Imperial College London international relations

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Imperial College London international relations

International Relations Office

Global

We support collaboration with overseas governments, universities, embassies, and scholarship agencies.

PARTNERSHIPS

We facilitate the development of sustainable, international partnerships with peer institutions across the globe to support the academic community in collaborating with and educating the global best.

POLICY

We are expanding Imperial’s engagement with overseas and UK governments and their agencies, in order to inform policy makers, identify international opportunities for the College and enhance its global profile and reputation.

PEOPLE

We provide opportunities for Imperial’s students to gain international experience, as well as support for initiatives to attract the best international students to study at the College.

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Imperial College London international relations

The College works with partners in Africa across a broad range of contexts. The College’s top collaborating countries in terms of joint publications are South Africa, Kenya and Uganda.

The College works with partners in Africa across a broad range of contexts. The College’s top collaborating countries in terms of joint publications are South Africa, Kenya and Uganda.

The largest African student cohorts at the College are from Nigeria, Botswana, Kenya, Mauritius and South Africa and at any one time there are over 250 Africans studying on College programmes.

The College partners with a number of universities and institutes in programmes designed to strengthen indigenous capacity in research. In May 2016 the College launched The Centre of African Research and Engagement (ICCARE) to bring together much of the work taking place across the College.

A few examples of current partnerships are listed below:

Schistosomiasis Control Initiative (SCI) is a charitable institution based at the College that works in sub-Saharan Africa to eliminate the life-threatening effects of Schistosomiasis (bilharzia) and intestinal worms (hookworm, whipworm and roundworm).Since 2010 it has worked in countries such as Burundi, Ethiopia, Malawi, Mozambique, Niger, Rwanda, Senegal, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia.