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EAC Scholarship Programme (Leadership to Foster Regional Integration)

Within the framework of Financial Cooperation between the East African Community (EAC), the Inter-University Council for East Africa (IUCEA), located in the Republic of Uganda, and the Federal Republic of Germany, the German Government committed a Financial Contribution (FC) amounting to Euros 5 (five) million via the KfW Development Bank (BMZ Nr. 2017 67 896) for the EAC Scholarship Programme (Leadership to Foster Regional Integration), further referred to as “the Project”. Read More


Supporting Young Talented Female Scientists to Become Future Leaders

The World Bank is partnering with eight Governments in Eastern and Southern Africa in an innovative project with the aim of improving the quality of training and research in higher education, and reducing the skill gaps in key development priority areas. To encourage the participation of young African female students at postgraduate level, IUCEA wishes to implement a Fellowships Program aimed at providing competitive Masters Scholarships to academically deserving future talents to promote regional female student mobility. Eligible female applicants who can demonstrate interest and ability in the priority areas are encouraged to apply for the 30 Fellowships available for the 2018/2019 academic year. 

NB:In order to promote regional student mobility, an applicant must already be admitted to an ACE outside their own country of current nationality

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CLOSING DATE: June, 22 2018

Post of Senior Personal Secretary (G5)

IUCEA now wishes to recruit one staff at the Secretariat for the post of Senior Personal Secretary (G5). Applicationsare invited from qualified Ugandan nationals.

Job Title:             Senior Personal Secretary

Salary Grade:     G5

Reports to:          Executive Secretary

Office:                  Executive Secretary’s Office

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The Mawazo PhD Scholars Programme

The Mawazo PhD Scholars Programme

 The Mawazo PhD Scholars programme is a one-year, non-residential fellowship aimed at women pursuing PhD studies at Kenyan universities.   The goal of this programme is to build a strong pipeline of future researchers who are prepared to ask insightful questions about African development, and effectively communicate their results to both government and industry leaders and the general public.  We welcome applications from women in any academic discipline, with a preference for research projects focused on development-related topics, and using social science research methods.  Read More 

Call for Participation in the Staff Mobility Programme in EAC universities for the Financial Year 20

Call for Participation in the Staff Mobility Programme in EAC universities for the Financial Year 2017-18 (ending June 2018)

IUCEA wishes to announce a call for applicants to participate in the 2017/2018 staff mobility programme in the EAC Partner States for member universities. Applications are invited from IUCEA member universities, which wish to receive visiting Staff from universities in the other EAC Partner States, or from academic staff who would like to offer some or all of the 3 services under the Staff Mobility Programme to universities in the region,  for a maximum of 3 months or the equivalent of one semester starting from February 2018 at the earliest and latest 30th June 2018. 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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