Institute of Higher Education Research and Leadership Development


Contribute to the development of the higher education sector in Africa by being, a one stop shop for policy direction, research and leadership development in Africa’s higher education space.


The institute seeks to create economic and social impact directly on the more than 1,600 universities in Africa and the 54 countries in Africa that need to shape up and institutionalize policy in Higher Education. Indirectly, the institute will impact on student growth and retention.


  • Governance program for senior leadership organs of Higher Education Institutions
  • Functional programs for middle level managers of Higher Education Institutions
  • Increased capacity of policy makers and teachers involved in developing and implementing competency-based programs
  • Policy dialogues
  • Research center dedicated to research on Higher Education with affiliated research fellows and research outputs

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