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Year Four Application: Credit and Degree seeking Mobilities

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The Call for applications is extended from 14th May 2021 to 9th July 2021 (Midnight East African time)

The EU, under the Intra-Africa Academic Mobility Scheme, provided funding to strengthen training and research in African universities from 1st November 2017 until 31st October 2022. In this mobility programme five African partner institutions and one EU Technical partner embarked on training of professionals to achieve sustainable fisheries management and aquaculture resources for increased fish production and enhanced food and nutritional security, and hence, improved livelihood and household revenue seeking. The programme is now supporting training of masters and Doctorates following two tracks: a) degree-seeking and b) credit seeking in Fisheries Management, Aquaculture, Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, Ichthyology, Zoology and Biology.

COTRA has opened the call for application from suitable PhD and MSc degree/credit seeking candidates to apply for the available positions indicated in Tables 1 and 2 before 14th May 2021 (Midnight East African time).

All interested candidates should download the application form, fill it and submit either through email or postal services. The applications for scholarship should be submitted to the COUNTRY coordinator (found here: with a copy to Scholarship application form is available on the programme website (

Any applicant who has previously benefitted from an EU funded mobility program (Intra-ACP and Intra-Africa Academic Mobility Scheme) and those who obtained their previous entry degrees from Europe does not qualify. Females and candidates with disabilities are particularly encouraged to apply.

Download this Call, Application procedures forms below:

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Information on the host institutions, admission criteria and application forms are available below: