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Higher Education Institutions

In an effort to increase collaboration and understanding amongst leaders in doctoral education on the continent, this section offers profiles of the IAU Member HEIs in Africa and their doctoral schools and/or programmes. It also includes contact information.

Please help us keep this information up-to-date by informing us regularly about changes at your institution.

IAU also maintains the World Higher Education Database (WHED) which provides information on HEIs around the globe, as well as information on the higher education systems and degrees in each country. IAU members are part of a unique global university network contecting all continents.

The portal can be used as a networking tool, conecting universities around the globe. In particulary it could be used to network doctoral education practices, initiatives and alike. To connect to IAU member institutions please use the advanced search function or contact us

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University of NairobiKenya iau member


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Doctoral programmes

College of Architecture and Engineering
  • Geographical Information Systems
  • Civil Engineering
  • Environmental and Biosystems Engineering
  • Nuclear Science
  • Urban and Regional Planning

College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences
College of Biological and Physical Sciences

  • Biotechnology
  • Bioinformatics
  • Climate Change and Adaption
  • Chemnistry
  • Physics
  • Geology
  • Meteorolgy
  • Biological Sciences
  • Computer Science
  • Mathematics

College of Health Sciences

  • Dental Surgery
  • Periodontology
  • Medicine
  • Biochemistry
  • Human Anatomy
  • Medical Microbiology
  • Medical Physiology
  • Clinical Psychology
  • General Surgery
  • Pharmacy
  • Pharmaceutics

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

  • African Women Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Archaeology
  • History
  • Armed Conflicts and Peace Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Literature
  • Political Science and Public Administration
  • Psychology
  • Counselling Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Business Administration
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Environmental Policy
  • Environmental Law
  • International Studies
  • Philosophy of Economics
  • Economics by Research
  • Development Studies
  • Communication and Information Studies
  • Project Planning and Management
  • Population Studies

College of Education and External Studies

  • Distance Education
  • Project Planning and Management
  • Education


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