MKU to host international conference on entrepreneurial universities in Africa


Mwai Kibaki Convention Centre is set to host international conference which will bring together 10 universities from Germany and Kenya. The blended conference which will attract both in-presence participants and virtual participants will be held on 7th October 2021 at Mount Kenya University Main campus, Thika.

The conference is jointly organized by Collaboration for Entrepreneurial Universities (CEPU) and Developing Entrepreneurial Universities in Kenya (DePUK) with a theme: “Entrepreneurial Universities in Kenya” and will be funded by DAAD and Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development.

The Keynote speaker shall be Dr. Kamal Bhattacharya (Professor & Pro-rector Research & Transfer at IU International University of Applied Sciences, Germany, Chief Scientist & co-founder at futurescore and Co-Founder & Education Advisor at Advancity).

The conference will have participants from Hochschule Bonn Rhein-Sieg University of applied SciencesLeuphana Universitat LuneburgUniversitat Leipzig and Hochschule Wismar from Germany and Mount Kenya University, Kenyatta University, Karatina University, Chuka University and Dedan Kimathi University from Kenya.

The conference will provide a platform through which CEPU and DEpUK projects will disseminate their findings on possible toolkits to creating entrepreneurial universities in Africa as well as demystifying an entrepreneurial university in a dynamic world.

To register and attend the meeting virtually please use this link


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