Webinar on Funding Opportunities for Collaboration with Africa

08.02.2023 13:00 - 14:30


The main objective of the event is to share information on Africa-focused funding mechanisms and current opportunities from a variety of sources. The target groups for this event are faculty and staff of Finnish Higher Education Institutions (HEIs).

The organizers of the webinar are the four MEC-supported Global South networks focusing on Africa; EDUCase NetworkFAPIGINTL Africa, and SAFINET. These thematic networks aim to facilitate joint research, education, and innovation collaboration between Finnish HEIs and African partners. The networks seek mutual and long-term partnerships that foster sustainable impact.

The event does not require registration. For participation use this link.


  • Opening (Aalto University)
  • ”Background: Finnish and EU policies and financing for cooperation with African higher education” (Johanna Toivonen de Gonzales/ University of Turku)
  • Erasmus+ & Horizon Europe (Ville Myllynpää/ University of Turku)
  • Higher Education Partnership (HEP) & Team Finland Knowledge (TFK) programmes (Kaija Pajala/ Finnish National Agency for Education)
  • International foundations (Maaria Manyando/ University of Helsinki)
  • International organizations & databases (Anna Björnberg-Michelsson/ Aalto University)
  • Brief Q&A session
  • Closure

For inquiries please contact the relevant network;

EDUCase: educaseplatform@aalto.fi

FAPI: fapi-coordinator@utu.fi

SAFINET: safinet-tau@tuni.fi

GINTL: gintl@helsinki.fi

We look forward to your participation!