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Dr. Regina Bekoe (Dean IPIL)
Dr. Regina Bekoe (Dean IPIL)

The International Programmes and Institutional Linkages (IPIL) is responsible for providing information and support to current and prospective international students, establishing links between the university and industry, collaborating with local and international institutions in areas of applied research and knowledge transfer, and providing technical assistance on all matters relating to foreign travels for staff and students. The IPIL is headed by a Dean who reports directly to the Vice-Chancellor.


Some of the key functions of IPIL include the following:

  1. Scouting for credible institutions for collaboration; prepare Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for partnership agreements with potential Partner universities for academic, research and industrial collaborations; interact with existing collaborating partners and seek opportunities to implement joint activities for mutual benefits.
  2. Provide information and support to current and prospective international students on issues such as visas and resident permits, programmes of study and other study-related issues, etc.
  3. Provide technical assistance to staff and students who travel abroad for further studies and other official assignments.
  4. Host and plan programme of activities for delegations from existing or potential Partner Universities.
  5. Organize sponsored foreign trips for staff members by arranging for the booking and purchase of flight tickets, payment of hotel and conference fees, etc.
  6. Attend to other duties as may be advised by the Vice-Chancellor, and also contribute to some university statutory meetings on invitation.


KTU believes that the goals of higher education (teaching/learning, research/discovery, and community engagement) can be better achieved by committing to strong collaborations with other academic institutions and industries. KTU, therefore, seeks to collaborate with interested institutions and industries for cooperation in relevant areas such as:

  • Study/Work Abroad
  • Continuation of Study
  • Joint Research/Grant Application
  • Joint Degrees
  • Staff and students exchange programmes
  • Franchising
  • Staff Mobility
  • Staff Capacity Building

It is important to note that the respective responsibilities of KTU, the Partner University, and the staff/student involved (where applicable) will vary depending on the type of collaboration. There are also variations in the complexity of the partnerships and in the time required for the development and establishment of partnerships. A proposed partnership may combine more than one type of collaboration.


Our partners range from:

  • Africa
  • Cape Coast Technical University, Ghana
  • Takoradi Technical University, Ghana
  • Ho Technical University
  • University of Benin, Nigeria
  • Plateau State Polytechnic, Nigeria
  • Auchie Polytechnic, Nigeria
  • Technical University of Kenya
  • Kenyatta University, Kenya
  • Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Kenya


  • Europe
  • Hamm-Lippstadt University of Applied Sciences, Germany
  • University of Applied Sciences, Dusseldorf Germany
  • SRH Berlin University of Applied Sciences Germany
  • VIVES University of Applied Sciences Belgium
  • Regensburg Technical University (OTH), Germany
  • Technische Hochschule Mittelhessen (University THM), Germany
  • Wismar University of Applied Science Technology, Business and Design, Germany
  • Leipzig University, Germany
  • Gissen University of Applied Science, Germany
  • University of Portsmouth, UK


  • North America
  • McGill University, Canada
  • North Carolina Agricultural and Technology State University, USA


  • Asia
  • University of Electronic Science and Technology of China
  • Konyang Cyber University Republic of Korea
  • The University of Shanghai for Science and Technology, China
  • SRM Institute of Science and Technology India
  • Liaocheng University, China
  • Jiangsu University, China
  • Nanjing University of Information Science & Technology, China
  • Amity University, India


Any organization, academic institution, or individual academics interested in partnering with us and who wish for more information about specific agreements or issues should contact the details below.

Dean’s Office
Tel. +233244719864
Email: director.iril@ktu.edu.gh

Administrator’s Office
Tel. +233264021895
Email: iril@ktu.edu.gh