Ambassade de France au Ghana 2023 Embassy Supports Franco-Ghanaian Scientific Mobility Projects

Nkabom means “togetherness” in Twi, one of Ghana’s indigenous languages. As a result, the Nkabom programme of the French Embassy in Ghana aims to promote scientific collaboration between France and Ghana by issuing a call for proposals to support scientific collaboration as a prelude to a Franco-Ghanaian Hubert Curien partnership.

It is funded by the European and Foreign Affairs (MEAE) and Higher Education, Research, and Innovation Ministries (MESRI).

Brief Description

  • Type: Postgraduate
  • Organisation: Ambassade de France au Ghana
  • Country to study: France
  • School to study: Ambassade de France au Ghana
  • Course to study: View courses
  • Gender: Men and Women
  • Application Deadline: March 19, 2023

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About the Ambassade de France au Ghana

The French Ambassador to Ghana, H.E. Jules Armand Aniambossou, and a team of French Trade Advisors have visited MPS Terminal 3. The goal of the tour was to familiarise the trade advisors with the operational activities of MPS regarding future investments.

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Scholarship Benefits

The funds provided by the French Embassy will be used exclusively to cover the travel and living expenses of French and Ghanaian researchers:

  • Travel allowances in France and Ghana are €140 per day for short stays (up to one week) and a lump sum to be determined for longer stays.
  • Air Ticket (France/Ghana or Ghana/France): Covered by the French Embassy (at the best available rate and not to exceed €1,000 per round-trip).

Ambassade de France au Ghana Embassy Supports Franco-Ghanaian Scientific Mobility Projects Courses

  • Agricultural Science
  • Applied science: Energy and Renewable energy, Environment and Climate Change, Engineering sciences;
  • Archaeology
  • Biology and Biotechnology.
  • Health Sciences
  • Human and Social sciences

Eligibility Criteria

This programme aims to promote new partnerships and the participation of young researchers and doctoral students in scientific and technological exchanges between laboratories of excellence in the two countries.

All scientific disciplines are eligible for the programme.

Priority will be given, however, to projects in the following fields:

  • Energy and Renewable energy, Environment and Climate Change, Engineering sciences;
  • Biotechnology, Health Sciences, Agricultural Sciences, and Biology.
  • Archaeology;
  • Social and Human sciences;

The call is open to research laboratories affiliated with institutions of higher education or research organisations in France and Ghana.

Projects that have already received funding through this programme are ineligible to submit a new application upon completion.

Each project must be overseen by two scientists, one from France and one from Ghana. They will be jointly responsible for the administrative, technical, and scientific coordination of the project, as well as the writing of scientific and financial reports. French and Ghanaian researchers must co-author and submit applications in English to the Embassy of France in Ghana, which is responsible for the programme.

Documents Required for Application

  • Applied science: Energy and Renewable energy, Environment and Climate Change, Engineering sciences;
  • Health Sciences, Agricultural Sciences, Biology and Biotechnology.
  • Archaeology;
  • Human and Social sciences;

How to apply

Are you interested and qualified? To apply, visit the Ambassade de France au Ghana on

The required application materials are:

  • The English application form
  • The curriculum vitae of the researchers involved in the study
  • A letter from each of the research centres indicating their commitment to this collaborative endeavour.

Holders of projects are encouraged to submit their files in advance to prevent technical obstacles from jeopardising the timely submission of their applications.

The application form, which can be found below (and which must not exceed 10 pages), must be submitted in PDF format to [email protected]

The application documents must be typed in English.

For more details visit: Ambassade de France au Ghana website.


Application Deadline

March 19, 2023

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