The fellows attending the 2024 GEST programme come from 14 different countries.
19 September 2023

The 2024 GEST Cohort Selected

After a lengthy selection process during March-July 2023, as the GEST selection panel reviewed nearly 400 nominations from almost 50 countries, 23 candidates from 14 countries have been selected to attend the 2024 GEST academic programme.
Dr. Irma Erlingsdóttir with colleagues at CEGENSA and students
8 August 2023

The Director of GRÓ GEST visits partners in Ghana

As part of an ongoing Erasmus+ partnership between CEGENSA at the University of Ghana and the GEST programme at the Univeristy of Iceland, the Director of GRÓ GEST visited Accra earlier this year.
14 July 2023

Summer Holidays Closure

The GRÓ GEST office will be closed for summer holidays from 15th July through 7th August 2023. E-mail will be monitored but responses are to be expected after the office reopens in August.
12 July 2023

Yeshiwas Belay: Researching the Gender Dynamics of Ethiopian Peacekeeping Amidst a Civil and Regional Conflict

Yeshiwas Degu Belay, GEST alumnus (2017), is now halfway through his PhD research, which is a joint degree programme of the University of Iceland and Erasmus University of Rotterdam and investigates Ethiopian experiences with international peacekeeping missions and the gender dimensions.
11 July 2023

Sonal Dhanani Receives the 2023 March 8 Fund

It is our great pleasure to announce that a €9,700 grant from the 2023 GRÓ GEST March 8 Fund has been awarded to Sonal Dhanani, GEST alumna of 2022 for the project Women’s Digital Financial Inclusion Advocacy Hub.
20 June 2023

GRÓ GEST visits Birzeit University

GRÓ GEST was invited to attend the international staff week at Birzeit University, Palestine, during the week 5-9 June 2023. The visit was a part of the ERASMUS+ staff mobility, facilitated by the International Office at the University of Iceland, and funded by the European Union.