Internationalization and Convocation Unit (ICU)



Internationalization and Convocation Unit is the designated office at DUCE to provide information on application, admission, visas and permits to all international students, scholars and researchers from different countries. DUCE values the presence of international students and scholars and recognizes the important role they play in the life of the College. We have a rich tradition of welcoming international visitors from all parts of the world and Internationalization and Convocation Unit welcoming you and is committed to providing quality service and ensure a smooth settling at DUCE.


Recent visits

Prof. Robin Miller from Michigan State University visited DUCE from 20-24th March 2022. She has been at DUCE in issues regarding to building capacity for Development Evaluation, which is closely connected to the Master Programme in Development Evaluation (MADE) offered at DUCE


Ms. Stella Kakeeto and Dr. David Musoke from Makerere University, Uganda visited DUCE on the 23rd March 2022. Along with Dr. Katherine Fulgence from DUCE, the team is implementing the “Strengthening grant writing capacity for early career researchers at DUCE and Makerere University”


Dr. Anne Smiley of the PlayMatters Project visited DUCE on 3rd March 2022 for discussions on how to strengthen a collaboration with DUCE.


It was a great honor to host seven scholars from Copenhagen University in Denmark who visited DUCE from 24th February to 10th March 2022. They are engaging with DUCE staff in a project titled “Plastics from source to sink: Exploring transport pathways and fate of plastic waste in coastal waters”.


In efforts to strengthen South-South cooperation, on 8th February 2022 the President of the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) in Rwanda Prof. Sam Yala along with the AIMS Research and Scientific Development Manager, Dr. Sailon Mbalawata visited DUCE to discuss on how to establish a partnership between AIMS Rwanda and DUCE.


On the 26th January 2022 five scholars from the Central University of Technology (CUT) in Free State South Africa visited DUCE for the purpose of discussing on possible areas for collaboration. The delegate was led by the Director in the office of Vice Chancellor, Prof. Percy Sepeng.


It was a great honor to host The Vice-Chancellor of Pedagogical University, Maputo Prof. Jorge Ferrao on the 25th January 2022. Prof. Ferrao visited DUCE in regard to strengthening a partnership that was officially launched in 2019.