Excellence in Africa

is an EPFL research centre whose core is digitalisation and excellence in research, training and innovation throughout Africa.


Newsletter EXAF


Partners across a continent

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Projects by country

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The EXAF Centre collaborates with a multitude of players in many countries. All the projects are listed on this page.

The projects

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Excellence in Africa

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the Mohammed VI Polytechnic University in Morocco and EPFL , via EXAF centre, have designed a programme based on the three axes : Junior Faculty Development, 100 PhDs for Africa and Centres of Competences in Digital Education

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African Cities Lab

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En partenariat avec le Secrétariat d’Etat à l’économie suisse, Le projet African Cities Lab vise à créer une plateforme d’éducation numérique et des MOOCS sur le développement urbain en Afrique.

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“E-learning in low connectivity areas”

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The E-learning in Fragile Contexts project aims to facilitate the deployment of digital training in regions where infrastructure may be limited.





Centre Excellence in Africa – EXAF

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