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Damtew Teferra

Founding Director
Prof. Damtew Teferra

Welcome to the International Network for Higher Education in Africa (INHEA). Established in 2003, the Network is intended for scholars, experts, practitioners, policy makers, funders, students, and others engaged in research and development focused on Africa. This resource has an important role to play in organizing and making sense of emerging developments.

International Advisory Board Members

Berhanu Abegaz Berhanu Abegaz Immediate Past Executive Director, African Academy of Sciences, KENYA Deirdre Lennan Deirdre Lennan European Commission, Directorate General for Education and Culture, BELGIUM
Philip Altbach Philip G. Altbach Founding Director, Center for International Higher Education, Boston College, USA Joyce Moock Associate Vice President (former), Rockefeller Foundation, USA and Secretary to the African Economic Research Consortium Board
Ahmed Bawa Ahmed Bawa CEO, University South Africa and Former Vice Chancellor, Durban University of Technology, SOUTH AFRICA Alexandre Lyambabaje Alexandre Lyambabaje Executive Secretary, Inter-University Council for Eastern Africa, IUCEA, UGANDA
Ronald Biasaso Ronald Bisaso Dean, ‎East African School of Higher Education Studies and Development, Makerere University, UGANDA Jorum Nossum Jorun Nossum Norwegian Agency for Development, NORAD, NORWAY
David Bloom David Bloom Clarence James Gamble Professor of Economics and Demography, Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard University, USA Is-haq Oloyede Is-haq Oloyede The Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation board (JAMB) and Former Executive Secretary, Association of West African Universities, NIGERIA
Helmut Blumbach Helmut Blumbach Regional Director, DAAD, KENYA Moses Osiru Moses Osiru Deputy Executive Secretary, Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture, RUFORUM, UGANDA
Hamidou Boly Hamidou Boly Commissioner, Education, Culture, Science and Technology, ECOWAS, NIGERIA Olusola B Oyewole Olusola B. Oyewole Immediate Past Vice Chancellor, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, NIGERIA and Immediate Past President, Association of African Universities, GHANA
Oley Dibba-Wadda Ahmed El-Gohary President, Egypt-Japan University of Science and Technology, EGYPT Ebrima Sall Ebrima Sall Immediate Past Executive Secretary, Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa, CODESRIA, SENEGAL
Etinne Ehouan Ehile Etienne Ehouan Ehile Executive Secretary, Association of African Universities, AAU, GHANA Renuka Vithal Renuka Vithal Former Deputy Vice Chancellor, Teaching and Learning, University of Kwazulu-Natal, SOUTH AFRICA
Seppo Holtta Professor of Higher Education Management and Finance, University of Tampere, FINLAND Bahru Zewde Bahru Zewde Vice President, Ethiopian Academy of Sciences and Professor Emeritus of History, Addis Ababa University, ETHIOPIA

INHEA is hosted at Higher Education Training and Development, University of Kwazulu-Natal and closely affiliated with the Boston College Center for International Higher Education. The Network is led by its founding director, Professor Damtew Teferra.