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 Pan African University Planning Meeting (21 February 2019, Tlemcen, Algeria)
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On 21 February 2019, was held in Tlemcen, Algeria, within the premises of the Pan African University Institute of Water and Energy Sciences including Climate change (PAUWES), the first Planning Meeting of the Pan African University for the year 2019.

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First Workshop on the PAU Communication Strategy (14 to 15 February 2019, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia)
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To meet the current needs of the PAU in terms of communication, Kopperkollektive, which was the consultancy firm selected to review the PAU communication Strategy was commissioned ...

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Meeting of the Pan African University Council
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From 12 to 13 February 2019, the Pan African University Council held a meeting aiming at taking stock of the progress made so far ...

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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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