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Middle East Centre
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London School of Economics and Political Science
Houghton Street
London WC2A 2AE 

General Enquiries and Events
Sandra Sfeir
+44 (0)20 7955 6198

Projects and Scholarships Enquiries 
Chelsea Milsom
+44 (0)20 7955 7038

Media and Communications Enquiries
Ribale Sleiman Haidar

+44(0)20 7955 6250


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 supports a minimum of four collaborative projects per year over ten years. At least two awards per year are made to projects involving collaborations with UAE universities.

The Call for Proposals for the round 2017-18 is now live, for more information and to apply please click here

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 by year

For more information about the programme, please contact Chelsea Milsom at c.milsom@lse.ac.uk