EAC, The Leading School of Architecture in Casablanca, Morocco, Joins Honoris United Universities

Casablanca, Morocco, November 1st, 2018

Honoris United Universities has acquired École d’Architecture de Casablanca (EAC) in Morocco, a development that builds on the vision and breadth of its distinctive program offerings and employability focus. This acquisition marks another key milestone in the expansion of Honoris as earlier this year the network also partnered with EMSI, the largest private higher education institution in Morocco. For more than 32 years, EMSI has been a pioneer in the country and region, serving as an innovation center as well as a reference in engineering education. Alongside Universite Mundiapolis, a multi-disciplinary university in Morocco known for its employability mission, this engagement firmly reinforces Honoris’ position as an educational leader in Morocco and in Francophone Africa.

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A Boot Camp for Women Entrepreneurs, Morocco

Marrakech, Morocco, September 25th, 2018

Honoris welcomed 54 incredible female entrepreneurs from across Africa in the first Women In Africa (WIA) boot camp, hosted at EMSI’s campus in Marrakech. This boot camp builds on Honoris’ training partner position with WIA Philanthropy to empower women entrepreneurs.

Globally, studies show that sub-Saharan Africa boasts the world’s highest rates of women entrepreneurs at 24%, and the boot camp aimed to empower them with entrepreneurial skills through master classes with coaches from Roland Berger, Société Générale and ESCP’s incubator, the Blue Factory – an Honoris academic partner. As we believe that women have the power to transform Africa, all entrepreneurs were also given the opportunity to apply for Honoris Scholarships for Women Entrepreneurs to further their education in order to accelerate their projects. Committed to encouraging innovation and building entrepreneurs, the boot camp was also attended by several promising Honoris students from Morocco and Tunisia who were able to further develop their entrepreneurial skills for their start-ups, as well as the team leaders of the Honoris’ incubators projects in these countries. Find out more from some of these inspirational entrepreneurs in our IdeaX video series here.

Source:  http://honoris.net/a-boot-camp-for-women-entrepreneurs-morocco/

ESCP Europe Signs Comprehensive MOU with Honoris United Universities

Paris, France, May 18th, 2018

Honoris United Universities, the first private pan-African higher education network, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with ESCP Europe to further its transnational network of leading academic centres of excellence and to support ESCP Europe’s mission to participate in the future training of African leaders.

Distinguished as the world’s first ever business school, ESCP Europe is a Triple-Crown Accredited pan-European institution with six integrated urban campuses in Berlin, London, Madrid, Paris, Turin and Warsaw. Established in 1819, ESCP Europe’s mission is to develop the next generation of transnational business leaders preparing them to embrace the opportunities offered by cultural diversity and global challenges.

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Ecole Mohammadia d’Ingenieurs: The Pride of Moroccans (video)

The Ecole Mohammadia d’Ingénieurs (Arabic: المدرسة المحمدية للمهندسين‎, abbreviated EMI) is a School of Engineering in Rabat, Morocco. EMI was founded in 1959 by the King Mohammed V as Moroccan’s first polytechnic, it’s the largest institution of higher education in technology and one of the leading technical schools in Morocco.
EMI became in 1981 under the order of the king Hassan II the first school combining academic and military education. Following the establishment of polytechnical schools in many European countries the early years of the 19th century, often based on the model of École Polytechnique in Paris in 1794.