News and Events

Upcoming events:

  • 20-24 April 2020: Annual Review Meeting for the activities of the year 2019.
  • 19-23 October 2020: Annual Planning Meeting for the year 2021.

Past events:


Documents regarding the bilateral agreement with Moçambique.

  1. A simple template for projects with funds only for PhD Sandwich training in Sweden
  2. For projects where the indirect costs are budgeted as a separate Budgetline
  3. For projects where the indirect cost has been included in the budgetline amounts

Scientific Programs

Collaborating Swedish institutions:
Karolinska Institutet (KI), Uppsala University (UU), Umeå University (UmU), Örebro University (OrU), Gothenburg University (GU), Lund University (LU), Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU), Luleå University of Technology (LTU), Chalmers University of Technology (CTH), Linköping University (LiU), Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Jönköping University (JU), Blekinge Institute of Technology (BTH), University of Borås (HB), Stockholm University (SU), Mälardalen University (MdH), University of Gävle (HiG).
Collaborating South African institutions:
North West University (NWU), Stellenbosch University (SUN), University of the Witswatersrand (Wits), University of Cape Town (UCT), University of Pretoria (UP), University of Western Cape (UWC), University of the Free State (UFS), University of South Africa (UNISA).

The collaboration consists of the following thematic areas/scientific programmes/supporting elements. Not all the Swedish and South African collaborators are mentioned by name below.

1 Thematic areas

1.1 Thematic area 1 - Population, health and well-being of the society
Coordinator: Esperança Sevene

1.2 Thematic area 2 - Agriculture, nutrition and food security
Coordinator: Sebastião Famba

1.3 Thematic area 3 - Natural resources, environment and climate change
Coordinator: Almeida Guissamulo

1.4 Thematic area 4 - Technology and innovation
Coordinator: Geraldo Nhumaio.

1.5 Thematic area 5 - Education, culture, good governance, ethics and human rights
Coordinator: Francisco Januário.

  • 1.5.1 Strengthening Municipal Democracy and Local Development: Social Sciences Research on Governance, Decentralization and Development;
    Coordinator: Carla Braga. Swedish collaborator: Sten Hagberg (UU).
  • 1.5.2 Biocultural Heritage in Mozambique: developing new heritage industries;
    Coordinator: Hilário Madiquida. Swedish collaborator: Anneli Ekblom (UU).
  • 1.5.3 Collaboration between Faculty of Economics at Eduardo Mondlane University and JIBS/Jönköping University;
    Coordinator: Fernando Lichucha. Swedish collaborator: Lars Hartvigson (JU).

2 Key areas

2.1 Key Supporting Elements

Contact information

Manuel Guilherme Júnior, Director of the Cooperation Office and Coordinator of the Programme Support Unit.

Manuel Chenene, Coordinator of the UEM-Sweden programme.

Vasco Manjate, Programme Officer of the UEM-Sweden programme.

Benedito Mahumane, Financial Officer of the UEM-Sweden programme.

Leif Abrahamsson, Scientific coordinator

Therese Rantakokko, Administrator.