The Pan African University (PAU) is the culmination of continental initiatives of the Commission of the African Union to revitalize higher education and research in Africa, under the Second Decade of Education for Africa and the consolidated Plan of Action of Science and Technology for Africa. It will exemplify excellence, enhance the attractiveness and global competitiveness of African higher education and research and establish the African University at the core of Africa's development.



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WHAT:   Ninth Graduation Ceremony - Class of 2024

WHEN: Friday, 22nd March 2024

WHERE: Confucius Institute – University of Yaoundé II- SOA

TIME: 08:00 am – 12:30 pm (GMT+1)

WHO:  - Vice President of the Pan African University Council

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PAU welcomes its first Vice Rector

Professor Bolanle Idowu Akeredolu-Ale is the first Vice-Rector appointed at the Pan-African University since its inception. She is actually a distinguished academic figure who brings a wealth of experience and expertise to her new role as the. She…

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Tapis rouge à la toute première Vice-Recteur de l'Université panafricaine
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Le professeur Bolanle Idowu Akeredolu-Ale est la toute première vice-recteur nommée à l'Université panafricaine depuis sa création. Elle est une éminente personnalité académique dotée d’une grande expérience et d’une expertise avérée. Elle a pris…

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The Rectorate is responsible for the daily management of the PAU and is headed by the Rector who is the Chief Executive Officer of the PAU.

At the Malabo Summit held in June 2015, African Heads of State and Government adopted Decision EX.CL/Dec.829 to host the Rectorate of the Panafrican University. Following this decision, a high level panel was set up by Decision EX.CL/Dec.829  (XXV) to designate the country that will host the PAU Rectorate. Considering the report by this panel, the Executive Council selected Cameroon as host country and recommended the designation of Cameroon by the Ordinary session of the African Union Assembly who endorsed the selection in January 2016.

The Pan African University is a flagship project of the African Union

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