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UEF is stepping up collaboration in Ghana and Nigeria

The West-African countries Ghana and Nigeria have become increasingly important collaboration countries for the University of Eastern Finland. Annually UEF receives, on average, over 300 applications into its international Master’s degree programmes from these countries. Over the years, 305 students from Ghana and 329 students from Nigeria have studied at UEF. Indeed, students from Ghana and Nigeria form the largest African student population at UEF, with 58 students from Ghana and 71 students from Nigeria currently enrolled...

Collaboration with Ghana, on the other hand, is much more active and covers a wide range of subjects from forest and environmental sciences to photonics, pharmacy and nursing sciences. UEF and Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology have collaborated for years in pharmacy training, whereas UEF and the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research of Ghana’s College of Science and Technology offer a virtual course together: Ecosystem Restoration in the Tropics and Climate Change, funded by the Finnish University Partnership for International Development, UniPID...

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