2014/2015 Pan African (African Union) University – Call for Application.

The Pan African University  is an initiative of the African 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 (4) 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.
1. Pan African University Institute for Basic Sciences, Technology and Innovation (PAUSTI) at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT), Juja, Kenya
2. Pan African University Institute for Life and Earth Sciences including Health and Agriculture (PAULESI) at the University of Ibadan (UI), Ibadan, Nigeria.
3. Pan African University Institute for Governance, Humanities and Social Sciences (PAUGHSS) at the University of Yaounde II, Soa, Cameroon.
4. Pan African University Institute for Water and Energy Sciences (including climate change) (PAUWES) at the University of Tlemcen, Algeria.
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 field.
  •  Certified copies of relevant certificates, transcripts, National I.D. card and passport personal details page.
  • Clear colored passport size photograph (2cmx2cm)
  • Not older than 27 years for male and 30 years for female applicants.
  • Candidates may be required to undergo a written/oral examination after preselection.
Admission Requirements for Doctorate Programmes
Candidates must satisfy the following conditions:
  • A masters degree in a relevant field from PAU or any recognized university
  • Certified copies of relevant certificates, transcripts, national I.D. card and passport personal details page.
  • Clear coloured passport size photograph (2cmx2cm).
  • Not older than 30 years for male and 35 years for female applicants.
The Commission of the African Union will offer full scholarships to the successful African candidates.
Scholarship awardees should be committed to working in Africa after graduation.
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 15th March 2014
Applications received after this deadline shall NOT be considered.
Hard copy applications should be sent by courier to the respective institutes.
Address for PAUISTI
The Director, PAU Institute for Basic Sciences, Technology and Innovation
Jomo Kenyatta University of
Agriculture and Technology
P.O. Box 62000 00200
Nairobi, Kenya.
Address for PAULESI
The Director, PAU Institute for Life and Earth Sciences (including Health and
Agriculture)
University of Ibadan
Nigeria
Address for PAUGHSS
The Director, PAU Institute for Governance, Humanities and Social Sciences
University of Yaounde II, Soa
P.O.Box18, Soa
Cameroon
Address for PAUWES
The Director, PAU Institute for Water and Energy (including climate change)
University of Tlemcen
B.P. 119, 13000
Tlemcen, Algeria
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