Facilitating academic collaborations

AfOx Visiting Fellowship Programme

The AfOx Visiting Fellows Program is designed to enhance academic mobility and network building. The program supports African scholars and researchers working in any discipline to spend periods of flexible time in Oxford.

AfOx Visiting Fellows

From developing an AI platform to preserve languages, studying the evolution of galaxies to solving partial differential equations via rational functions and reframing peace and conflict studies to assessing deep-sea ecosystems, the 2019 AfOx Visiting Fellows worked on a range of fascinating projects during their time in Oxford.

Hear what they have to say about their Fellowship experience in this video.

Find out more about former AfOx Visiting Fellows here.

Providing opportunities for multidisciplinary collaborations

Six Fellowship schemes

There are six Fellowship schemes under the AfOx Visiting Fellows Programme. 

During the Fellowship, AfOx Fellows are associated with a Department and a College within the University. Fellows could be working with any of the University’s departments during the Fellowship period.

Our partner colleges are:  All Souls College, Brasenose College, Christ Church College, Hertford College, Jesus College, Lady Margaret Hall, Merton College, Somerville College, St Antony’s, St Cross College, St Edmund Hall, St Hugh’s, St Peter’s College, Wadham College, Wolfson College. 

Frequently Asked Questions

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Read through our different schemes to find the Fellowship best suited to you

AfOx Visiting Fellowship schemes

AfOx Collaborative Fellowship

Open to all disciplines. Applicants need to have a collaborator based at the University of Oxford before applying. To find a collaborator, view our database of Oxford based researchers.

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AfOx Law Fellowship

This programme is intended for visiting scholars with a clearly defined research agenda, who wish to spend time in Oxford to make use of the Faculty of Law's research facilities.

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AfOx TRADE Fellowship

The AfOx TRADE fellowships target researchers and practitioners addressing the challenges that humanity faces in halting the decline of global biodiversity.

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AfOx TORCH Fellowship

The AfOx TORCH Fellowships aim to connect researchers based in African institutions to Humanities scholars based at Oxford University

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AfOx ASC Fellowship

The AfOx ASC fellowships will allow academics in the Social Sciences and Humanities from African universities and research institutes to spend time in Oxford for writing a journal article or book chapter.

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AfOx Nekton Fellowship

This Fellowship supports African scientists to visit the Ocean research lab (Nekton) to join the team in advancing the knowledge on marine science in the Indian Ocean region.

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