Cape Verde

30 April 2023

Diaspora Feel Powerless to Improve HE in Their Home Country

Academics from the diaspora of Cape Verde, which number an estimated 1.5 million people compared to 587,925 inhabitants of this Atlantic archipelago, are complaining that their talents and expertise are being overlooked by local political and academic leaders. Read more

Muslim Students in Paris, Far from Their Families, Gather for Iftar

Muslim students living in Paris, far from their families, gathered earlier this week for iftar, the fast-breaking dinner, Anadolu News Agency reports. Read more


31 January 2023

Open Access Publishing Deal for Low-, Middle-Income Countries

Academics based in 70 low- and middle-income countries, including those in Africa, Asia and the Middle East, will be able to have their primary research published Gold Open Access by Nature – at no cost – thus enabling their scientific work to be permanently and freely available online for anyone to read. Read more


31 December 2022

Cape Verde Assesses Universities’ Quality for the First Time

Cape Verde universities are facing their first complete scientific and institutional assessment, undertaken by a recently created Higher Education Regulatory Agency (Agência Reguladora do Ensino Superior – ARES) to improve the quality of higher education… Read more


31 May 2021

Island State’s Universities Are Raising Its Education Profile

Cape Verdean public universities are competing to raise their country’s profile as an international higher education centre – launching new modern facilities, degree courses taught entirely in English and engaging in multiple international agreements. Read more

Science Fund Targets Agriculture Innovations in West Africa

The Partnership for skills in Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology (PASET), one of Africa’s biggest science funds, is rolling out €2.7 million (about US$3.3 million) in grants for innovations in agriculture, targeted at universities and research institutions in West Africa. Read more


31 October 2020

New Multi-Million-Dollar Island Campus a ‘Significant’ Expansion

The new campus of the University of Cape Verde (Uni-CV), which has cost almost US$60 million and should open in 2021, is expected to attract more national and international students and researchers to this island country, about 500km west of Senegal, in the Atlantic Ocean. Read more



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