Association of African Private Universities (AAPU)
The Association of African Private Universities (AAPU) is a robust forum of private higher education institutions across Africa. Our mission is to promote collaboration and partnership among our members to foster academic advancement, research innovation, staff and student exchange, and to tackle common challenges hindering the growth of private institutions in Africa.
Founded on November 15, 2018, with its headquarters in Kano, Nigeria, AAPU now invites African private institutions to join our growing community.
How to Apply
To become a member of the AAPU, the institution must:
- Align with the objectives of the AAPU.
- Meet the requirements outlined in the AAPU Constitution.
- Submit an online application for membership to the Secretary-General’s office.
Each application will undergo a rigorous process of accreditation, authentication, and verification.
Benefits of Membership
As a member of the AAPU, your institution will have access to:
- A network of distinguished private institutions across Africa.
- Opportunities for academic collaboration and research initiatives.
- Platforms for staff and student exchanges.
- Advocacy and support in dealing with challenges unique to private higher education institutions in Africa.
- Participation in conferences, seminars, and workshops aimed at enhancing the quality of private education in Africa.
- Access to resources and services designed to strengthen institutional capacity.
If you are ready to join us in our mission to elevate the standard of private education in Africa, we invite you to begin the application process today.