The transnationally partnered university: Insights from research and sustainable development collaborations in Africa
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This book is the twenty-fourth volume in the Palgrave Macmillan series titled International and Development Education. The book’s authors are academics, with Peter Koehn a professor at the University of Montana, USA, and Milton Obamba a lecturer at the University of Central Lancashire, UK.
The expression transnationally partnered university refers to collaboration between higher-education institutions located in different countries. This volume focuses on relationships of three types – North-South, South-South, and North-South-South. The term North refers mainly to industrialised nations north of the equator in Europe and North America. The term South refers to “developing nations” south of the equator, with sub-Saharan Africa being the focus in this book. Thus, a typical North-South collaboration consists of higher-education institutions in Europe or North America linked to African universities. A South-South collaboration is between institutions located in separate African nations. A...