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    DIGI-FACE enables future decision-makers in Africa

    DIGI-FACE is an online platform providing teaching, learning, research, and communication opportunities for the African Higher Education community.

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    2023/2024 Call For Applications For Admission And Award Of German Academic Exchange Service Scholarships For MPhil Agricultural Economics – Tamale, Ghana

    DEADLINE 20th June 2023 Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Scholarships for the MPhil Agricultural Economics Programme…

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    Keynote Lecture: Crimes Against Humanity Convention – Prof Dr Gerhard Kemp

    We are glad to announce that Prof Dr Gerhard Kemp will give a lecture “Crimes Against Humanity Convention” as part of the African-German Research Network…

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    DIGI-FACE: Connect with us on social media!

    We are thrilled to announce that DIGI-FACE is now on LinkedIn, Facebook, and Instagram. We invite all our members and supporters to join us on…

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    Kehl Student Group visits DIGI-FACE in Port Elizabeth

    A delegation of 18 bachelor students, under the guidance of Professor Gert Fieguth from the University of Applied Sciences in Kehl, Germany, embarked on a…

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    WEBINAR TOMORROW | AI tools in publications and proposal writing

    INTERESTED IN DISCOVERING THE USE OF AI TOOLS IN PUBLICATIONS AND PROPOSAL WRITING? Join us for a 2 hour webinar tomorrow, 29 February 2024 at 14h00…

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    REMINDER: DIGI-FACE consultation hour

    Join us for the very first Consultation Hour meeting for 2024, today at 16h00 CAT. This is a great opportunity for you to exchange and…

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    WEBINAR TODAY | Effortless Video Assignments and Feedback in Moodle™

    Feb 21, 2024 06:00 PM CAT REGISTER NOWJoin us for an exciting webinar where we unveil the future of hassle-free video assignment submissions and feedback within…

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    Next week: Information session on PMIC Master’s programme

    We are excited to announce that there will be an information session on the PMIC Master's programme application phase 2024! If you are interested in…

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    DIGI-FACE Publications Webinar

    INTERESTED IN DISCOVERING THE USE OF AI TOOLS IN PUBLICATIONS AND PROPOSAL WRITING? Join us for a 2 hour webinar on 29 February 2024 at…

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    Greetings from Pro-RUWA

    1. GIS course in Ouagadougou From January 20 to 24, 2024, Our UDDG partner hosted an impactful GIS for Beginners course, blending knowledge and collaboration…

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    NELGA Post-Doc Fellowships

    It is with great pleasure that we announce the release of the Call for Proposals for NELGA Post-Doc Fellowships. We encourage emerging researchers, especially women,…

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    Appel à candidature – 22 février 2024

    Éducation ouverte, ressources éducatives libres, droit d’auteur, copyright et licences ouvertes dans un monde numérique :  DIGI-FACE s’engage à mettre les points sur les i Tous…

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    DIES University Leadership and Management Programme UNILEAD – EAST AFRICA

    UNILEAD Eastern Africa 2024 focuses on three key areas: Project Management  – Digital Transformation in Higher Education – Collaboration in Higher Education. Eligible to apply…

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    Call for applications for M. A. in “Public Management in International Cooperation”

    Apply until 11 March 2024! Are you passionate about making a positive impact on a global scale? Are you eager to enhance your skills in…

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    Appel à candidature – Ouverture en février des cours en français

    Nous sommes très enthousiaste de vous annoncer l'ouverture de la phase de candidature pour les deux modules disponibles pour la première fois en français qui…

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    DIGI-FACE February 2024 modules – call for applications (Français ci-dessous)

    Français ci-dessous 🌟 Exciting News – our DIGI-FACE February 2024 module applications are out! 🌟 Dive into the future with three modules starting in February,…

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    Prospectus 2024: Discover Free Courses Ahead!

    Our 2024 prospectus is now available (see attachment below), showcasing both familiar favourites and exciting new courses. Explore courses you already love or try something…

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    DIGI-FACE monthly consultation hour is back

    We are excited to announce that our monthly Consultation Hour meetings are back for 2024. This is a unique opportunity for like-minded colleagues to come…

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    Welcome back, DIGI-FACE community!

    As we start a new year, we are ready and excited for new opportunities, growth, and shared experiences. We want to express our gratitude for…

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    Calls for applications “GIS course for beginners”

    Pro-RUWA offers a course “GIS and remote sensing application in agricultural sciences for beginners”. This course aims to enhance basic knowledge and skills in GIS…

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    Formation sur le profil

    Réuni à Accra du jeudi 28 au vendredi 29, la coordination de DIGI-FACE et les centres connexes ont pendant deux jours pour non seulement faire…

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    Navigating the Future: DIGI-FACE Pioneers in Generative AI Education

    From November 13th to 27th, a cohort of trailblazers from the DIGI-FACE project embarked on a transformative journey via the 'Generative AI in Higher Education'…

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    THE CLIMATE AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT ACTION CLUB (CSDAC) SECURES A SECOND GRANT FROM THE FOREIGN AND COMMONWEALTH DEVELOPMENT OFFICE (FCDO), THROUGH THE BRITISH EMBASSY, NIGER.

