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.



Pan African University’s Outreach Partners’ Forum
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Pan African University’s Outreach Partners’ Forum, side event of the Third Ordinary Session of the Specialized Technical Committee Meeting on Education, Science and Technology (STC-EST)

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On 21 November 2019 was held at the Paris Institute of Political Studies, also known as Sciences Po Paris, a ceremony to honour the visiting lecturer of the year.

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The student Call for Applications for the academic year 2019/2020 are closed
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We wish to thank everyone who applied to the Pan African University from across Africa.

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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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