COTRA Call for Applications

***COTRA Call for Applications: Intra-Africa Academic & Administrative Staff Mobility

The EU, under the Intra-Africa Academic Mobility Scheme, provided funding to strengthen training and research in African universities (1st November 2017 until 31st October 2023). In this mobility programme five African partner institutions and one EU Technical partner embarked on training of professionals to achieve sustainable fisheries management and aquaculture resources for increased fish production and enhanced food and nutritional security, and hence, improved livelihood and household revenue. The programme is now ready to support training of Academic and Administrative Staff in the various partner institutions namely: Makerere University (Uganda), Rhodes University (South Africa), Mzuzu University (Malawi), Official University of Bukavu (Congo) and University of Eldoret (Kenya). The Collaborative training in fisheries and aquaculture in East, Central and Southern Africa (COTRA) Project has opened the call for applications from suitable Academic and Administrative Staff for the available positions indicated in Tables 1 and 2 in the advert before 29th September 2022 (23:59 HRS East African Time).


To be eligible for support from COTRA, applicants must:

  1. Be a national of an African Union member state and resident in Africa at the time of application
  2. A staff of one of the partner institutions
  3. Must be prepared to move from home country to another country where COTRA has a partner institution
  4. Females and candidates with disabilities are particularly encouraged to apply.
  5. Applicants must submit fully-filled scholarship application forms which are available on the programme website-
  6. Application form can be accessed directly through -
  7. Applications must be received by host and home institutions through the Country coordinator – see Tables 1 and 2 or find details at with a copy to by 29th September 2022.

***Email contacts for Makerere University Staff Mobility

Makerere University Academic Staff Mobility Coordinator - Dr Frank Masese, email:, and Administrative Staff Mobility Coordinator - Mr. Bob Jere, email:

 Note:  Applicants are required to attach a copy of a work plan of the activities for the intended mobility.

Click on the link below for full advert.