Agence universitaire de la francophonie

Agence universitaire de la francophonie

Agence universitaire de la francophonie

Acting for a French-speaking university community that is supportive and multilingual, committed to development and to the challenges of knowledge in order to meet the needs of young people, university communities and their ecosystems.
(Updated on 03/02/2023)

In short

Target audience
Supports projects in steps
Target country
Activity sectors
Agriculture and agri-food
Green tech/ Environmental and urban services
Human services, health
Business services, engineering, consulting
Transport, logistics
Commerce and handicrafts
Information and Communication Technologies/ Media
Legal status
International / Intergovernmental organization


The Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie (AUF) brings together 1007 universities, grandes écoles, university networks and scientific research centres using the French language in 119 countries.  

As such, it implements, in its field of competence, the resolutions adopted by the Conference of Heads of State and Government of countries sharing the French language. The North Africa Regional Office represents the Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie in the region. Based in Rabat since 2012, the North Africa Regional Office leads a network of 118 members in three countries: Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia.

Created 60 years ago, it is one of the largest associations of higher education and research institutions in the world. It is also the operator for higher education and research of the Francophonie Summit. It perpetuates the action of AUF, which has been present since the 90s.

It includes 4 establishments in three countries: three French-speaking Digital Campuses (CNF) in Algiers (Algeria), Rabat (Morocco) and in Tunis (Tunisia) and the Francophonie Institute for Knowledge Engineering and Distance Training (IFIC) in Tunis.

1. Digital transformation and university governance;

2. Employability and entrepreneurship

3. Networking and international cooperation

4. Training of trainers and pedagogical innovation

5. Research and valuation AUF Maghreb area of competence: Morocco-Tunisia-Algeria. In the framework of the African Francophone Incubator project: Maghreb, West Africa, Central Africa and the Great Lakes, Southern Africa and Indian Ocean


Market study
Financing strategy
Preparation for fundraising
Diagnosis and business model
Business registration
Aid for innovation
Business Development Assistance
Communication, marketing and sales consulting
Organization, recruitment support
Legal, administrative and HR consulting
Strategy consulting
CSR - Sustainable development
Providing information
Cultural mediation
Coworking - hosting
- Étudiants ou nouveaux diplômés d’un établissement d’Enseignement supérieur membre de l’AUF en Afrique ;
- Ayant un projet social innovant ;
- Entrepreneurs motivés et engagés ;
- Tout secteur d’activité.

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