The first AIMS centre was founded in South Africa in 2003 and is part of the AIMS-Next Einstein Initiative (AIMS-NEI) which aims at establishing and networking a total 15 such supra-regional centres of excellence in Africa until 2020.
AIMS Ghana is funded by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation. It is the second out of five chairs to be filled in Africa in the framework of a programme financed by the German Government. The aim is to strengthen research in mathematics in Africa and to promote networking between AIMS Ghana and German universities and between the individual AIMS centres in Africa
The mathematician Oliver Menoukeu Pamen from the University of Liverpool in Great Britain is the German Research Chair for “Mathematics and its Applications” at AIMS Ghana located in Biriwa near Cape Coast.
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