The Norwegian Partnership Programme for Global Academic Cooperation (NORPART) supports academic partnerships and student mobility between higher education institutions in Norway and selected developing countries.

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Paul Mutuku Musili collecting plants for his master thesis in an earlier north-south collaboration. Musili has completed a PhD and is now linked to the NORPART project at the Museum of Natural History. Photo: Brita Stedje

NORPART projects

Year Project title UiO coordinator Main partner(s)
2022 Building knowledge for sustainable biodiversity conservation, from virtual learning to hands-on experience (BIOCOVE) Charlotte Sletten Bjorå, Natural History Museum

Addis Ababa Uni., Kenyatta Univ., National Museums of Kenya, Univ. of Zululand, Univ. of Dar es Salaam, Makerere Univ., Univ of Zimbabwe, Nat. Herbarium & Botanical garden (SRGH)

2022 Developing EDucation with Input from CoordinATED research students (DEDICATED) Jens Kaasbøll, Department of Informatics Universidade Eduardo Mondlane, University of Dar es Salaam, the University of Malawi
2022 Quantum Technology Education Consortium between Norway, South America and Cuba (QTECNOS) Andrej Kuznetsov, Department of Physics Universidad del Valle, The Association of Colombian State Universities of the Caribbean SUE Caribe (CO), Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, University of Havana (Sociedad Cubana de Física (CU))
2022 Enhancing Ethics and Integrity Capacity in Medical Research and Clinical Practice (ETHIMED) Rosemarie de la Cruz BernabeCentre for Medical Ethics College of Medicine and Health Sciences at the University of Rwanda (UR), Uni. of Dar es Salaam
2019 Collaboration in Higher Education in Mental Health between Nepal and Norway Suraj Thapa, Institute of Clinical Medicine Tribhuvan University
2019 Strengthening Education and Research in Conservation biology: a collaboration between Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia and the University of Oslo, Norway Nils Christian Stenseth, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences

Addis Ababa University, Bahir Dar University, University of Bergen

2019 ANTENNA: Norwegian – African network for training a new generation of entomologists in DNA-based molecular methods Vladimir Gusarov, Museum of Natural History

Addis Ababa University, National Museums of Kenya,  Makerere University, University of Dar es Salaam, University of Ghana, University of Buea, University of Bergen


Collaborative learning in biodiversity, excellence in education through two-way North-South mobility

Brita Stedje, Museum of Natural History

Addis Ababa University, Makerere University, University of Zimbabwe, Kenyatta University, Ethiopian Biodiversity Institute


EXCEL SMART - Exceeding Learning through Strategic Mobility and Academic Partnership

Jeanette Magnus, Faculty of Medicine Jimma University
2017 ExTending Health Informatics Capacity (ETHIC) Petter Nielsen, Department of Informatics

Eduardo Mondlane University, University of Malawi


Published Aug. 21, 2017 4:25 PM - Last modified Oct. 29, 2021 3:21 PM