Launch IQ-GEAR in Ethiopia



Recently, Ambo University, Addis Ababa University (College of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine), Hawassa University, Jimma University and Ghent University have united forces into a University Network called IQ-GEAR (acronym for Interuniversity Collaboration for Quality Graduate Education and Research in Ethiopia).

The vision of IQ-QEAR is to transform both postgraduate education and research quality, and to become a driver of equitable and sustainable development in Ethiopia. The main missions are (i) to deliver higher quality and inclusive postgraduate education, (ii) to improve research practices, and interuniversity/disciplinary research, (iii) to improve ICT and library services that enhance (i) and (ii), and to (iv) improve engagement of stakeholders that enhance (i) - (iii).

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