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IUC 2022 – Phase In

In March 2021, 5 new partner universities entered the IUC Phase In, the last stage in the preparations  to engage in IUC cooperation with Flemish HEIs.

Overview IUC 2022 – Selected IUC for Phase In

The IUC Phase In is a preparatory stage of a longterm IUC partnership (Phase I) between a local partner university and the Flemish HEIs. During this stage the operational set-up of an IUC partnership is prepared as well as the necessary steps in the formulation process of a Phase 1 project proposal for 2022-2026.
Overview IUC 2022 – Selected IUC for Phase In :

Country Partner Institution Local Coordinator Programme Title Flemish Institution Flemish Coordinator  ICOS 
DR Congo Université de Lubumbashi César Nkuku Khonde Challenges and opportunities for a sustainable socio-ecology in the Katangese Copperbelt Area UHasselt Virginie Bito Liesbeth Oeyen
Kenya Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology Benson Estambale Strengthening Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology Capacity in Natural Resource Management, Food Security and Health Vrije Universiteit Brussel Ann Van Griensven Annabel Van Damme
Tanzania Ardhi University Gabriel Kassenga Building Capacity in Education, Research, Innovation and Societal Outreach to Foster an Inclusive and Sustainable Built Environment in a Rapidly Urbanizing City of Dar Es Salaam UHasselt Rob Cuyvers Liesbeth Oeyen
Uganda Mbarara University of Science and Technology Charles Tushabomwe-Kazooba University as a Facilitator for Community Based Sustainable Solutions to Demographic Challenges in South Western Uganda (UCoBS) Vrije Universiteit Brussel Gily Coene Annabel Van Damme
Vietnam Quy Nhon University Thi Ngan Vu Improving livelihoods and living conditions by the sustainable development of the South-Central Coast and Central Highlands of Vietnam through enhancing the capacity of Quy Nhon University KU Leuven Kristiaan Temst Elise Konings/Piet Wostyn

General information on the IUC project tool:

IUC 2022_Background document_General IUC Concepts and framework

IUC 2022_Background document_IUC Management structure and adapted procedure for IUC team composition

IUC 2022_Background document_Short Overview IUC Team Leaders

VLIR-UOS Connect Sessions

In the fall of 2021, VLIR-UOS - in close cooperation with the involved partner universities - organised connect sessions where the IUC-project proposals were presented to the broader public.

You can find their short introductory videos here, as well the registration of their respective connect sessions.

We. Sept. 15

UNILU / UHasselt

Fr. Oct. 1

ARU / UHasselt

Th. Oct. 7

QNU / KU Leuven

Th. Oct. 14


Fr. Oct. 29


IUC Platform

The new IUC projects have a dedicated sharepoint, the IUC Platform where they can interact with each other, exchange lessons learned and also find all formats and guidelines for formulation.

Each IUC also has a reserved page.