In the Commission’s sustained commitment to encourage and foster collaborations between Nigerian Higher Institutions and their foreign counterparts for global visibility and competitiveness, Vice-Chancellors of Nigerian Universities and Chief Executives of Organisation who perform similar functions could participate on the trending international conferences in Higher Education:

  1. The IAU 5th Global Survey on Internationalization of Higher Education – deadline to fill in the survey is 30 June. Sponsoring partners are: UNESCO, NAFSA, ARES etc. For further inquiry log on to
  2. The Rockefeller Bellagio Center Academic Residency – an Academic Writing Residency Programme that is now open until May 1, 2018 for residencies in 2019. Please, log on to for more information.                                                             
  • The McMaster University in Hamilton, Canada, will host the 5thsession of the LGEU PROGRAMME. It will take place 13 – 18 May 2018. LGEU provides an international peer-learning space to help higher education leaders prepare for the multiple and complex responsibilities they take on in a challenging global context. Log on to
  1. The University Advancement Workshop is targeted to unite University Administrators in Africa for exchange of ideas. The Workshop will take place at Kingdom Hotel, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, from 23rd to 25th May, 2018. For more information, please log on to:
  2. The 4th World Social Science Forum will be dedicated to the theme of “Security and Equality for Sustainable Futures” in Fukuoka, Japan, from 25 to 28 September 2018. For further enquiry, log on to:
  3. Global Media and Information Literacy Week 2018 will take place from 25th Oct to 1st Nov, 2018 at Lithuania, Latvia. It unites diverse actors committed to promoting media and information literacy (MIL) as a way to foster social inclusion and intercultural dialogue – please log on to:
  • The IAU 2018 International Conference, co-organized with the University of Malaya, will take place from13-15 November 2018 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It will be dedicated to the theme Higher education partnership for societal impact – log on to for more information. The Conference website and registration opens on 3 April 2018.

Interested applicants are requested to carefully consider the afore-listed Conferences/Workshops via the links provided towards identifying areas relevant to their needs for possible participation in view of spreading our lenses towards internationalisation of Nigerian Higher Institutions.