AFRICAN ACADEMIC DIASPORA SUPPORT TO AFRICAN UNIVERSITIES PROGRAM (THE DIASPORA PROGRAM)

The initiative, called African Academic Diaspora Support to African Universities, seeks to mobilize African academics in the diaspora to contribute to the strengthening of African universities, the nurturing of new generations of scholars in Africa...

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THE CODESRIA HIGHER EDUCATION LEADERSHIP PROGRAM (HELP INITIATIVE)
Launched in 2011, with funding support from the Carnegie Corporation of New York (CCNY), the HELP program sought to support research networks, policy forums and publications to document and provide an understanding of transformations underway with regard...

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HIGHER EDUCATION POLICY INITIATIVE(HEPI)
With funding support from the Carnegie Corporation of New York (CCNY), the Council for the Development for Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA) is undertaking a new higher education policy initiative (HEPI). The program will run from 2017-2017 and will ...

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Our Publications

Journal of Higher Education in Africa, Volume 17, n°1 & 2, 2019

The Journal of Higher Education in Africa (ISSN 0851-7762) publishes analysis, information, and critique on contemporary issues of higher education in the continent with special emphasis on research and policy matters.The JHEA accepts contributions in English and French from researchers, practitioners and policymakers.
La Revue de l’enseignement supérieur en Afrique...

Conducting Research and Mentoring Students in Africa: CODESRIA College of Mentors Handbook

(Working papers) Conducting Research and Mentoring Students in Africa: CODESRIA College of Mentors Handbook by A. K. Bangura, J. A. Obando, I. I. Munene, C. Shisanya, CODESRIA, Dakar, 2019, ISBN: 978-2-86978-833-6
This handbook presents a selection of qualitative, quantitative, emergent and comparative research methods, many of which are African-centered. Furthermore; it discusses epistemological paradigms in the social research, mentoring techniques, publishing strategies, Internet research techniques, and research integrity and ethics. The book is...

African Academics in Germany Revitalising African Universities

(Working papers) African Academics in Germany Revitalising African Universities by George Mutalemwa, CODESRIA, Dakar, 2019, ISBN: 978-2-86978-855-8
African Academics in Germany: Revitalising African Universities is a thought-provoking work. It challenges African scholars to re-examine their contribution to their motherland. It invites German universities and scholarship providers to assess the relevance of the education offered towards the transformation of African higher learning institutions. The book provides a method of engaging African academics and...

De la dépendance vis-à-vis de l’Occident à l’expression du besoin de diaspora intellectuelle africaine: L’Université africaine et les défis de son développement

(Working papers) De la dépendance vis-à-vis de l’Occident à l’expression du besoin de diaspora intellectuelle africaine: L’Université africaine et les défis de son développement parA. Gueye, M. Okyerefo, P. Diédhiou, A. Bogale, CODESRIA, Dakar, 2019, ISBN: 978-2-86978-832-9
L’Université africaine est historiquement le produit d’une relation de dépendance vis-à-vis de l’Occident. Secret de polichinelle ! Dans sa sphère francophone comme dans sa zone anglophone, les traces d’une telle relation restent encore visibles à...