UNESCO-GEIFON Chair in Environmental Sciences (862), established in 2009 at The University of Benin (Nigeria)
Fields / Disciplines
The focus of its activities will be to:
- Develop and implement collaborative undergraduate course modules in environmental sciences which could be taken for credit towards the B.Sc.; M.Sc.; or PhD degrees in partner institutions and will be developed as to facilitate short-term travel by international exchange students to Nigeria and vice-versa.
- Increase student partnership in “undergraduate research experience”
- Improve laboratory and library facilities and increase multi-media (IT) instructional facilities.
- Motivate science majors, from all three participating Nigerian institutions, to join the M.Sc.; PhD programme in environmental science at the University.
The University of Benin (Nigeria)
UNESCO Sector / Office responsible for the Chair/Network
Prof. E.P. Kubeyinje, Vice-Chancellor
The University of Benin
College of Medical Sciences
Global Education Initiative for Nigeria
No 2, 19th street, EDPA Housing Estate
Prof. Anthony Benjamin Ebeigbe, Executive Director