Frequently Asked Questions
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The MIT-Africa Initiative promotes MIT’s Global Strategy to expand MIT connections with Africa. The MIT-Africa network extends across many MIT people and units, each with important activities related to Africa, and together providing nodes of entry for new collaborations.
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There is a huge range of MIT activities relevant to Africa, or taking place in Africa.
For example: MISTI-Africa, J-WAFS, Legatum Center. There are many projects involving MIT faculty across the continent: please look at the MIT-Africa map for these projects. The Engage drop-down menu on this website indicates the spectrum of student internships, research funding, education, and innovation related to Africa.
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MIT-Africa can provide entry into the possibilities for collaboration with many units or people at MIT. This could include hosting MIT student interns at your organization, finding research partners for a specific project (in science, engineering, policy, education etc); identifying innovation and entrepreneurship opportunities (e.g. competitions, workshops).
If you are a student or trainee interested in applying to MIT, look at these guidelines. If you are admitted as an MIT student, you may be eligible for financial support from the unit that admitted you.