since 1967

The Voice of Higher Education in Africa


AAU Member Universities

AAU members collectively help shape policy for higher education, science, and innovation; promote best practices in undergraduate and graduate education; and strengthen the contributions of research universities to society.
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AAU Partners

AAU Partners support us in our quest in improving Higher Education in Africa through student, academic, quality assurance, governance and many other key areas that are pivotal to the development of Higher Education in Africa.
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Benefits of an AAU Member:

  • Invitation to host AAU Events / speak at AAU Conferences
  • Right to vote / stand for election as President & as Governing Board Member
  • Use of AAU logo to indicate affiliation to the Association
  • Being associated to the principles and values AAU upholds
  • Inclusion of research outputs on the DATAD platform
  • Opportunity for faculty to participate in Academic Staff Exchange Missions.
  • Opportunity for graduate students to benefit from Small Grants for Theses and Dissertations
  • Opportunity for graduate students to benefit from funded internship programme
  • Access to AAU Publications stored as Open Educational Resources
  • Advertising your academic jobs / institutional news on the AAU Weekly & Website
  • Conference of Rectors, Vice Chancellors & Presidents
  • Database of African Theses & Dissertations (DATAD) Training