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The ESP and the EPFL welcomed the Federal Councillor Cassis in Dakar

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Federal Councillor Cassis’ official trip to West Africa culminated with a visit to the MOOC studios of the Ecole Superieure Polytechnique (ESP) in Dakar on the 12th of February 2021. Olivier Kuttel and Jérôme Chenal, representing the EPFL, were present to welcome the Swiss Delegation as these studios are the fruit of a partnership between the two Schools. It illustrates EPFL’s policy of promoting digital education and technology in Africa.

Initiative Excellence in Africa

Excellence in Africa’s Project

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Excellence in Africa ​​is a new initiative jointly launched by EPFL and UM6P (Mohammed VI Polytechnic University – Morocco) which aims to have a significant impact on excellent scientific research throughout the African continent.

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Many projects are underway in the fields of research and education at the EPFL, but all come together under the banner of excellence and the digital transformation of the African continent.


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