The General Conferences of the Association of African Universities is normally a five-day event centered around Higher Education in Africa. On the 5-8 July 2021, the AAU will be holding its 15th General Conference.

The theme of the Conference is:
The Future of African Higher Education

In addition to Keynote Presentations on the theme of the Conference, there will be papers and presentations dealing with the following six (6) sub-themes:



COREVIP 2015 attracts over 250 participants

History will forever remember the 18th Conference of Rectors, Vice Chancellors and Presidents of African Universities (COREVIP) organised by the Association of African Universities, in collaboration with the Ministry of Education of Rwanda and University of Rwanda (UR).

The conference, hosted in Kigali, Rwanda from 2nd to 5th June 2015, is one of the many platforms used by the AAU to foster cooperation and collaboration among its over 320 member institutions. COREVIP also creates the platform for critical reflections on issues affecting higher education and the development of Africa.


Accra-Ghana, October 11, 2021 – The Association of African Universities (AAU) is inviting all Higher Education Institutions across the continent to celebrate the 2021 Africa Universities’ Day which comes off on November 12, 2021, under the theme “Building Technology Based Resilient Universities, Now!”.

Africa Universities’ Day is commemorated each year to celebrate the day of the AAU’s establishment on November 12, 1967, and to highlight the contributions of the Higher Education Sector to the development of the African continent. It is also a day when critical dialogue on how to improve the quality of Africa’s higher education is promoted.