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Welcome to IUCEA

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

IUCEA executive members visiting IUCEA premise

New South-North and South-South opportunities between TWAS and ICGEB, SISSA and other Centres of Excellence

TWAS and ICGEB through UNTBLDC support
Thanks to support from the UNTBLDCTWAS, in collaboration with ICGEB, launches new programmes for 6 month research visits of young scientists from Least Developed Countries to I) ICGEB Trieste (UNTBLDC-TWAS-ICGEB South-North Programme for Exchanges and Collaborations), II) either ICGEB Cape Town or ICGEB New Delhi (UNTBLDC-TWAS-ICGEB South-South Programme for Exchanges and Collaborations). Eligible applicants need to hold a MSc, preferably a PhD, and be a maximum 45 years. Women scientists are especially encouraged to apply. Online application forms available at the above links.

TWAS and SISSA together with other Centres of Excellence through Italian Government support
Thanks to support from the Italian Government, the TWAS-SISSA-Lincei Research Cooperation Visits Programme provides young scientists from Least Developed Countries with the opportunity to visit laboratories located in Trieste, Italy to carry out research projects in a wide range of fields. Eligible applicants need to hold an MSc or higher degree and be a maximum age of 40 years. Women scientists are especially encouraged to apply. Application form available at the above link.

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