centres of excellence

AEN members are alumni of the African Centres of Excellence programme, established by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). The main aim of these centres is to foster collaborations between universities based in Africa and Germany that contribute to improvements in educational quality and strengthen research capacities in the centres and host universities. One way the centres do this is by offering inter-disciplinary masters and doctoral programmes, majority of which have partial or full scholarships. While the centres are hosted in a select number of countries in sub-Saharan Africa, alumni are from a diverse range of countries in central, eastern Africa, southern and western Africa. 

The current centres of excellence are: