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 and Coordination Meeting May 2019
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From 16 to 17 May 2019, was held in Nairobi, Kenya, the second Pan African University (PAU) Planning and Coordination Meeting of the Year 2019. Presided over by the acting Rector of the PAU, the meeting aimed to present an update on the current…

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Second Workshop on the PAU Communication Strategy (14-15 May 2019, Nairobi, Kenya)
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The purpose of this workshop was to present and discuss the revised PAU Communications Strategy and to align the external communication of the PAU in terms of channels of communication, products, key messages and branding.

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Student Call for Academic Year 2019/2020
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The Pan African University has the honor to inform the African Member States of the launching of the 2019-2020 Call for Applications for the recruitment of students at the Pan African University.

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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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