Pan African University Call for Applications For the 2015/2016 Academic Year

The Pan African University is an initiative of the Heads of State and Government of the African Union. It is a Premier continental university network whose mission is to provide wholesome postgraduate education geared towards the achievement of a prosperous, integrated and peaceful Africa.

Young, qualified, talented and enterprising applicants from African countries and the Diaspora are invited to apply to join Masters or PhD degree programmes in ANY of the following four PAU institutes listed below. Candidates with potential, motivation and desire to play transformative leadership roles as academics, professionals, industrialists, innovators and entrepreneurs are particularly encouraged to apply.

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Admission Requirements for Masters Programmes

Candidates must satisfy the following conditions:

  • Undergraduate degree from a recognized university, with at least a second class upper division or its equivalent, in a relevant fiel
  • Certified copies of relevant certificates, transcripts, national D. card and passport personal details page.
  • Clear colored passport size photograph (2cmx2cm)
  • Not older than 30 years for male and 35 years for female a

*Candidates  may  be  required  to  undergo  a  written/oral  examination  after  pre- selection.

*Candidates for the Masters in Conference Interpreting and Translation program are required to have excellent knowledge of at least two of the African Union’s official languages (Arabic, English, French and Portuguese)

Admission Requirements for Doctorate Programmes

 

Candidates must satisfy the following conditions:

  • A Masters  degree  in  a  relevant  field  from  PAU  or  any  internationally recognized university
  • Certified copies of relevant certificates, transcripts, national D. card and passport personal details page
  • Clear coloured passport size photograph (2cmx2cm).
  • Not older than 35 years for male and 40 years for female applicants.

 

 

The African Union Commission will offer full scholarships to the  successful African candidates.

Scholarship awardees should be committed to working in Africa after graduation.

 

 

Reasons to join PAU

  • Excellent programmes taught by world class international
  • A vast cooperation network of academic and professional partners on the continent and beyond
  • Attractive scholarship scheme
  • Joint degree awards from the Pan African University and the Host Universities
  • Excellent career prospects in some of the fastest growing fields, with relevant career

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  • Vibrant, multi-cultural and Pan African learning and research environment

 

Application  Procedure

 

Applications should be completed online at www.pau-au.org/apply   Application forms can be downloaded at the following address : www.pau-au.org/call Closing date for receipt of applications with all supporting documents is 28h February 2015 Applications received after this deadline will NOT be considered.

Hard copies of filled application forms should be sent by courier to the concerned institute addresses below:

 

PAUSTI

The Director, PAU Institute for Basic Sciences, Technology and Innovation Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology

P.O. Box 62000 00200

Nairobi, Kenya.

 

PAULESI

The Director, PAU Institute for Life and Earth Sciences (including Health and Agriculture) University of Ibadan

Nigeria

 

PAUGHSS

The Director, PAU Institute for Governance, Humanities and Social Sciences University of Yaounde II, Soa

P.O.Box18, Soa Cameroon

 

PAUWES

The Director, PAU Institute for Water and Energy Sciences (including climate change) University of Tlemcen

B.P. 119, 13000

Tlemcen, Algeria

 

 

Further enquiries can be made through:

pauectorate@african-­‐union.org

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