Registration now open for the 2020 AAUN Africa Forum

We are happy to announce that registration for the next AAUN Africa Forum, which will take place at the Future Africa Institute of the University of Pretoria, South Africa, on Monday, 30 March 2020 is now open. The Forum will be followed by a half-day interdisciplinary research workshop for selected recipients of seed grants from the AAUN Partnership and Research Development Fund (PRDF) on Tuesday, 31 March 2020.

The theme of the 2020 Africa Forum is: Smart partnerships and African networks for excellence.

The Annual Africa Forum meeting brings together the network’s 22 members including ten universities from Australia and twelve from the African continent. In order to facilitate vibrant conversation and engagement, we expect up to 100 expert participants from academia, government, business, and non-government organizations to attend.


The latest draft of the Forum program focusing on SDGs and STISA 2024 as drivers of partnerships and knowledge networks, can be accessed here. A key outcome of the forum will be priority research areas with a view to inform the 2020 PRDF seed funding round, and evidenced-based advice for African policy makers.

The program also contains information regarding accommodation options and transport.


To register for the AAUN Forum, which is free of charge thanks to the generous support of our members and sponsors, please go here.

Southern Africa Impact Forum on 1-2 April           

The AAUN Forum will be part of a week of related activities at the University of Pretoria. If you would like to participate in the Southern Africa Impact Forum on 1-2 April, please find the Program and Registration here

More details can be found on the forum webpage here