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Africa Resources

Association of African Universities (AAU)

The Association of African Universities (AAU) has provided a platform for research, reflection, consultation, debates, co-operation and collaboration on issues pertaining to higher education.

The Inter-University Council for East Africa (IUCEA)

IUCEA Facilitates networking among universities in East Africa, and with universities outside the region; provides a forum for discussion on a wide range of academic and other matters relating to higher education in East Africa; an facilitates maintenance of internationally comparable education standards in East Africa so as to promote the region’s competitiveness in higher education.

Southern African Regional Universities Association (SARUA)

SARUA was established to assist in the revitalisation and development of the leadership and institutions of higher education in the southern African region, thus enabling the regional higher education sector to meaningfully respond to the developmental challenges facing the region.

Southern African-Nordic Centre (SANORD)

The Southern African-Nordic Center is a partnership of higher education institutions from all the Nordic countries and southern Africa. Its primary aim is to promote multilateral research cooperation on matters of importance to the development of both regions.

Universities of South Africa (Formerly, Higher Education South Africa, HESA)

Higher Education South Africa (HESA) is the voice of South Africa’s university leadership. We represent 23 Vice-Chancellors of public universities.

University World News (UWN) – Africa Edition

University World News is the first high-quality truly international newspaper and website, dedicated to providing such coverage. It is offering a weekly emailed newspaper plus access to a dedicated news website – free of charge. One of the issues is Africa Edition, which provides news on African higher education.


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The International Network of Higher Education in Africa is hosted at The 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. Numerous initiatives of the Network are supported by a grant from Carnegie Corporation of New York.