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THE AMAS PROJECT

Intra – Africa Academic Mobility Scheme

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AMAS is a project destined to enhance exchange of knowledge to

improve quality of learning, research and public service in Africa.

The overall objective of the Intra-Africa Academic Mobility programme is to promote

sustainable development and ultimately contribute to poverty reduction by increasing the

availability of trained and qualified high-level professional manpower in Africa.

The Mission

Academic mobility for students and staff in our project is destined to enhance exchange of knowledge and experiences, which can go a long way in improving quality and outcomes of teaching, learning, research and public service for Africa.

Relevance

Given the present advances in communication, globalization and the speed of knowledge creation, mobility of the academia through AMAS, will be instrumental in creating the stage for contextual and evidence-based development for Africa with effective knowledge exchange between five universities in four distinct regions of the continent.

Quality

The participating African universities have a lot they can share through intra-Africa Academic Mobility to enhance quality outcomes in teaching, learning, research and services for the benefit of other universities on the exchange programme.

Partner Universities

The Partner Universities (PUs) in the AMAS project are: Moi University (MU), Kenya; Université Mohammed V de Rabat (UM5R), Morocco; Addis Ababa University (AAU), Ethiopia; Université d’Abomey-Calavi (UAC), Benin, and, Universidade Eduardo Mondlane (UEM), Mozambique. Universität Bayreuth (UBT), Germany, is the technical partner to the project (TP), while Moi University (MU) is the Leading Applicant.

Partnership Composition

The composition of the AMAS project partners is excellently balanced not only because of its diversified expertise in terms of management, organisation and content of the studies’ programmes, but also with respect to the regions of the African continent. All African regions are represented in this consortium;