The Africa Network for Internationalization of Education (ANIE) is a pan-African network and think-tank committed to the advancement of high quality research, capacity building, information sharing and exchange, transnational networking and cooperation, and policy advocacy on internationalization of education. Established in 2008, ANIE has its Secretariat based at Moi University, Eldoret, Kenya. ANIE will host the conference jointly with the Association of African Universities (AAU). More information on the conference can be obtained from or by visiting

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ANIE Logo7th ANIE Annual Conference
5th to 7th October 2016, Accra Ghana

The Africa Network for Internationalization of Education (ANIE) a pan-African network and think-tank is holding its 7th Annual Conference in collaboration with the Association of African Universities. The Conference Theme is “Partnerships for knowledge generation and sustainable development”.

Background and rationale

The higher education sector in Africa holds promise for the success and viability of several continental strategies and development frameworks. Partnerships are an inherent feature of universities; they are critical drivers for enhancing the realization of institutional goals and impact on society. Partnerships support research capacity building and knowledge production, innovation, postgraduate education, infrastructure development, teaching and learning, graduate employment, and industry competitiveness and growth. Overall, they are an important strategy through which universities are able to propel the social, scientific and economic advancement of society. African universities have historically developed and sustained partnerships with their counterparts…

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