Kenyatta University and Mount Kenya University have formally formalized their relationship after ten years of institutional engagement.
KU Vice Chancellor Prof. Peter Wainaina and his MKU counterpart Prof. Stanley Waudo signed the deal in a colorful ceremony at Kenyatta University, attended by members of staff from the two Universities, as well as respective student leaders.
The two institutions will now partner in areas such as research, an exchange program for staff and students, sports and games, entrepreneurial activities such as Students Training for Entrepreneurial Promotion among others.
Al ready MKU and KU are in a three and a half years project dubbed as the Collaboration of Entrepreneurial Universities (CEPU) alongside another 5 Universities from Germany headed by the Bonn Rheine Sieg University (BRSU) of Applied Sciences.
The project is sponsored by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
CEPU covers labour market and entrepreneurship-oriented teaching, research and capacity building.
The project is financed by the German Academic Exchange Service(DAAD) and the German Federal Ministry of Economic Co-operation and Development.