Who are we?

We are experienced active or retired academics, sharing the conviction that a suitable and efficient system for higher education and research is crucial to train and strengthen upper and middle managers as required for students at any level, Bachelor, Master and PhD for the development of their own country.

Academics Without Borders is a NGO specialized in the accompanying of development projects for:

  • general and professional training,
  • basic and applied research,
  • industrial and international relations
  • learning design and organization…

AWB is a multidisciplinary network of academic skills, linked with other associations: Groupement des retraités éducateurs sans frontières (GREF), AWB – USF Canada…

Objectives and mission

At the request of local actors:

Accompanying and assisting in the development of their collaborations and academic skills through the provision of expertise and services:

  • design and implementation of training and/or research programs,
  • specialized courses and training of trainers,
  • academic orientation and selection procedures…

Facilitating their cooperation with other academic institutions, mainly through the availability of skilled serving or retired academics during long missions and so to work in the long term to develop intercultural dialogue and to the building of mutual trust:

  • diagnosis and in-depth analysis of the needs,
  • elaboration and monitoring of projects,
  • development of skills in a situation,
  • strengthening of international relations and partnerships with the business world…