The AAU will hold its Conference of Rectors, Vice-Chancellors, and Presidents of African Universities (COREVIP) in July 2023. The COREVIP is an assembly of the Chief Executive Officers of AAU member institutions or their representatives. It is held once every two years with the purpose of:
The main theme for COREVIP 2023 is Advancing Excellence in African Higher Education. Supporting this main theme are the following sub-themes:
The overall concept note for the Conference can be accessed from this link: COREVIP 2023 Concept Note __ The AAU’s statutory Conferences such as the COREVIP are normally jointly organized with a member institution in good standing (not owing more than two years in subscription arrears). In light of this, the AAU invites applications from its member institutions in good standing for the co-hosting of this prestigious biennial Conference.
The Host’s Responsibilities
The host university will be expected to contribute to the organization of the Conference, financially or in kind, in the areas of:
It should be noted that the co-hosting of this most important event in the calendar of the African higher education community provides very high-level visibility and exposure to the host institution and country because of the calibre and number of academic leaders, policymakers, researchers, development partners, and other stakeholders that usually attend it, and it is, therefore, a highly sought-after event.
Institutions interested in co-hosting the 2023 COREVIP, should contact the Secretary General at their earliest convenience.
Applications to host the conference should be addressed to:
Association of African Universities (AAU)
The deadline for the receipt of the official application to host the 2023 COREVIP is Friday, 25 November 2022.
While thanking you in anticipation of your positive and expeditious response, please accept the assurances of my highest esteem.
Yours in the service of higher education in Africa,
Professor Olusola Bandele Oyewole