Office of The Deputy Vice Chancellor Development

PARTNERSHIPS/LINKAGES/COLLABORATIONS

The University is in Partnership with a number oflocal and international organizations and institutions.

  • a. INTERNATIONALRESEARCH/GRANTS PARTNERS
  • World Bank

    United Nations Office on DrugControl (UNODC)

    International Labour Organization(ILO)

    Association of CommonwealthUniversities

    International Foundation forScience (IFS)

    African Math’s Millenieum Science(AMMS)

    African Academy of Science (AAS)

    Alexander Von Humboldt (AvH)

    International Centre forTheoretical Physics

    Third World Organisation of Womenin Science (TWOS)

    Third World Academy of Science(TWAS)

    African Regional Centre for SpaceScience Technology and Education – English (ARCSSTE)

    Regional Centre for Training in Aero space Survey (RECTAS)

    Nigerian Building and RoadResearch Institute (NBRRI)

    National Centre for RemoteSensing (NCRS)

    Engineering Materials developmentInstitute (EMDI)

    African Materials Science andEngineering Network (A CARNEGIE – IAS – RISE NETWORK)

    African Network for Agriculture,Agroforestry and Natural Resources Education (ANAFE)

  • b. COLLABORATIONS/LINKAGESWITH FOREIGN UNIVERSITIES
  • S/NO

    NAME OF LINKAGE PARTNER

    TYPE OF LINKAGES

    INITIATOR

    DEPT.

    DURATION

    STARTING

    DATE

    STATUS

    BENEFIT

    TO THE UNIVERSITY

    REMARKS

    1

    Alabama A& M University

    Foreign

    FUTA

    4 Years

    28/05/09

    Active

    Students and staff Exchange for research activities.

    MoU Signed

    2

    University of Witwatersrand Johannesburg

    Foreign

    MME

    3 Years

    17/07/08

    Active

    Students/staff on PhD /Reseach programme.

    MoU Signed

    3

    Auburn University

    Foreign

    Biology

    5 Years

    20/07/09

    Active

    Academic/Research

    On-going

    4

    Federal University of Lavras, Brazil

    Foreign

    SAAT

    5 Years

    26/03/07

    Active

    Academic/research/ Students exchange

    MoU Signed

    5

    Delft University of Technology, Netherland

    Foreign

    AGE

    5 Years

    23/06/06

    Dormant

    Institutional Exchange

    6

    University of Manitoba, Canada

    Foreign

    SEET

    5 Years

    17/12/08

    Active

    Academic/research/ Students exchange

    Signed

    7

    University of Alberta, Canada

    Foreign

    SEET

    5 Years

    19/05/10

    Active

    Students/Staff exchange.

    Signed

    8

    University of Western Ontario, Canada

    Foreign

    FUTA

    5 Years

    19/05/10

    Active

    Students/ Staff Exchange.

    Signed

    9

    Makerere University, Uganda

    Foreign

    FUTA

    5 Years

    06/05/08

    Active

    Academic/research/ Students exchange

    Signed

    10

    University of Mines and Technology, Ghana

    Foreign

    FUTA

    5 Years

    15/01/07

    Active

    Academic/research/ Students exchange

    Signed

    11

    Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, SA

    Foreign

    AGE

    5 Years

    Active

    Students/Staff Exchange

    Signed

    12

    Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand

    Foreign

    FUTA

    5 Years

    08/02/08

    Active

    Post graduate Training

    Signed

    13

    The University of Brazil

    Foreign

    FUTA

    Not Yet

    Discussion in Progress

    Academic/research/ Students exchange

    Signed

    14

    Technical University of Munich

    Foreign

    FWT

    5 Year

    Active

    Academic/research/ Students exchange

    On-going

    15

    Heriot –Watt University , Edinburgh,U.K

    Foreign

    SET

    5 Years

    01/06/10

    Active

    Academic/Research and students exchange programme.

    MoU Signed

    16

    Universidade Federal De Santa Maria RS Brazil

    Foreign

    Biochemistry

    5 years

    14/08/11

    Active

    Academic/Research staff and Students

    MoU Signed

    17

    University of Sao Paulo, Brazil

    Foreign

    APH

    N/A

    Discussion in Progress

    Academic/Research

    To be renewed

    18

    Universita Di Trieste, Tieste, Italy

    Foreign

    BCH

    5 Years

    21/11/11

    Active

    Academic/Research and students exchange

    MoU Signed

    19

    University of Alberta Canada

    Foreign

    FUTA

    5 years

    24/03/10

    Active

    Academic/Research and students exchange

    MoU Signed

    20

    University of Namibia, Namibia

    Foreign

    SEET

    5 Years

    08/12/11

    Active

    Academic/Research and students exchange

    MoU Signed

    21

    Meteorological Institute University of Bonn, Germany

    Foreign

    MME

    5 Years

    18/07/05

    expired

    Institutional Exchange

    To be renewed

    22

    Southern University System

    Foreign

    FUTA

    5 Years

    01/10/03

    Expired

    Institutional Exchange

    To be renewed

    23

    Centre of Life and Food Sciences, University of Munchen, Germany

    Foreign

    SAAT

    5 Years

    19/12/01

    Expired

    Research /Academic Exchange

    To be renewed

    24

    Pennsylvania State University

    Foreign

    FUTA

    Dormant

    To be re-opened

    Academic/Research

    To be renewed

    25

    West Texas Agric.& Mechanization University

    Foreign

    CSP/SAAT

    1 Year

    N/A

    Trip/excursion

    To be renewed

    26

    University of Technology, Lulea, Sweden

    Foreign

    MNE

    N/A

    Research and Academic Exchange

    Mr M.A Idris is on PhD programme.

