Driving international research in Africa and the world
The University of Cape Town (UCT) hosts a vibrant hub of research and collaboration driven by its local and international networks.
UCT actively collaborates with important players across Africa to address and impact the continent’s biggest challenges.
With its extensive continental and international networks, UCT plays a key role in connecting the global north with the global south to build and share African knowledge and expertise.
Through these valuable collaborations, UCT is a leading partner in driving the international research agenda.
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Why partner with UCT
UCT is Africa’s leading university and one of the best in the world, with strong networks across the continent. This gives our partners access to researchers and projects with a global impact.
Our African partnerships
UCT drives partnerships across the continent that invite African knowledge and expertise into meaningful collaborations.
Our global research networks
International networks grow Africa’s research footprint and connect Africa with the global north. UCT participates in networks that support education and research capacity.
Joint research programmes
UCT partners have joint agreements that support student cohorts in strengthening their research output and impact.