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IAU-ACUP International Seminar on Doctoral Programmes
Innovative Approaches to Doctoral Education and Research Training in Africa - IAU-ACUP International Seminar
Hosted by the Ethiopian Institute of Architecture, Building Construction and City Development (EiABC), Addis Ababa University,
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
12-13 July 2012
The International Association of Universities (IAU) and the Association of Catalan Public Universities (ACUP) were pleased to co-organize the international seminar on doctoral education and research training in Africa.
Bringing together participants from 19 higher education institutions, representing 14 countries, and 8 different higher education associations and organizations, the Seminar allowed for a discussion of the current state of doctoral education in Africa and was also the opportunity for participants to present various success stories. The participants also set out a series of recommendations and steps for future action to improve doctoral education.
The seminar programme and presentations can be accessed here.
The list of institutions and countries represented is available here.
For pictures from the seminar, please click here.
The Seminar Report and the Addis Conclusions and Declaration are being drafted and will be made available in October.
IAU and ACUP are also delighted to announce the creation of an Interactive Web based Portal on Doctoral Education in and for Africa. Developed by IAU and ACUP, in cooperation with the Open University of Catalonia (UOC), this portal on doctoral education and training is to encourage the exchange of information and ideas related to doctoral programs and their overall management. The portal will be launched in October.
Hilligje van’t Land, Director, Membership and Programme Development (email@example.com)
Nadja Gmelch, Project Manager (firstname.lastname@example.org)