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Created by potrace 1.10, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2011

About Burundi

Burundi is an important partner country of VLIR-UOS even if most cooperation between 2003 and 2021 was centred on the University of Burundi. VLIR-UOS spent more than € 6 millions in cooperation with Burundi, mainly in the framework of the Institutional University Cooperation programme (IUC) with the University of Burundi, initiated in 2010.

Ongoing projects

Institutional University Cooperation

Country strategy

The country strategy for Burundi identifies the following main themes for all future interventions in cooperation with Burundi:

  • Basic sciences
  • Healthcare in rural communities
  • Law
  • Food security and rural development
  • New information and communication technologies (NTIC) and library
  • Education

The country strategy identifies the following main transversal and cross-cutting themes:

  • NTIC
  • Good governance
  • Quality of research and education
  • Doctoral schools (IUC programme of ARES) 
  • Academic English (IUC programme of ARES)
  • Gender, diversity and non-discrimination

Overview current partners