BRAINS is the acronym for MoBility for Research and African Integration through Health Sciences.
The overall objective is to enhance human capital development in Africa, while strengthening intra-African collaboration for as called for by Agenda 2063. The program aims to increase the employability of students, improve the quality of higher education in Africa and its relevance to our development agenda, and to strengthen, modernize and internationalize African higher education institutions.
Our African partners come from the five World Health Organization regions of Africa. They include;
|Hassan II University of Casablanca
|University of Tunis El Manar
|University of Ghana
|Université des Sciences de la Santé de Libreville
To enhance human capital development in Africa, whilst strengthening intra-African collaboration through mobility
To contribute to the transformation of Africa to a sustainable innovation-led and knowledge-based economy by promoting professional competency, intra-African mobility, collaboration and employability in the health science space.
The Intra-Africa Academic Mobility Scheme supports higher education cooperation between countries in Africa and aims to promote sustainable development by increasing the availability of trained and qualified high-level professional manpower in Africa. The primary objective is to improve the skills and competences of students and staff through enhanced mobility between African countries
The project will be able to train Masters and PhD students between the six African countries. We will also support short term staff mobilities for up to six months each within the consortium.