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College of Business & Economics, AAU won European Commission 2017 IAAMS of 1,397,750 Euro fund

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Addis Ababa University (the Lead Institution) in partnership with Makarere University (Uganda), University of Ghana (Ghana), University of Wolverhampton (United Kingdom), Kyambogo University (Uganda) and Milpark Education (South Africa) have won European Commission 2017 Intra-Africa Academic Mobility Scheme 1,397,750 Euro fund, to implement Harmonization of Entrepreneurship Education for Sustainable Development of Africa (HEED-Africa) project.

 HEED-Africa project aims at developing and implementing a harmonised entrepreneurship education ecosystem in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) through enhanced academic mobility across five regional higher education institutions, for increased availability of trained and highly qualified teaching professionals and improving the ability of students to develop entrepreneurial skills for self-employment, thereby promoting sustainable development and ultimately contributing to poverty reduction in Africa.

The project will offer 117 scholarship opportunities for students, academic and administrative staff a 5 years implementation, including 73 Master Students, 24 PhD candidates and 20 academic and administrative staff members. The project will cover postgraduate academic programs (Masters and Doctoral) and staff trainings, teachings, supervisions and joint researches.

Finally, on behalf of the College I would like to congratulate the team for the project proposal preparation, hard work and excellent coordination of the partnership.  

Attached herewith please find Intra-Africa Academic Mobility Scheme detailed list of selected partnerships – 2017 for the call for proposals EACEA/05/2017 below.