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.
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