Call for admission and scholarships

The application for admission to the IMaNema programme and scholarships to start in September 2023 is open now. All info can be found on our website:

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Call 2: for ICP NEMA CONNECT and DreamTeam scholarships

For the coming 5 years, the IMaNema programme will collaborate with a new partner: the Master of Science in Plant Pathology at Moi University in Kenya. This programme has recently upgraded the nematology content in its curriculum and offers 3 new course units:

  1. Plant Nematology
  2. Practical Plant Pathology
  3. Insect Pests and Nematology

Our master programme and our partners will support this programme with:

  1. 5 scholarships for Kenyan nationals, including tuition fee for 2 years, 12 months scholarship allowance and a bench fee for the master thesis research
  2. 7 grants for short research stays at (intern)national partner institutes such as Ghent University, International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology, International Institute for Tropical Agriculture, North West University, Stellenbosch University.
  3. Co-teaching and co-promotership
  4. Field visits with the NemAfrica team in a joint course unit for MSc Plant Pathology/IMaNema students in collaboration with CABI.

The application for admission and for 5 scholarships to the MSc in Plant Pathology is now open. Deadline for submission 15 February 2023, to start 1 May 2023.

The application procedure is 2-folded, online and should be done simultaneously:

  1. Apply for admission at Moi University. Choose for the application procedure for self-sponsored students. For further questions, please send an e-mail to
  2. Apply for a scholarship. First you need to register your e-mail address and choose a password, after which you will receive a link to your application form. Should you have any problems with this application, please contact

Be prepared to provide: your picture, BSc diploma and academic transcripts, 3 recommendation letters and a short CV (max. 2 pages)

More information about the content of the Master of Science in Plant Pathology can be found here.

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Shortlist scholarships 2022

The selection of candidates who are nominated for the shortlist of the VLIR-UOS scholarship, UGent Top Up grant and Master Mind scholarship is announced on our website. These candidates will continue for the next selection phase for which the outcome is expected in May 2022.

All applicants will be informed by e-mail about this selection and the next steps in the coming weeks.

Thank you all for your applications and interest in our master programme

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NEMEDUSSA project started!

The Erasmus+ Capacity Buidling in Higher Education project "Nematology Education in Sub-Sahara Africa" started on 15 January 2021 and will run until 14 February 2023. More information on our website

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22 May 2019 - Nematology Seminar Day

The programme for the Nema Seminar Day is online - 22/5/2019 @ Campus Ledeganck auditorium 8

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Applications admission / scholarships open

Applications for admission and scholarships (VLIR-UOS, UGent TopUp grant, Master Mind scholarship) are open. You can find the application form and details on our website

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Reports & publications

Publications alumni 1996 — 2016

Agricultural nematology in East and Southern Africa: problems, management strategies and stakeholder linkages

Integration of nematology as a training and research discipline in sub-Saharan Africa: progress and prospects