University of Nairobi, Kenya

The University of Nairobi (UoN) is a research university based in Nairobi and is one of the largest universities in Kenya, split over 10 campuses. Its history as an educational institution dates back to 1956, it was transformed into the first national University in Kenya in 1970.

Network partner - ARUA

The African Research Universities Alliance (ARUA)  is a network of universities that aims to enhance the quality of research done in Africa by African researchers. The University of Glasgow enjoys a close relationship with the ARUA network. 

Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility Programme Partner

The University of Nairobi is an Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility Programme Partner. The Erasmus+ programme now offers mobility worldwide, all participants receive a travel and subsistence allowance.

ICM funding and application

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Available Subject Areas

Please ensure that you research the courses available to you as an exchange student, and check with your subject coordinator(s) that these courses are suitable for your Glasgow degree programme. Please note that partner course offerings may change on a yearly basis.

Please research course level; content and assessment structures; partner academic pre-requisites for exchange students; whether enough courses / credits are available in your degree subject(s) to meet your Glasgow degree credit requirements; language of teaching and for Joint Honours students, whether the partner has any restrictions on taking courses from different Schools/Faculties.

  • MVLS (research)
  • Social Sciences (research)