The African Virtual University (AVU) 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.
African Governments - Kenya, Senegal, Mauritania, Mali, Cote d’Ivoire,
Tanzania, Mozambique and the Democratic Republic of Congo have signed a
Charter establishing the AVU as an Intergovernmental Organization.
AVU has its headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya and a Regional office in
Dakar Senegal. The AVU has Host Country Agreements with the governments
of Kenya and Senegal and the AVU has diplomatic status in these