WELCOME TO THE PAN AFRICAN UNIVERSITY

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.

 

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INNOVATION AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP TRAINING OF THE PAN AFRICAN UNIVERSITY INSTITUTE OF GOVERNANCE, HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES, DECEMER 2023
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The Institute of Governance, Humanities and Social Sciences of the Pan African University (African Union Commission), PAUGHSS, hosted by the University of Yaoundé II, as per its mandate aligning with the African Union Agenda 2063 to train young…

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Presentation of the AU Theme of the Year 2024

Educate an African fit for the 21st Century: Building resilient education

systems for increased access to inclusive, lifelong, quality, and relevant learning in

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RECTORATE

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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