AFRICAN VIRTUAL UNIVERSITY

AFRICAN VIRTUAL UNIVERSITY

The African Virtual University (AVU) www.avu.org  is a Pan African Intergovernmental Organization established by charter with the mandate of significantly increasing access to quality higher education and training through the innovative use of information communication technologies.  A Charter, establishing the AVU as an Intergovernmental Organization, has been signed so far by nineteen (19) African Governments - Kenya, Senegal, Mauritania, Mali, Cote d’Ivoire, Tanzania Mozambique, and Democratic Republic of Congo, Benin, Ghana, Guinea, Burkina Faso, Niger, South Sudan, Sudan, The Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Nigeria and Cape Verde. The AVU has its headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya and a Regional office in Dakar Senegal with Host-Country Agreements and Diplomatic Status with the two governments.

At a Glance

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Organization Type

  • University/Academia

Contact

The African Virtual University
Headquarters
Cape Office Park 
Ring Road, Kilimani
Nairobi, Kenya
PO- Box : 25405 - 00603

T : +255 20 2528333
E : wcherubin@avu.org

Organization Mission

"To prepare learners, using open distance and eLearning,to better contribute to the development of the African continent through provision of high quality tertiary and continuing education"