The two Universities are working together to offer dual-degrees to postgraduate students. Recently, the University of Nairobi Senate approved the criteria for partnering universities that collaborate with UoN to jointly offer degrees to postgraduate students.


University of Nairobi - WSU

WSU and UoN have several areas of collaboration :

Doctoral student training

  • D43 NIH PhD cohort – we have a joint UoN-WSU PhD cohort of 8 vets and medical doctors training on One-Health/Zoonoses.
  • Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Animal Health PhD cohort of 8 – from multiple disciplines (economics, epidemiology, nutrition, anthropology, molecular biology, veterinary medicine).
  • Additional PhD and Masters students at UoN in specific projects funded through research led by in-country WSU faculty and in collaboration with UoN faculty
  • Hosting of WSU Faculty at UoN, including offering joint training courses (short-term modular courses)