Excellence in Africa Initiative

the Mohammed VI Polytechnic University (UM6P) in Morocco and EPFL, via EXAF centre, have designed a programme based on the following three axes:

Junior Faculty Development

Talented young African professors are collaborating with an EPFL laboratory to jointly develop a research project.

100 PhD for Africa

100 PhD’students benefit from thesis funding and close collaboration between the African University in which they are registered and an EPFL laboratory.

Digital Education

Digital education is an important means of transmitting knowledge. With this third axis, the objective is to provide STEM students enrolled in master and doctoral programmes throughout Africa with access to quality educational materials and tools.