February 23, 2019

ACEI and ACE IMPACT Official Opening Ceremony held in Djibouti on Wednesday 20 February 2019

The much-anticipated opening ceremony for the Africa Centres of Excellence for Development Impact Project was held on the morning of Wednesday 20th February 2019 at Kempinski Hotel in Djibouti City, Djibouti.
February 23, 2019

An overview of the first two Days of the ACE Meetings in Djibouti

At least 450 Higher Education stakeholders (representing over 30 nationalities) gathered in Djibouti to attend a string of meetings under the banner of the Africa Higher Education Centres of Excellence (ACE) Project from 18 – 26 February 2019.
December 11, 2018

ACE Impact Project Manager: Terms of Reference

The Association of African Universities (AAU), an international non-governmental organization (INGO) with headquarters in Accra, Ghana, was set up in November 1967 by universities in Africa […]
October 17, 2018

(New Dates) Strengthening the delivery of post-graduate Education in African Universities

Confucius, a Chinese teacher, editor, politician, and philosopher is quoted as having said “I hear and I forget. I see and I believe. I do and I understand”. This statement links very well with the concept of being innovative in teaching. Clearly innovative methods of teaching and learning require a total mindset change in terms of the roles of the professors and the learners.
October 17, 2018

Press Release – Association of African Universities joins SCOSS to help secure the future of Open Science

The Association of African Universities, AAU, (https://www.aau.org) has joined the Global Sustainability Coalition of Open Science Services (SCOSS) bringing essential African representation to the effort. AAU, […]
October 12, 2018

Short statement from the SG of AAU on Open Access to all HEIs on the continent

Dear Colleague VCs, Rectors and Presidents of African HEI, Greetings from the Secretariat of the Association of African Universities. It’s with much pleasure that I write […]
August 19, 2018

Obituary Kofi Annan 1938 – 2018

The Secretary General of the Association of African Universities (AAU) on behalf of the Governing Board and African Universities, expresses our profound shock at the passing of Ghana's Nobel Peace Laureate and her finest international diplomat of all-time, Busumru Dr. Kofi Annan, which sad event occurred in the early hours of Saturday, August 18, 2018 in Berne, Switzerland. He was 80.
July 4, 2018

Certificate Workshop: Data Ethics and Skills for Reproduction of Research Findings Using Stata

The aim of this workshop is to train the next generation of African researchers in tools and practices to enhance the transparency, reproducibility, and openness of their research. The workshop will introduce participant to the data landscape of Africa, immerging issues with raw data; academic research misconducts (Publication Bias); best practices for data and code management; Data sharing and the construction of a reproducible and transparent workflow using STATA.
June 8, 2018

Invitation à l’atelier de formation DATAD-R | 03 au 05 Juillet 2018| Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

L’Association des Universités Africaines (AUA), en collaboration avec l’Université Virtuelle de Côte d’Ivoire (UVCI), organise, du 03 au 05 Juillet 2018 au siège de l’UVCI, à […]