College of Arts and Social Sciences

Partnership

For the sustainable development to be achieved, UR has established partnership with different national and international organisations among which are:

• Sida/Sarec: cooperation was signed in December of 2006 for 4 years valued at US$ 15 Million and focusing on staff training, ICT development and capacity building in research,

• NUFFIC: support for Masters Programmes and research development since 2004-2008 valued at Euro 6Million. Continued support needed beyond 2008

• CIUF: this partnership supports capacity building of the four science faculties (Agriculture, Applied science, Medicine and Science) for the period 2004-2008 valued at 500,000 Euros per year. An application has been submitted for the 2009-2012 project cycle valued at 500,000 Euros per year.

• Belgian Technical Cooperation (BTC): Support to Build Laboratories for the Science faculties and a clinical laboratory for the University Teaching Hospital Butare valued at EU 5M.

• VRIL: Capacity building support in the faculty of Medicine for the period 2007-2010 valued at 308,184 Euros aimed at three PhD academic staff trainees, research equipment and research publications

• University of Colorado: Valued at US$592,000 involving the development of family and community medicine as well as supporting 12 visiting postgraduate teachers per year.

• University of Western Ontario: Application has been submitted to facilitate the faculty of Medicine in curriculum development, visiting staff and staff development valued at CAN$2, 952,000.

• KOICA: following a recent visit by a Korean delegation, UR has been promised a new US$5m ICT, telecommunication and electronic centre,

• Rockefeller Foundation: Grant of $250,000 received to support development of ICT based pedagogy and a new partnership with Strathmore University to develop a new Management Information Systems (MIS) based on open source software to better manage Academic Process, Registry, Human Resources and Financial Management.

For the sustainable development to be achieved, UR has established partnership with different national and international organisations among which are:

• Sida/Sarec: cooperation was signed in December of 2006 for 4 years valued at US$ 15 Million and focusing on staff training, ICT development and capacity building in research,

• NUFFIC: support for Masters Programmes and research development since 2004-2008 valued at Euro 6Million. Continued support needed beyond 2008

• CIUF: this partnership supports capacity building of the four science faculties (Agriculture, Applied science, Medicine and Science) for the period 2004-2008 valued at 500,000 Euros per year. An application has been submitted for the 2009-2012 project cycle valued at 500,000 Euros per year.

• Belgian Technical Cooperation (BTC): Support to Build Laboratories for the Science faculties and a clinical laboratory for the University Teaching Hospital Butare valued at EU 5M.

• VRIL: Capacity building support in the faculty of Medicine for the period 2007-2010 valued at 308,184 Euros aimed at three PhD academic staff trainees, research equipment and research publications

• University of Colorado: Valued at US$592,000 involving the development of family and community medicine as well as supporting 12 visiting postgraduate teachers per year.

• University of Western Ontario: Application has been submitted to facilitate the faculty of Medicine in curriculum development, visiting staff and staff development valued at CAN$2, 952,000.

• KOICA: following a recent visit by a Korean delegation, UR has been promised a new US$5m ICT, telecommunication and electronic centre,

• Rockefeller Foundation: Grant of $250,000 received to support development of ICT based pedagogy and a new partnership with Strathmore University to develop a new Management Information Systems (MIS) based on open source software to better manage Academic Process, Registry, Human Resources and Financial Management.

• The Rwanda Initiative: The Rwanda Initiative is a partnership between Carleton University’s School of Journalism and Communication and its counterpart at the University of Rwanda. The media capacity-building project has sent more than 130 Canadians from the journalism field to Rwanda to teach journalism, work as media interns or conduct training sessions with working journalists.