MSR - Ministry of Higher Education, Universities, Regional University Centres and Scientific Research, Sénégal
Ministère de l’Enseignement supérieur, des Universités, des Centres universitaires régionaux et de la Recherche scientifique
The MRS is the national government authority responsible for higher education and scientific research policy in Senegal. The Ministry’s current organizational structure consists of six directorates (Scientific research, Technology research, Biotechnology research, Higher education, Management of student’s grants, and Administrative & Support Services Directorate).
MRS also has under ITS control services and public institutions such as universities and high schools.
The Ministry’s main tasks are to prepare and implement the higher education and scientific research policies defined by the Head of State. It exercises its powers in connection with universities, higher schools teaching and with all applied research centers, and coordinates the conduct of research policy with all departments.
On this basis, the Ministry, with all departments involved in the STI policy, design and execute the higher education & scientific research strategies based on three main components: access, quality and management.