NURTURE is a capacity-building project within Sub-Programme of Education and Teacher Training of the Norway Government. The NURTURE-project aims to contribute to better, relevant, more accessible and more efficient higher education in Ethiopia. The project improves the capacity of three education programs (eHealth, informatics, and special needs) in five universities in Ethiopia including University of Gondar NURTURE implements new programs (two MSc and one PhD), revise curricula, support MSc and PhD scholarships. The project will also develop digital solutions for students with sensory impairments, organize boot camp seminars, and strengthen access to digital content through eLearning platforms and small-scale infrastructure. Gender equality will be a priority throughout the whole project period and in all interventions. Besides, the project provides financial support for economically deprived and disadvantaged female students from all partner universities.

Project Goals

Group Image from two-day Life Skills Training for Students with Disabilities

Priority Activities

Two-day Life Skills Training workshop for Students with Disabilities


financial support to the Programme entitled NORHED II (Norwegian Programme for Capacity Development in Higher Education and Research for Development)