    To be re-opened

    27

    AVH, Germany

    Foreign

    PHY/Prof. Ajewole

    5 Years

    N/A

    Micro Rain Radar (MRR)

    To be renewed

    28

    ICTP, Trieste, Italy

    Foreign

    PHY/Prof. (Mrs) I.A Fuwape

    Indefinite

    N/A

    On-going

    Exchange of Research Materials

    To be renewed

  • c. COLLABORATIONS/LINKAGESWITH LOCAL UNIVERSITIES/INSTITUTIONS
  • 1

    Nigerian Building and Road Research Institute, Abuja

    Local

    FUTA

    5 Years

    12/08/10

    Active

    Academic/Research and students industrial attachment ongoing.

    MoU Signed

    2

    DTCA & NOTAP Abuja

    Local

    FUTA

    5 Years

    15/12/10

    Active

    Academic/Research and students industrial attachment is ongoing.

    MoU Signed

    3

    Electronic Test Company Ltd.

    Local

    FUTA

    5 Years

    08/06/09

    Active

    Students and external examination taking place there continuosly.

    MoU Signed

    4

    University of Science Ifaki

    Local

    FUTA

    5 Years

    12/2011

    Active

    Academic/Research and students exchange programme.

    MoU Signed

    5

    PAN-African University Lagos

    Local

    CEGIST

    6Months

    10/08/11

    Active

    Entrepreneurship programme

    MoU signed

    6

    African Regional Centre for Space Science Technology and Education-English

    Foreign/Local

    FUTA/ CESRA

    5 Years

    23/03/10

    Active

    Academic/Research staff and Students

    MoU Signed

    7

    Federal Institute of Ind. Research Oshodi

    Local

    FUTA

    5 Year

    27/03/09

    Active

    Academic/Research and students exchange programme.

    MoU Signed

    8

    Africa Rice Centre, Cotonu, Benin

    Foreign

    CSP

    N/A

    N/A

    Academic research programme

    At advance stage

    9

    Regional Centre for training in Aerospace Surveys (RECTAS)

    Foreign/Local

    FUTA/CESRA

    5 Years

    04/02/10

    Active

    Academic/Research, staff and students exchange

    MoU Signed

    10

    Rowfak International Nigeria, Limited

    Local

    Hostel

    25 Years

    16/11

    /11

    Active

    Student Hostel Accommodation

    MoU Signed

    11

    National Institute for Freshwater Fisheries Research, New Bussa

    Local

    FAT

    Permanent

    N/A

    Active

    Exchange of Students

    On-going

    12

    Tantalizers Plc, Nigeria

    Local

    3 Years

    01/05/09

    Active

    Service/fast food Joint opened fuly recently

    On-going

    13

    STP Consult Nigeria Limited

    Local

    Hostel

    25 Years

    N/A

    Student Hostel Accommodation

    MoU Signed

    14

    MIDTACO Group( Capacity Development, Research & Development.

    Local

    FUTA

    5 Years

    02/12/11

    Active

    Academic/Research and students exchange

    MoU Signed

    15

    Quitas Renewable Energy Solutions Ltd., Akure

    Local

    FUTA

    5 Year

    02/12/11

    Active

    Technical /Business Relationship

    MoU Signed

    16

    MTN Nig.

    Local

    FUTA

    N/A

    24/11/11

    Active

    Lease Agreement

    MoU Signed

    17

    Young Women Christian Association of Nigeria

    Local

    FUTA

    25 Year

    N/A

    Active

    Hostel

    MoU Signed

    18

    University of Ife Ile-Ife

    Local

    FUTA

    N/A

    N/A

    Active

    Examination supervision

    19

    University of Lagos

    Local

    FUTA

    N/A

    N/A

    Active

    Postgraduate supervision

    20

    National Centre for Remote Sensing, Jos

    Local

    FUTA

    2 Years

    10/03/09

    Active

    Academic/Research

    On-going

    21

    CBSS/NASRDA

    Local

    PHY/Dr. Falodun S.

