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.



Cuvée 2019 de PAUSTI: 70 diplômés de Master et 44 Docteurs
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La cinquième cérémonie de remise de diplômes de l’Institut de l’Université Panafricaine pour les Sciences fondamentales, la technologie et l’Innovation s’est tenue le 29 novembre 2019.

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70 Masters’ and 44 PhD students graduate from PAUSTI in 2019
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The fifth graduation ceremony of the Pan African University Institute for Basic Sciences, Technology and Innovation (PAUSTI) was held on 29 November 2019. This ceremony was combined with the 34th Congregation of the Jomo Kenyatta University of…

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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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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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