International Progarmes and Linkages


In line with his policy of making Imo State Polytechnic the best Polytechnic in West Africa, the Rector, Very Rev. Fr. Wenceslaus Madu, early this year (2013) created the Directorate of International Programmes and Linkages (DIPL) and appointed Rev. Fr. Dr. Bernard Ukwuegbu (B.A., M. S. Ed & PhD) as the interim Director. Dr. Ukwuegbu, a Senior Lecturer at the School of General Studies, is a renowned Education administrator trained in the United States, Germany and Italy.

Prior to his joining the Imo Poly Staff, he was the Vice Rector (Administration) of Seat of Wisdom Seminary, Owerri. As the Director of International Programmes and Linkages, his area of responsibility include improving the internationality of Imo Poly and coordinating the programmes and links that Imo Poly has with allied international institutions and bodies.

Currently, the Directorate is working on the following Programmes.

  • The AfricarGlobalDrive Project in Partnership with Technical University of Munich (TUM), Germany & Federal University of Technology Owerri (FUTO), Nigeria.
  • Partnership with Roland Plocher GmbH, Germany.
  • Partnership with the Institute of Technical Education (ITE), Singapore.
  • Associate in Science Diploma in Culinary Arts Management with Miami Dade College, Florida USA.
  • Joint Diploma and Degree in Medical laboratory Science and Forensic Science with Albany State University, Albany, Georgia, USA and The Nebraska Institute of Forensic Sciences, Inc. USA.