    Indefinite

    N/A

    Automatic Weather Station NECOP research

    To be renewed

    22

    EMDI

    Local

    PHY/Dr. Oluyamo

    Indefinite

    N/A

    Utilization of Laboratory equipment and students exchange

    To be renewed

    23

    Yaba College of Technology

    Local

    FUTA

    3 Years

    28/09/05

    Expired

    PGD

    To be renewed

    National Metallurgical Development Centre, Jos, Nigeria

    Local

    FUTA

    N/A

    Expired

    Use of Research Facilities

    To be renewed

    24

    National Park Service, Abuja

    Local

    EWM

    Indefinite

    Active

    Training of Staff, Research Collaboration& Student IT

    To be Renewed

    25

    UN Office on Drugs and Crime

    Foreign

    Open-ended

    15/07/2004

    Advocacy /Prevention of Drug abuse /HIV& Aids

    To be renewed

    26

    Forestry Institute of Nigeria (FRIN)

    Local

    EWM

    Indefinite

    N/A

    Ongoing

    Donation of Life Animals

    To be Renewed

    27

    Schlumberger Nigerian Ltd.

    Local

    FUTA

    17/08/2004

    Dormant

    Capacity Building

    To be renewed

    28

    Centre for Geology & Geodynamics, T oro, Bauchi State

    Local

    AGP/RSG

    Open-ended

    Active

    Participation in Geo-hazard Mapping; work shop

    To be renewed

    29

    Endowment Consortium Foundation (ECF) and The Ford Foundation (ff)

    Foreign

    FUTA

    Open-ended

    25/08/2003

    Endowment Purpose

    To be reactivated

  • d. COLLABORATION/LINKAGESWITH THE FOLLOWING INSTITUTIONS ARE IN PROGRESS
  • S/ NO

    NAME OF LINKAGE PARTNER

    TYPE OF LINKAGES

    INITIATOR

    DEPT.

    DURATION

    STARTING

    DATE

    STATUS

    BENEFIT

    TO THE UNIVERSITY

    REMARKS

    1

    Clemson University, USA

    Foreign

    EWM

    Yet to be Signed

    Discussion In Progress

    Yet to be signed

    2

    Colombia University, USA

    Foreign

    FUTA

    Discussion in Progress

    Academic/Research

    Yet to be signed

    3

    University of Waterloo, Canada

    Foreign

    SEET

    Discussion in Progress

    Academic/ Research

    Yet to be signed

    4

    University of Toronto

    Foreign

    FUTA

    Under processing

    Academic/ Research

    Yet to be signed

    5

    ASSIUT University, Egypt

    Foreign

    FUTA

    Under Processing

    Academic/ Research

    Yet to be signed

    6

    National Commission for Museum and Monuments

    Local

    EWM

    Indefinite

    N/A

    Ongoing

    Financial Donation Yet to be fulfilled

    To be fulfilled

    7

    Emerging Markets Telecommunication Services Ltd.

    Local

    FUTA

    5 Years

    02/04/10

    Active

    Telecommunication

    To be reopened

    8

    Abraham Adesanya Polytechnic, Ijebu Igbo

    Local

    URP

    N/A

    Yet to be Signed

    Discussion in Progress

    Academic/

    Research

    Yet to be signed

    9

    Petroleum Financial Corporate Ltd.

    Local

    FUTA

    N/A

    19/09/05

    Not Functional

    Student Hostel Accommodation

    To be opened

    10

    University of Bedfordshire’s

    Foreign

    FUTA

    N/A

    Under Processing

    To be reactivated

    Academic/Research

    Yet to signed

    11

    Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation

    Local

    FUTA

    N/A

    Domant

    Capacity Building

    To be followed up

    12

    University of Brunswick, Fredericton, NB Canada

    Foreign

    FUTA

    N/A

    Under processing

    Acadaemic Partnership

    Yet to be Signed

    13

    AFRL/Boston College, USA

    Foreign

    PHY/Dr. Rabiu

    Indefinite

    On –going

    GPS research programme

    14

    Stanford University , USA

    Foreign

    PHY/Dr. Rabiu

    Indefinite

    On –going

    VLF Radio waves research programme

    15

    Kyushu University, Japan

    Foreign

    PHY/Dr. Rabiu

    Indefinite

    On- going

    MAGDAS Magnetic Data Acquisition System research programme

    Thereis also a very recent collaboration efforts ongoing between the University andthe Nigerian Air-Force

  • e. COLLABORATIONS ANDLINKAGES – POSSIBLE AREAS
  • The exchange offaculty staff for short, medium, or long-term period, which will enhance andguarantee further scientific and scholarly cooperation in teaching andresearch.

    The organization andexecution of joint research and academic activities.

    The exchange ofscientists, scholars and technical staff members.

    Facilitating access tofunds from international organizations and foundations for collaborativeresearch activities and provision of equipment to enhance teaching, researchand development.

    External examiner shipof undergraduate and postgraduate students.

    The organization ofjoint conferences, seminars, symposia, special short-term academic programmes,vacation, cultural, tourism programmes etc.

    The exchange ofpublications for scientific, scholarly, teaching and information purposes, inorder to strengthen existing friendly relationships between the twouniversities.

    The joint usage offacilities and laboratories.

    Joint supervision ofpostgraduate students