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Advancing African participation in global and cutting-edge STEM research.

AFRISNET (Africa STEM Network) is an international network of students, professors, and professionals with a common goal of advancing research and scholarship in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) in Africa. We are a nonprofit organization that seeks to increase the overall participation of Africans in global and modern research in STEM.


Student Research and Professional Training



Empowering students from disadvantaged background



Graduate Application Technical and Financial Assistance



Promoting Africa-US research collaboration


My internship has greatly influenced my decision to join graduate school to pursue my interest. I am currently a graduate student at Indiana University pursuing a PhD in Genome Cell and Developmental Biology

Batula Abdulkarim

Afrisnet/IU-ISURP 2019 Research Intern, Indiana University Bloomington

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