University of Mandalay

Mandalay University is one of the two earliest universities to be founded in Myanmar, the earliest being Yangon University. The predecessor to the present Arts and Science University was initiated as Mandalay College in 1925, to be upgraded to Mandalay University College in 1947 and eventually named Mandalay University in 1958. Mandalay University has undertaken … Continue reading University of Mandalay

Centre for African Studies Basel (ZASB)

The Centre for African Studies Basel (ZASB) was founded in 2001 as a platform for the exchange between disciplines, faculties and institutions at the University of Basel. The ZASB coordinates and promotes Africa-related teaching and research at the University and its partner institutions. It offers a Master's and a PhD in African Studies as consecutive … Continue reading Centre for African Studies Basel (ZASB)

Center for Southeast Asian Studies (CSEAS), Northern Illinois University

Established in 1963, CSEAS engages with Southeast Asian countries, academic institutions and communities in the US through its academic and public programs.  Under the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, CSEAS offers: Fellowship and scholarship opportunities Language training in Burmese, Indonesian, Khmer, Tagalog and Thai Research in a variety of disciplines Cultural and networking activities … Continue reading Center for Southeast Asian Studies (CSEAS), Northern Illinois University

Institut des Sciences des Sociétés / Institute for Social Studies (INSS-CNRST)

The Institute is located in the Nongrmassem section of the 4th District of Ouagadougou, the northeastern part of the capital city of Burkina Faso. The INSS is a public institution dedicated to research in the humanities and social sciences. Its history can be traced back to the Institut Français d’Afrique Noire (IFAN) founded in Dakar … Continue reading Institut des Sciences des Sociétés / Institute for Social Studies (INSS-CNRST)

Institute of African Studies, University of Ghana

The Institute of African Studies was established in 1961 as a semi-autonomous Institute within the University of Ghana (founded in 1948), and formally opened in October 1963 by the first President of Ghana, Kwame Nkrumah. The mandate of the Institute is to conduct research and teaching on the peoples and cultural heritage of Africa and … Continue reading Institute of African Studies, University of Ghana

Yangon University of Distance Education (YUDE)

Higher education institutions in Myanmar are reinforcing their role as centres for creating and disseminating knowledge in their local communities. This is a positive development after the five decades of rule by the military government, which saw these universities serving only elite students and ignoring ethnic diversity. Outdated curricula is one of the more considerable … Continue reading Yangon University of Distance Education (YUDE)

Gauhati University

My University is located in the eastern fringe of India known internally as the Northeast. Heterogeneous in topography, climatic conditions, habitation and ethnic composition, the region was bound into a compact geographical landmass in 1947 as a result of partition of India at the time of independence. Surrounded by Bhutan, China, Myanmar and Bangladesh, it … Continue reading Gauhati University

Cotton University

Since the 1980s there has been pressure on universities of the world to align themselves to the needs and challenges of a global knowledge economy. While universities have to perform to remain at the top even as they pursue excellence and innovation, there is increasing expectation from them to also serve the fundamental mission of … Continue reading Cotton University