Applications are now open for the 2024/2025 Africa Oxford Initiative (AfOx) Visiting Fellowship Program.This opportunity is designed to foster international collaboration by enabling outstanding African researchers to engage
with the academic community at the University of Oxford.

The AfOx Visiting Fellowship Programme is tailored to allow researchers from Africa to build international networks, focus on projects of their choice, and collaborate closely with Oxford-based scholars. AfOx Visiting Fellows are affiliated with the University of Oxford for 12 months, including ten months of virtual online engagement and a two month in-person visit to Oxford in May and June (Trinity term).


  • AfOx fellowships are open to researchers from all disciplines represented across the University of Oxford’s departments.


  • As an AfOx Fellow, you will be affiliated with the University of Oxford for 12 months, engaging virtually for ten months before spending two memorable months in Oxford. This period allows for intensive collaboration, networking, and immersion in one of the world’s leading academic environments during Trinity term (May and June).
  • Complete logistics support, including with visa application processes, accommodation, airfare, visa fee, a maintenance allowance for incidental expenses, a temporary University card and orientation is provided by AfOx.

Application Process

  • Applicants are required to have an Oxford-based researcher named as their collaborator on their application. This requirement underscores the programme’s emphasis on collaboration.
  • All applications require a letter of support from a host at the University of Oxford and applicants based at African Universities must contact potential collaborators at the University of Oxford to agree on their proposed project
    and timelines before making the application.

Method of Application

For More Information,

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Application Deadline: 31st May 2024.