Forum for Innovation in African Universities

FIAU’s 4th Annual Global Meeting 

Theme: “Pathways to Building Resilient African Higher Education for Economic Development”


Despite significant expansion driven by increased student enrollment and investment, African universities confront diverse challenges such as resource scarcity, infrastructural deficits, and adapting to post-COVID-19 demands. Nigeria, for example, faces a higher education access gap, prompting initiatives like Transnational Education guidelines to enhance collaboration and accessibility. 


FIAU’s Focus

Promoting knowledge co-production and exchange for high education innovation

Integrating entrepreneurship and technology into teaching and learning.

Creating knowledge pathways for African universities to become entrepreneurial.

Fostering University-Industry partnerships to deliver impact at scale.