We are pleased to announce the launch of the call for applications for the 2022-2023
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.
The four-day training workshop was geared towards upgrading the skills of the Communication and IT officers of the Rectorate and four operational institutes, to ensure proper ownership and management to the Pan African University website.
During a massively attended ceremony, the 58 male and 52 female new students pledged to abide by the rule of African academic excellence throughout their stay in the Ibadan-based Institute.
Through the creation of the Pan African University, the African Union Member States pledged to invest more on quality education, and to promote research and innovation as the main drivers of the continent's emergence.
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.