UCL in Africa and the Middle East
More than 450 students from African countries and 650 from Middle Eastern countries are currently studying with us.
We have many active partnerships and collaborations with institutions and organisations across these areas.
Unsure which region your country of interest is in? Search our countries and UCL regions dictionary (pdf, 238KB).
Nine outstanding projects were awarded funding in the 2020/21 round of joint seed funding from UCL and Wits University
This report on the UCL African Partners Summit comprises of two parts: (1) Summit Areas of Convergence & Recommendations and (2) Summary of Discussions.
The summit saw speakers from UCL’s partner institutions across the African continent discuss emerging lessons from COVID-19.
During the pandemic, Professor Lisa Milroy has been delivering art workshops over mobile phones to students in Kakuma Refugee Camp, Kenya.
The first joint UCL-Africa Health Research Institute (AHRI) Symposium, ‘Towards HIV and TB elimination in South Africa,’ took place on Monday 12 February at UCL’s Bloomsbury campus.
UCL Qatar has joined forces with various partner organisations in a series of public events exploring the city of Doha’s architectural history.
Four students will be joining the Sustainable Water Management in Africa Summer School at the University of Cape Town (UCT) as part of UCL’s brand new short-term mobility programme.
This June, UCL Global Engagement Office’s Africa and Middle East Regional Network will host the third annual Knowledge Africa symposium.
Established in 2013, UCL’s Africa and Middle East network is open to academic and professional services staff and postgraduate students from departments across UCL interested in the region.
Led by Professor Ijeoma Uchegbu, Pro-Vice-Provost (Africa and the Middle East), the network meets regularly throughout the year to discuss current and future activity.
- Minutes from previous meetings and Terms of Reference
- Regional funding opportunities
- Latest network news for Africa and the Middle East
- More international contacts at UCL
Interested in UCL activity in Turkey or Israel? Head over to our Europe regional network page.
After ten successful years of operation and graduating 330 students, UCL Qatar closed its doors at the end of 2020. Take a look back at its key achievements from 2010-2020 and learn more about UCL Qatar's legacy.