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Vision:  IUCEA becomes an exemplary common higher education area for a prosperous and sustainable East African Community by 2030.

Mission: To encourage and develop mutually beneficial collaboration between Member Universities and between them and Governments and other organizations, both public and private

IUCEA Core Values:  Accountability, Transparency, Unity, Diversity, Integrity, Professionalism and Teamwork

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IUCEA is pleased to announce the successful applicants selected for the Staff Mobility program in September 2023. These staff members drawn from IUCEA Member Universities will be involved in Teaching, Research, and Community service at host universities (outside their home country) as part of the regional mobility and integration agenda.

The IUCEA Staff Mobility Programme promotes the exchange of academic human resources, knowledge, skills, and experiences, to achieve the goal of a Common Higher Education area and regional integration in the East African Community.

The 21 University Staff selected for staff mobility from the EAC Partner States will participate in teaching, research, and community service at universities in 5 of the EAC Partner States.

Hosting country Number
Kenya 3
Rwanda 5
South Sudan 2
Tanzania 5
Uganda 6
Total 21

Table of Host Countries and home countries,

Home Country
Host Country Burundi Kenya Rwanda Tanzania Uganda Grand Total
Kenya 1 1 1 3
Rwanda 2 1 2 5
South Sudan 1 1 2
Tanzania 3 2 5
Uganda 4 1 1 6
Grand Total 2 9 3 4 3 21

The table below details the staff that are placed in Five (5) counties of the East African Community, for four (4) month maximum:

Hosting CountryHost UniversityTitleVisiting StaffAcademic rankHome UnivHome Country
RwandaUniversity of RwandaPhDBashirahishize LeonAssociate ProfessorEcole Normale SuperieureBurundi
RwandaInstitute of Applied Sceince  (INES-Ruhengeri)PhDNdayiragije FrancoisProfessorUniversity of BurundiBurundi
UgandaMakerere UniversityPhDOchilo Livingstone OnyangoLecturerJaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology (JOOUSTKenya
TanzaniaUniversity of DodomaPhDNyakeri Manyara EvansLecturerJaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology.Kenya
TanzaniaUniversity of Dar es SalaamPhDOchung'-Orwa Angeline AtienoSrn. LecturerJaramoji Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology (JOOUST)Kenya
UgandaLivingstone International UniversityPhDSporta Fred OchogoSrn. LecturerKCA UniversityKenya
UgandaKyambogo UniversityPhDMwangi Francis MundiaSrn. LecturerKenyatta UniversityKenya
South SudanUniversity of JubaPhDWanyama Kadian WanyonyiSrn. LecturerKibabii UniversityKenya
RwandaEast African UniversityPhDTubey Ruth JelagatSrn. LecturerMoi UniversityKenya
UgandaBishop Stuart UniversityPhDOpondo Rose AkinyiSrn. LecturerMoi UniversityKenya
TanzaniaTumaini University MakumiraPhDSarah Ndanu M NgesuLecturerSouth Eastern Kenya UniversityKenya
South SudanRumbek University Science and Technology South SudanPhDRadjab NyabyendaSrn. LecturerEast Africa University Rwanda (EAUR)Rwanda
KenyaMoi UniversityPhDNiyibizi EpimaqueAssociate ProfessorUniversity of RwandaRwanda
UgandaKabale UniversityPhDNtakirutimana EmmanuelSrn. LecturerUniversity of Technology and Arts of ByumbaRwanda
RwandaUniversity of RwandaPhDGodfrey Joachim JosephLecturerMoshi Co-operative UniversityTanzania
RwandaProtestant Institute of Arts and Social Sciences (PHASS)PhDDomnic Negussie AndreSrn. LecturerSt. Augustine University of TanzaniaTanzania
KenyaScott Christian UniversityPhDMturo Neema GeorgeLecturerTumaini University MakumiraTanzania
UgandaMakerere UniversityPhDMwombeki Gaspardus GastusLecturerUniversity of Dar es SalaamTanzania
KenyaKenya Methodist UniversityPhDBantu EdwardAssociate ProfessorKabale UniversityUganda
TanzaniaRuaha Catholic University - IringaPhDKabaseke CharlotteLecturerKabale UniversityUganda
TanzaniaZanzibar UniversityPhDKakuba Sultan JumaSrn. LecturerKyambogo UniversityUganda
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