Intra-Africa Academic Mobility Scheme

Academic Mobility for African Sustainable Development/AMAS

Eligibility & Application- Staff

Eligibility Criteria for AMAS Staff Mobility- Cohort 1 & 2 combined (STAFF)

The Call Targets 10 academic Staff, ideally 2 from and to each Partner University.


  1. Academic or administrative staff, hereafter referred to as “staff”, must comply with the below criteria:
    1. Work in or be associated with one of the Partner Universities; OR
    2. Be a national and resident in any of the eligible countries covered by the Programme;


  1. Eligible to apply for Staff exchange for a duration of THREE (3) months;


  1. Ability to offer academic, research and/ or administrative service within the confines of the theme: Social Sciences and Governance, relevant to meet the learning outcomes of any of the listed 38 courses of academic mobility (Doc T1-Table of Mobility Courses);


  1. Ability to steer the AMAS Project Staff Mobility objectives and expectations;


  1. Competence in language of course delivery at recipient Partner University.


Both female and male Staff are guaranteed equal eligibility statuses.


Specific Application Details and Requirements



  1. Application letter justifying contribution to the objectives and expectations of Staff Mobility;
  2. Updated curriculum vitae;
  3. At least two (2) years of teaching experience and/or contribution to academic project work.
  4. Indication of relevance to any course offered by the Recipient University at the time of mobility, that the visiting Staff can co-teach;
  5. At least one publication relevant to the theme of Social Sciences and Governance;
  6. One recommendation from either the Chair of Department, Dean or head of Academic Division;
  7. Evidence of quality work, by any means including staff and students evaluation;
  8. Willingness to give at least one academic talk while at the Partner University;
  9. Willingness to support academic activities including decision making, academic talk, and AMAS Project work, while at host university;
  10. A written and signed commitment of the academic staff to stay in the Partner University and meet the Project expectations.


Applications are called on Monday 11th June 2018 and will be closed on Wednesday 25th July 2018 at midnight (application window is open for 45 days).


Candidates who will be successful, those on pending lists and unsuccessful applicants will be notified by end of August 2018 in readiness for visits between September – December 2018.




The complete hard copy application dossier should be submitted ONLY to the AMAS Focal Person (Coordinator) of the Home University;

(Moi University, Department of History, P.O. Box 3900-30100, Eldoret Kenya).

(AMAS Project Focal Person, Addis Ababa University, Sida Projects coordination Office, P. O. Box 1176, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia).

(Directeurs des Etablissements Privés d’Enseignement Supérieur, Directeur scientifique du Laboratoire d’Analyse et de Recherche Religions, Espaces et Développement (LARRED), Boite postale: BP 1634 Abomey Calavi, Benin).

  • University Mohamed V Rabat, Morocco to Yamina El Kirat, (Vice –Dean for Research and Cooperation & Coordinator of Research Laboratory “Culture, Language, Education, Migration & Society”, Avenue des Nations Unies, Agdal, Rabat Maroc B.P:8007.N.U).
  • University Eduardo Mondlane, Mozambique to Gregório Firmino, (Department of Linguistics and Literature, P.O. Box Praça 25 de Junho, 257 C. P. 257 Maputo, Moçambique).



All details of the call are available on the AMAS website at


 Intra-Africa Academic Mobility Scheme


Academic Mobility for African Sustainable Development/AMAS

The overall objective of the Intra-Africa Academic Mobility programme is to promote sustainable development and ultimately contribute to poverty reduction by increasing the availability of trained and qualified high-level professional manpower in Africa.