Institutional Partnerships


Institutional Partnerships

You will find information on institutional partnerships following the links below:

University Leadership and Management Training Programme (UNILEAD)

UNILEAD is an English speaking programme of Continuing Education Management at the Carl von Ossietzky University in Oldenburg (Germany) and was developed in cooperation with the DAAD and the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (Port Elizabeth, South Africa). It is part of DAAD‘s DIES programme and has been carried out at the University of Oldenburg since the year 2008. Lately UNILEAD is also performed in Colombia, Egypt, Vietnam, and South East Asia.
UNILEAD is designed as a project focused programme. It aims at fostering innovative projects within the area of organisational development and Human Resource Management in institutions of higher education and related institutions in developing countries.
It focuses on successful Project Management in the educational sector. The participants acquire techniques and methods which enable them to effectively and efficiently organise institutional management in their home institutions.

Subject Related Partnerships with Universities in Developing Countries

The programme focuses on the formation of structures at the partner university.
It strengthens capacities for education and further training and promotes sustainable development by improving and modernising teaching content at the foreign university.
Sustainable structures are created by setting up networks between German universities and their partner institutions and also through South-South networking between international universities.
The project targets universities in Germany and developing countries.

Partnerships for Supporting Biodiversity in Developing Countries

The programme aims to strengthen the structures of teaching and research on
biodiversity within the partner institutions, thus supporting partner countries in conserving and sustainably using their biodiversity. The long-term objective of the programme is
to contribute to sustainable development and the creation of efficient, cosmopolitan universities in Germany and the partner countries.
It is intended as a contribution to sustainable development in line with the 2030 Agenda (SDGs 4, 14 and15 in particular) and thus, ultimately, as a way of helping to conserve, restore and promote biodiversity in partner countries.

Partnerships for the Health Sector in Developing Countries (PAGEL)

The aim of the programme is to help to strengthen the health sector in each partner country.The long-term objective is to contribute to the sustainable development and creation of high-quality, cosmopolitan universities in partner countries.
To achieve this, teaching at the partner universities is to be strengthened in their
structures and existing collaborations between the participating universities are to be consolidated. The programme also aims to help German universities to make active partnershipcontributions to development cooperation and to raise the level of internationalisation at the universities.