EAQAN), a network of quality assurance practitioners in East Africa, is a pleased to announce a call for abstracts for its sixth Annual Regional Quality Assurance Conference 2016. The conference seeks to provide a unique and an important opportunity for quality assurance practitioners, senior administrators of Higher Education Institutions, executive members of national accreditation bodies, higher education researchers, faculty and policy makers to share ideas on quality assurance issues, systems, practices and challenges in promoting quality higher education in East Africa. Read More

IUCEA Special Issue on 10 years Anniversary of the IUCEA



2.Special Message from the IUCEA Executive Secretary

3.Celebrations of the 10th Aniversary of Revitalization the IUCEA

•A Statement by Dr. Diodorus Buberwa Kamala, Minister for East African Affairs, Tanzania

and Chairperson of the East African Community Council of Ministers on the 10th Anniversary of the IUCEA

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