The IUCEA is a regional inter-governmental organization established in 1980 by the three East African Partner States (Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda) with the aim of facilitating contact between the universities of East Africa, providing a forum for discussion on a wide range of academic and other matters relating to higher education, and helping maintain high and comparable academic standards. The IUCEA exists to facilitate, coordinate and promote sustainable and competitive development of universities in the region by responding to the challenges facing higher education, and helping universities to contribute to meeting national and regional development needs through its various activities. ... [according to site editor's information]
The Association of African Universities (AAU) (founded in 1967) is an organization and forum for consultation, exchange of information and co-operation among institutions of higher education in Africa. It represents the voice of higher education in Africa on regional and international bodies and supports networking by institutions of higher education in teaching, research, information exchange and dissemination. At present, there are 212 members from 45 African countries. You can find a list of all member universities with contact addresses and homepages.
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ADEA is first and foremost a forum for policy dialogue on education policies. One of its major objectives is to encourage exchanges and reinforce links between ministries of education and development agencies.
ADEA is governed by a Steering Committee composed of ten African ministers of education and representatives of most multilateral, bilateral and private development organizations that work in the education sector in Africa. ... [according to site editor's information]