Education is core to MIT and a major opportunity for collaboration between universities, schools, teachers, and learners across Africa.
MIT Initiatives + Programs
MIT is home to ground-breaking education intiatives and programs with a strong focus on African collaborations.
MIT hosts and provides funding for African fellows, and supports members of the MIT community, through intensive, educational fellowships.
Resources on Campus
On the MIT campus there are programs and spaces to support educational engagements
Applying to MIT
We encourage learners from across Africa and those interested in exploring themes relevant to Africa to apply for admission at MIT.
Recent News & Events
MIT Professor Kenda Mutongi teaches courses in African history, world history, and gender history. She is the author of two award-winning books: “Matatu: A History of Popular Transportation in Nairobi” (University of Chicago Press, 2017) and “Worries of [...]
Whitehead Member Hazel Sive, also a professor of biology at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), is passionate about sharing MIT’s educational strategy for producing skilled, innovative problem-solvers with other educators. Sive, who was born in [...]
MIT Center for International Studies and MIT-Africa present the short film, "Where Powers Live," followed by a discussion and Q&A with filmmaker Shola Lawal. Thursday, January 16, 2020 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm Building E40, 496 Pye Conference [...]