International Affiliations

OFFICE OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS, PARTNERSHIP AND PROSPECTS

                International agreements and Affiliations                

logo The University of Lagos has on-going and active Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs) with the following international institutions and organisations (This is outside of many others currently in the process of execution):

  • Bloomberg LP, USA

  • Central Michigan University, USA

  • Consortium agreement with University of Sussex, UK & Kenyatta University, Kenya

  • Cranfield University, UK

  • De Monfort University, UK

  • Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, USA

  • Institute of Research Development, France

  • Kennesaw State University, USA

  • Northumbria University, UK

  • Queensland University of Technology, Australia

  • School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, USA

  • Soochow University, China (SUC)

  • Universiade do Vale do Paraiba (UNIVAP), Sao Paulo, Brazil

  • University of Cape Town, South Africa

  • University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana

  • University of West England, UK

  • University of Witwatersrand, South Africa

  • Wageningen University, Netherlands


Global and Continental Education Outreach and Affiliations

The Universities subscribes to linkages that enhance educational standards such as:

logo The Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
logo International Association of Universities (IAU)
logo International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction (CIB)
logo Association of African Universities (AAU)
logo Research Africa (Gold Site)
logo African Laser Centre (ALC)
logo Association of West African Universities (AWAU)
logo Construction Research Innovation(CRI)

Functions of the IRPP Office

The IRPP Office which is the window of the University of Lagosto the world is responsible for:

  • Serving as a central coordinating office for the University's various international initiatives, projects, undertakings and collaboration among faculty members, various centres, colleges and universities worldwide;

  • Developing opportunities for students of the University to engage in international collaborations, undertake international internships and study abroad, through students’ exchange programmes;

  • Facilitating and supporting faculty and staff participation in international projects, programmes, research and scholarly pursuits;

  • Attracting and recruiting international students and providing relevant services as well as receiving international visits and delegations;

  • Providing liaison services which include exchanging information and working collaboratively with other universities, governmental and non-governmental organisations.


  • Some special Features

    • The only Nigerian University with about two and half kilometres stretch of water front view, ideal for recreational purposes.

    • Ranked among the first hundred Universities in Africa.

    • Occupies top place in the annual national university research conference and fair.

    • Growing endowment fund through the support of alumni, friends and well-wishers.

    • Fully computerised library system with subscription to over 40 scholarly databases cutting across all university academic disciplines.

    • 47% female gender distribution of students.

    • Over 170,000 graduates since inception.

    • First and biggest University radio station in Nigeria. (UNILAG Radio 103.1fm)

    • Resource Centre for the visually impaired.

    • First dental faculty to be initiated in Sub-Saharan Africa by an independent African country.

    • Vibrant University Printing Press established in 1981.


    Some Registered Students' Societies

    1. Africa's Young Entrepreneurs
    2. Alternative Dispute Resolution
    3. Career Solution Africa
    4. Committee on Defence of Human Right (CDHR)
    5. Education Rights Campaign (ERC)
    6. Foundation for Better Environment
    7. Junior Chambers International (JCI)
    8. Nigerian Red Cross Society
    9. UNILAG Google Students Club (UNILAG GSC)
    10. WEFATI – International
    11. Yes You Can Nigeria