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2023-02-22 Event

Community Talk: 22 February 2023 at 11 am (CET)

Filling the language gap using communication resources for HIV/AIDS and Tuberculosis healthcare in South Africa (Rhodes University)   Speaker: Nathalia Lourenço (von Witt) Nathalia Lourenço completed her PhD within the VLIR-UOS TEAMS framework, with cooperation between the KU Leuven (Belgium) ...
2023-01-18 Event

Call for Policy Supporting Programme (PSP) is now open!

Ready...set...go!  We are excited that our call for the Project Supporting Programme (PSP) has just been launched! The Policy Supporting Programme is a joint project between VLIR-UOS, ARES and DGD. The programme delivers research output on specific themes of interest to the Belgian developm...

We are looking for experts! Our call for Selection Commission Members is open!

We are looking for experts! Want to take your academic engagement to the next level? Apply to become one of our selection commission members! VLIR-UOS is launching a call for experts to be part of different selection commissions. Selection commissions are responsible for selecting the ...

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2022-12-12 Call for International Training Programme (ITP) Projects 2023 is now open! 2022-12-11 Call for Short Initiative (SI) 2023 is now open! 2022-11-08 Call for ICP Connect scholarships 2023 is now open! 2022-03-30 Information session International Training Project (ITP) Call 2023 - 30 March 2022 at 1 pm (CET) 2022-03-07 Event Women’s Day 2022: Gender equality today for a sustainable tomorrow 2022-03-02 Pre-announcement of the Call for International Training Programme projects (ITP) 2023 2022-03-01 Online submission for your Short Initiative (SI) 2022 is now open. 2022-01-27 Need inspiration for a VLIR-UOS project? Here are some ideas for your project proposal. 2022-01-11 Have an enlightened 2022! 2021-11-30 Event Call for Short Initiatives (SI) and TEAM projects is now open. Check out the recordings of the Information Session! 2021-11-08 Call for ICP scholarships is open! 2021-10-29 Connect session with JOOUST 2021-10-14 Connect session with MUST 2021-10-07 Connect session with QNU 2021-10-01 Connect session with ARU 2021-09-15 Connect session with UNILU 2021-08-31 Our Annual Report 2020 is now available! 2021-03-01 20 years of impact: Sharing minds, changing lives 2021-02-25 Creating the conditions for uptake 2020-12-07 Event #Share4change: Looking back on a great event! 2020-11-04 Call for master scholarships 2021 now open! 2020-10-20 New gender policy 2020-2024 2020-08-20 Our Annual Report 2019 is out! 2020-06-18 Policy-supporting research in the fight against climate change 2020-05-08 Ambition of VLIR-UOS to be ‘SDG proof’ in the nearby future 2020-04-18 World Heritage Day: The significance of cultural heritage to a country’s development. 2020-03-23 World Water Day: Water research in Tanzania and Bolivia 2020-02-12 Meanwhile in Uganda: PhD presentations, Dairy Development Center visit and reducing food losses. 2020-02-10 Meanwhile in Tanzania: entrepreneurial spirits, productive meetings and constructed wetlands 2020-01-23 Event New Year's event 2020, theme: gender equality 2019-12-04 Evaluation on Creating the Conditions for Impact now published 2019-11-18 New call for scholarships candidates now open! 2019-10-31 Annual report 2018 2019-10-15 Congo Event 2019 2019-10-07 (Opinion article in Dutch) Het beeld van het rijke Westen dat het passieve Zuiden probeert te "redden", is voorbijgestreefd 2019-07-02 Finally… a new IUC call! 2019-05-23 Event Throwback to 15 May: honorary degrees 2019-05-15 OPINION: Problems in the South are our problems (Dutch article) 2019-05-10 Taking stock of our IUC project in Meknès, Morocco 2019-04-19 Sharing minds in the IUC Review consultation workshop 2019-04-15 Event Honorary degrees for five leading personalities from the South 2019-03-12 3rd annual meeting between VLIR-UOS and Arba Minch University 2019-03-09 Premium article: Beating the odds in Mozambique 2019-03-05 Meanwhile in Santa Cruz, Bolivia… 2019-02-27 Vietnam delegation visits Belgium 2019-02-21 VLIR-UOS launches two new calls: are you ready to apply? 2019-02-12 Watch the aftermovie of the 20 years event @ Bozar 2019-02-11 Phase 2 of the IUC programme with the Nelson Mandela African Institute of Science & Technology launched! 2019-02-05 Mountains of the Moon university and VLIR-UOS launch phase 2 of their Institutional University Collaboration 2018-11-29 VLIR-UOS signs the Gender charter 2018-08-28 Our annual report for 2017 2018-07-20 Ethiopian universities partner up with KU Leuven for new types of projects 2018-06-14 VLIR-UOS signs Belgian development cooperation’s ‘integrity charter’ 2018-03-19 KU Leuven launches Alumni Chapter Ethiopia