The project will train up to 33 Masters and 10 PhD graduates, and offer development opportunities for 10 staff members. Mobility must be to an institution in an eligible country other than the home country / country of the home institution.

Target groups and types of mobility

There are two target groups and three different types of individual mobility:

  Participants Mobility Types Duration
Target group 1 African nationals and/or residents registered or having obtained a degree in one of the Higher Education Institutions that is a member of the consortium.
  • Master
  • Credit seeking
  • Degree seeking
  • 10 months
  • 24 months
  • Doctorate
  • Credit seeking
  • Degree seeking
  • 12 months
  • 48 months
Staff working in or associated with one of four African partner institutions, wishing to visit a different partner institution. Visits for teaching and/or research, or for engagement on administration and management
  • 1 month
Target group 2 African nationals and residents (students) registered in Higher Education Institutions of African countries not included in the partnership, or whom have obtained a Higher Institution degree or equivalent from an institution of these countries. This allows for providing mobility opportunities to students working in public administration , public and private enterprises Master

  • Credit seeking
  • Degree seeking
  • 10 months
  • 24 months
Doctorate

  • Credit seeking
  • Degree seeking
  • 12 months
  • 48 months

The eligible countries are presented in the table below:

Region of Africa Country
Central Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad , Congo, Congo DRC, Equatorial Guinea , Gabon and Sao Tome and Principle
Eastern Comoros, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, Sudan, South Sudan, Uganda and Tanzania
Northern Algeria, Egypt , Libya, Tunisia and Morocco
Southern Angola , Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe
Western Benin, Burkina Faso ,Ivory Coast, Cape Verde, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal , Sierra Leone and Togo

Credit-seeking mobility for students already enrolled for a Master’s or PhD degree:

Credit-seeking mobility of 10 and 12 months at a partner institution, leading to academic recognition of the study period towards a Master’s and PhD degree programme respectively at the home institution.

Degree-seeking mobility for students wising to pursue a Master’s or PhD degree:

Degree-seeking mobility to complete a full Master’s and PhD degree at a partner institution for a period of 24 and 48 months respectively.

Staff mobility

Staff mobility may be undertaken by academic, research or administrative staff from partner institutions who wish to visit other partner institutions within the consortium.