March 1st – 3rd, 2019, Nairobi, Kenya

The Next Generation of


By Catherine Beaudry, Johann Mouton & Heidi Prozesky

The authors of this book will be present at the conference and introduce the main findings of the study. 

Building PhD Capacity in Sub-Saharan Africa

This study was co-funded by the DAAD and British Council and conducted by ANIE (African Network for Internationalisation of Education), and University College London, Institute of Education to investigate the nature of research and doctoral training across Sub-Saharan Africa. The study consists of a synthesis report and six individual reports for the situation in South Africa, Senegal, Nigeria, Kenya, Ethiopia and Ghana. 

News Articles

Half of academics in Africa ‘receive no research funding’

An overwhelming majority of survey respondents say lack of money has held back their career

What’s stopping young African scientists from achieving their potential(August 21, 2018, Fridah Kanana Erastus et. Al)

The authors of this article will attend the conference to represent the Global State of Young Scientists (GloSYS) Africa project that is also introduced in this article. 

Research challenges in Africa – an exploratory study on the experiences and opinions of African researchers

This study was conducted by the Department of Researcher Development, Collaboration for Research Excellence in Africa (CORE Africa), Douala, Cameroon

Networks and mentors help female scientists in Africa and the Middle East’(14.11.2018, Hossein Bannazadeh Baghi )

This article gives insight into the situation of female scientists in the Middle East and North Africa.

The Impact of Digitalisation on Higher Education in Africas (By Johan van Niekerk)

In this paper, the author discusses the disruptive and transformative effect of digitalisation on the Higher Education Sector in Africa.

Digital Transformation: Higher Education and Research for Sustainable Development By DAAD/DIE 

This paper compiles the results of an experts’ workshop in Bonn on 8 and 9 November 2018. The workshop was jointly organised by the DAAD and DIE, bringing together the spheres of education and research on sustainability with experts from around the globe.

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Ms. Miriam Pahl


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