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The University of Cape Town on behalf of the Consortium Universities is pleased to inform you that the new Arise project funded by European Commission’s Erasmus Mundus Programme has been launched and that the call for applications is open from 22nd  April, 2013 to to 24th June 2013.  University of Nairobi is a member of this Consortium and UoN students are encouraged to apply for scholarship mobility.   

We would like to take this opportunity to remind you that within the ARISE, Project there are several African Institutions who will offer a wide range of academic opportunities that will be of interest to potential PhD, Master and  students seeking mobility. Administrative staff members can also get scholarship for one month.

The universities include: University of Cape Town (UCT), University of Addis Ababa (UAA), University of Ghana (UG), University of Nairobi (UoN), National University of Rwanda (NUR), International Education Assication of South Africa,  (IEASA) Associate partners, Makerere University (MU), University of Leuven, (UL) – Technical partner.

In the project’s website, you will find a information which contains important information regarding the application process, available scholarships and mandatory documents. Potential candidates interested in this new scholarship mobility are advised to carefully read all the available information, namely the applicant’s guide and prepare the necessary documents and information as soon as possible so as to submit a successful application. Applicants are therefore invited to consult the participation conditions in the project’s website. Please note that UoN potential postgraduate students and administrative staff qualify only for target I mobility within the consortium except University of Nairobi.  I encourage potential candidate to apply for various opportunities in the various universities.  European Commission pays full tuition, stipend (600-900 Euro)  insurance, return airfare etc for successful candidates.


Please do not hesitate to contact the coordinating institution (UCT) or  the UoN CIPL for more details:

Director, Center for Intl Programmes and Links

University of Nairobi

Gadhi Wing Room 213