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About Honoris United Universities

Honoris United Universities is the first and largest pan-African private higher education network committed to transforming lives through relevant education for lifetime success. Collaborative intelligence, cultural agility, and mobile mind-sets are at the heart of the Honoris approach to educate the next generation of leaders and professionals able to impact regionally in a globalized world. Honoris combines the expertise of its member institutions to develop world-class African human talent that is competitive in today’s fast-paced, demanding, and increasingly digitized labour and start-up markets.

Honoris comprises a community of 71,000 students on 70+ campuses, learning centres and via online, in 10 African countries and 32 cities. The network is formed of 15 institutions: multidisciplinary universities, specialized schools, technical and vocational institutes, contact, distance, and online institutions. Students have an opportunity to experience exclusive partnerships and exchange programs in more than 190 universities across Europe, the United States, and Asia. Over 420 degrees are offered in Medicine, Health Sciences, Engineering, IT, Business, Law, Architecture, Creative Arts, Fashion and Design, Media, Political Science, and Education.

Honoris United Universities. Education for Impact.

About Honoris United Universities


We aim to transform Africa by preparing young leaders able to operate successfully in the world’s youngest and fastest growing continent, to address its greatest challenges and to create a long-lasting positive impact on societies and communities.

We believe in Africa’s potential, and we are committed to transforming lives through relevant education for lifetime success.

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Our mission is to educate and prepare solution-oriented leaders to create impact in Africa and beyond

Transformative Impact: We believe in reshaping the future of learning, to deliver on our Education for Impact mission, by educating and preparing future leaders and professionals capable to leapfrog any obstacles to achieve economic growth for their communities and contribute to the transformation of Africa

Future Oriented Learning: We believe that through innovative and future-oriented learning approach, we can widen access to quality education and developing world class African human talent with an entrepreneurial mindset and 21st century skills to thrive in the globally disrupted world of work.

Future-Proof Employability: We believe in enhancing the employability of our graduates by incorporating a comprehensive and mandatory work readiness program into the network curricula – for graduates to develop soft skills and digital capabilities as well as real world competencies, which will provide them with a competitive advantage in the job market and allow them to succeed in the ever-changing global economy.

About Honoris United Universities


Collaborative Intelligence

Collaborative intelligence is at the heart of our innovative vision of higher education. It brings together the knowledge and practices of several countries and communities to form a new generation of leaders and professionals capable of impacting tomorrow’s societies and economies. Collaborative intelligence drives our activities and embolden our purpose-driven mission.

Cultural Agility

In a world of challenges and opportunities, of complexity and speed, we aim to create confidence in responding to shifting skills, thinking and human engagement. Our culturally agile faculty and graduates will help develop Africa and make it shine regionally and globally.

Mobile Employability

By understanding modern employers’ needs and creating differentiated and responsive education offerings, Honoris intends to prepare its students for regional and international employability, i.e., mobile employability.

Academic Excellence

Honoris is committed to providing earnest and suitable learning environments with clear academic standards across the network. Through independent quality reviews, Honoris’ programs, faculty, systems, infrastructure and outcomes will maintain their standard of academic excellence.

Rich Student Experience

Honoris’ member institutions make concerted efforts to engage the student professionally, in their administrative interactions; ambitiously, in their academic participation; and comprehensively, in their personal development. These efforts are standard - from residential offers and online interactions to events, clubs, networking, and campus-based or virtual activities.

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