African Leadership University


Higher Education for a

higher purpose.

We believe that young people hold the potential to become the ethical, entrepreneurial leaders our continent and planet need. Our role is to unlock that potential through a one-of-a-kind learning experience that gives students the foundation for a lifetime of leading positive change.

Read our new
strategic plan.

We have designed our entire institution around young people’s agency and autonomy as changemakers. Students declare missions, not majors – defining their educational experience by the impact they want to make in the world.
We believe students learn best when they can see their education in action and that some of the greatest lessons come not only from our world-class faculty and staff, but also from industry professionals and peers. We believe that in order to prepare you to make the greatest impact in the world, you shouldn’t have to wait until you graduate.

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Learn more about our vision
from our founder,
Fred Swaniker.

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