    The Climate and Sustainable Development Action Club (CSDAC) has secured another project grant from the FCDO to implement a second phase of its project in…

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    The University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM) has signed a long-term contract with the World Food Programme (WFP) to conduct a Periodical Survey for food security and nutrition programmes in eight regions in mainland Tanzania and Zanzibar

    The World Food Programme (WFP) has signed an agreement with the University of Dar es Salaam Business School. Under this agreement, UDSM’s African Centre of…

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    DIGI-FACE@Conference on Land Policy in Africa (CLPA) 2023

    Open Digital Formats & Alumni Activities for the Network of Excellence on Land Governance in Africa (NELGA) 23 November 2023 | Addis Ababa, Ethiopia From…

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    Unlock Global Opportunities : Empower your enterprise with the tools and knowledge needed to excel in the global market, maximizing growth and profitability. Join Our Exclusive Workshop on Trade and Cross-Border Logistics!

    What to Expect✨ Master Trade Map & Market Access Map: Uncover hidden market potentials, analyze global trade flows, and gain insights into market trends that…

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    Open Call for Applications for 2023 Capacity-Building Short Course on Climate-Smart Agriculture – Deadline 30 November 2023

    The capacity building short course on climate-smart agriculture (C-Smart Agric) is a rigorous, unique learning experience that transforms early and mid-career professionals working in agriculture,…

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    GGCDS Annual Workshop 2023 culminates 15 years of collaboration, celebrates success stories

    The Ghanaian-German Centre for Development Studies (GGCDS) has held the 2023 edition of the Annual Collaboration Workshop. The event gathered alumni, students, programme coordinators, and partners…

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    Pro-RUWA calls for application for workshop: “Intercultural Communication in Science”

    Pro-RUWA invites every interested person to a hybrid workshop on “Intercultural Communication in Science” on 14 December 2023. We will provide you with theoretical background…

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    Interested in Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Higher Education?

    The rapid advancements in AI, especially generative AI, have significant implications for students, academic professionals, and support staff. Conversations surrounding AI tools like ChatGPT, Google…

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    Atelier sur Moodle Novembre 2023 : Appel à candidatures

    Cet atelier s'adresse au personnel académique et administrative des Centres d'Excellence Francophones et les passionnés de l’apprentissage en ligne qui souhaitent améliorer leur maîtrise de…

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    MSc EMoS – Call for DAAD Scholarship Applications
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    As part of the „In-Country/In-Region Scholarship Programme“, DAAD offers scholarships for Master studies in Embedded and Mobile Systems (MSc EMoS) at the Nelson Mandela African…

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    Closing Ceremony: Enhancing Climate Resilience and Incomes of Rural Women and Youth through Climate Smart Agriculture and Green Energy

    The Climate and Sustainable Development Action Club (CSDAC) brought the first phase of its project: Enhancing Climate Resilience and Incomes of Rural Women and Youth…

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    CALL for Presentations and Sessions – Global Centres Conference on Health / Climate

    In September 2024 the following two Mid-Term Conferences of the DAAD Global Centres take place in Berlin. 1. Conference of the Centres for Climate and…

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    Pro-RUWA calls applications for an Agent-Based Modelling course.

    The course constitutes two parts: the first part is a self-paced on-line learning module that will take about 40 hours to finish; the second part…

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    Call for Application: Alumni Seminar at University of Johannesburg, South Africa on 4 – 8 December 2023

    Water in Africa in Balance with Human Needs and Nature Over 300 million Africans have no access to clean and safe drinking water, while 700…

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    Testimonials

    The DIGI-FACE programme provides our Centre of Excellence, CEGLA, with invaluable support for the digitalisation of university teaching.

    Le programme DIGI-FACE apporte à notre Centre d’excellence le CEGLA, un appui inestimable pour la digitalisation des enseignements universitaires.

    Zakaria Yahaya

    Coordinator - Manager CEGLA NIGER
    Coordonnateur - Gestionnaire CEGLA NIGER

    Digitisation of education is a top priority of Phase III of the CEMEREM Programme

    La numérisation de l’enseignement est une priorité absolue de la Phase III du programme CEMEREM.

