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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 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.

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 Ribale Sleiman Haidar at r.sleiman-haidar@lse.ac.uk|