Monday, October 13, 2008
African Virtual University (AVU) is an innovative educational organization aimed at serving the countries of sub-Saharan Africa (S
The African Virtual University (AVU) is an innovative educational organization established in 1997 aimed at serving the countries of sub-Saharan Africa (SSA).
With a network of 54 partner institutions in 28 countries, the main objective of the AVU is to enhance capacity in ODeL methodologies and support economic development by providing world-class quality education and training programs to students and academic professionals in Africa.
The AVU intends to be the leading continental and virtual education organization collaborating with, and supporting African higher education and training institutions. Through capacity enhancement the AVU will play a major role in effectively increasing access to local and global demand-driven graduate and undergraduate programs in disciplines critical for Africa's socio-economic development.