IU's Gateway in Accra

The IU Ghana Gateway, established in May 2024, is located in the Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences in the Airport Residential District in Accra and serves as a hub to support IU in Ghana.

The Gateway serves to facilitate a range of academic activities from faculty workshops and education abroad to student recruitment and alumni events, allowing different stakeholders of the IU community to explore areas of mutual interest with local partners throughout Ghana, while increasing the visibility and impact of IU’s academic and research activities.

Funding opportunities

A variety of funding mechanisms are available to support research activities at the Global Gateways.

Provides matching support of up to $5,000 for activities – such as workshops, symposia, public talks, and artistic performances – that take place at one or more of IU's Global Gateway offices.

Learn more about Global Gateway Grants

CAHI Global Gateway grants are administered jointly by the College Arts and Humanities Institute (CAHI) and IU Global. For College faculty whose primary area of research or creative activity is in the arts and humanities, these grants support activities that take place at one or more of IU’s Global Gateways. Together, CAHI and IU Global will provide joint funding of up to $10,000.

Learn about CAHI Global Gateway grants

Education Abroad program development grants, up to a maximum of $3,000, support faculty in exploring the academic and logistical local arrangements for prospective faculty-led study abroad programs.

Address inquiries to: IU Education Abroad,

Learn about Education Abroad program development grants

Academic partnerships in Africa

IU has established both primary, university-level partnerships and unit-to-unit partnerships with leading institutions across Africa.

Explore partnerships

By committing to having a physical presence in Ghana, IU engages with rising social, economic and cultural leaders across Africa where they are. The Ghana Gateway will continue to connect students and scholars to global conversations and collective problem-solving on the African continent.

Hilary E. Kahn, Interim Vice President for International Affairs

Learn more about IU’s Global Gateway Network

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