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LSE Academic Collaboration with Arab Universities Programme

supported by the Emirates Foundation

Through once of the agreements with the Emirates Foundation, the MEC has established a funding programme to support academic collaboration and knowledge transfer between LSE and Arab universities. The projects involve collaborative research or academic capacity building. The programme will support a minimum of four collaborative projects per year over ten years. At least two awards per year will be made to projects involving collaborations with UAE universities.

Aims of the funding programme
  • To promote high calibre research by scholars at LSE and Arab universities
  • To support academic excellence at Arab universities
  • To strengthen academic collaboration and knowledge transfer between LSE and Arab universities

Projects commencing 2011/2012

Projects commencing 2013/2014

For more information about the programme, please contact Ribale Sleiman Haidar at r.sleiman-haidar@lse.ac.uk|