Master of Regional Integration

Mauritius - 31 January 2021

The Master of Regional Integration is a 2- year fully online professional postgraduate programme offered by the University of Mauritius (UoM) in collaboration with COMESA. The programme is 100% course work and is designed on an online platform. It is opened to students around the world, across different continents and across both COMESA and non-COMESA countries. It targets government officials working in divisions dealing with trade, integration and cooperation issues. Students intending to work as trade officers, trade policy analysts, advisers, researchers, trade attachés, and private sector trade practitioners are encouraged to apply.
The main objectives of the programme are to:  Provide sound conceptual, policy and practical training on regional integration;  Provide practical skills to learners to update their knowledge, with a view to support trade negotiations and the process of integration in the COMESA region;  Enhance and promote research activities in the area of regional integration issues;  Help extend access to research opportunities and higher education on regional integration within the COMESA region and in the continent by promoting and enhancing the generation of research output relating to regional integration;  Support and promote the dissemination and exchange of research findings on regional integration; and  Facilitate attitude change among officials who are involved in the day-to-day management of the integration process.