Great Lakes University of Kisumu Recieves Erasmus+Grant for Capacity Building

Great Lakes University of Kisumu receives Erasmus+ Grant for Capacity Building of Higher Education as the Lead institution for a project in Aquaculture Education

Great Lakes University of Kisumu has received an EU Erasmus+ Grant as the lead institution in a consortium of 6 Universities and Research Institutions, namely, Turku University of Applied Sciences (TUAS), Arctic University of Norway (UiT), Peimarin Koulutuskuntayhtyma, Finland (LIVIA), Rongo University (RONGO) and Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute (KMFRI). The Vice Chancellor Prof. Hazel Miseda-Mumbo signed the Grant Agreement with the EU on the 9th of November 2023.

The Grant amounting to EUR 800,000 (over 130 Million KSH) will promote innovative ways of Training Aquaculture as a Business in Higher Learning Institution and will be anchored on  experience sharing from Finland, Norway and Kenya. The rich exchange will capacity build Teachers and Learners alike and improve Aquaculture teaching infrastructure for practical training experience.

The project began on the 1st of December 2023, and will run for three years, Students will also be encouraged to take advantage of an innovative short course developed by the project on Aquaculture as a Business using Multi-Competence Learning as well as Digital Twins Approaches. A diverse group of Lecturers from European and Kenyan Partners will deepen the learning experiences of registered students.

For more information please contact the Deputy Vice Chancellor Academic, Student Affairs and Research via or call +254719182218 or visit our website

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We are accepting January 2024 applications in postgraduate and undergraduate studies. Joining us is easy you can apply online by clicking the apply online button or download an application form and fill it then send it to us. Welcome to Great Lakes University of Kisumu


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