    Prof. Maurice Juma Ogada

    CEMEREM

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    The DIGI-FACE programme provides our Centre of Excellence, CEGLA, with invaluable support for the digitalisation of university teaching. This is the first time that such an initiative has been undertaken in two CEGLA member universities. We benefit from DIGI-FACE through online training courses, by receiving equipment for the production of educational content as well as consultancy support if necessary.

    Le programme DIGI-FACE apporte à notre Centre d’excellence le CEGLA, un appui inestimable pour la digitalisation des enseignements universitaires. C’est la première fois qu’une démarche de cette nature est entreprise dans deux universités membre du CEGLA. A travers DIGIFACE NOUS BÉNÉFICIONS DE FORMATIONS POUR LA MISE EN LIGNE DE COURS, du matériel pour la réalisation de différents contenus pédagogiques ainsi que d’un appui-conseil en cas de besoin.

    Zakaria Yahaya

    Coordinator - Manager CEGLA NIGER
    Coordonnateur - Gestionnaire CEGLA NIGER

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    Digitisation of education is a top priority of Phase III of the CEMEREM Programme. The objective is expected to culminate in the setting up of a state-of-the art digital classroom as well as the launch of online and blended programmes at Taita Taveta University which will extend the regional reach of CEMEREM. This dream could be realised earlier than the hitherto planned schedule. This is due to equipment support received from DAAD through the DIGI-FACE Programme.

    La numérisation de l’enseignement est une priorité absolue de la Phase III du programme CEMEREM. Cet objectif devrait aboutir à la mise en place d’une salle de classe numérique de pointe ainsi qu’au lancement de programmes en ligne et mixtes à l’université de Taita Taveta, ce qui permettra d’étendre la portée régionale du CEMEREM. Ce rêve a pu être réalisé plus tôt que le calendrier prévu jusqu’à présent. Ceci est dû au soutien en équipement reçu du DAAD par le biais du programme DIGI-FACE.

    Prof. Maurice Juma Ogada

    CEMEREM

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    The Centres of African Excellence offer many opportunities

    The “African Excellence” programme was developed in 2008 to improve academic education qualitatively and quantitatively in a sustainable manner. On the one hand, the programme is designed to increase the quality of teaching and to widen the research environment of selected universities in sub-Saharan Africa, with the cooperative support of German universities. On the other hand, it was also designed to train students to develop ‘soft skills’ such as leadership, decision-making and managerial abilities, in addition to supporting their personal development. The main goal of this programme, therefore, is to educate Africa’s future decision-makers, leaders and experts – for the continent’s benefit. In order to meet these goals, the DAAD supports cooperation projects – with a budget from the German Federal Foreign Office – between German and African universities. Consequently, the partner universities in each project can flexibly use the different sponsorship instruments offered by the DAAD. For instance, they can put them toward training courses for teaching staff from African universities, courses for administrative personnel, scholarships for studying on-site, and even to facilitate mobility opportunities for students, teaching staff and project managers. These funds can also be invested in summer schools and conference participation. more

    • Study in another African country
    • Master Programmes
    • PhD Programmes
    • Scholarships
    • Support with finding a place to stay during your study
    • Summer Schools in Germany
    • Language Support in basic Germany
    • International scientific conferences

    Our Members and Alumni strive for Excellence

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    The heart of our platform is our network of members coming from the African Centres of Excellence. This is the ideal space to connect with other members and to learn more about their areas of expertise as well as their achievements.
    If you belong to an African Centre of Excellence get registered and become a part of our excellent community!

    Kadia Aminata Kone
    Kadia Aminata Kone
    Meitavelo Walaula
    Meitavelo Walaula
    Etienne Hèzouwè GNANSA
    Etienne Hèzouwè GNANSA Master Student University Félix Houphouet Boigny
    Fabio Banet
    Fabio Banet master student in political science University of Hamburg
    Bignon Nicanor KOUTON
    Msc. Bignon Nicanor KOUTON Research assistant ​Laboratory of Ecology, Botany and Plant Biology (LEB)
    Amisu Mohammed
    Mr Amisu Mohammed PhD student University for Development Studies
    Joanna Wambui
    Joanna Wambui
    Tatjana Burr-Tilden
    Tatjana Burr-Tilden Service Centre Master programmes University Kehl
    Andriamahazosoa Rabearivony
    Andriamahazosoa Rabearivony PhD Student Stellenbosch University, South Africa
    Naa Omai Sawyerr
    Dr. Naa Omai Sawyerr Lecturer Takoradi Technical University

    One of our main pillars is the creation and dissemination of digital modules. There are several types of modules: Generic and specific skills mini-modules as well as discipline-specific modules of the African Centres of Excellence.
    Check out below our most valuable generic modules created for academics, postgraduate students and administrative personnel!

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