African Leadership University (ALU) in Partnership with Goucher College

Ready to make a difference? Study in Africa, Lead the World.

Immerse yourself in the fastest growing continent in the world.

  • The world is becoming more and more global and interconnected, and Africa is playing an increasingly important part in it. Through a unique reimagined learning model, African Leadership University (ALU) has created a university experience that will equip you with the skills you need to be successful in a fast changing world.
  • ALU develops entrepreneurial leaders who think innovatively to solve the world’s biggest problems.

An Engaging Learning Experience

  • At ALU, there are no lectures. All classes are taught in an active learning format where you drive your own learning in a self-paced way.
  • ALU’s unique learning model puts you first. Drive the bulk of your learning experience individually and with your peers through engaging and meaningful activities.
  • Courses offered in African Studies, Business, Computer Science Sociology, Politics and Economics.

Diversity and Community

  • One of the most exciting things about student life at ALU is the diversity and the sense of community that develops around it.
  • With students from over 30 African countries and staff from across the globe, you will be at the heart of the most diverse college campus in Africa.

ALU Mauritius

  • Enjoy Mauritius’ breathtaking scenery, spectacular beaches and rich cultural heritage of a country shaped by French, British, Indian and African influences.
  • You will grow and learn on this tropical island, referred to as one of Africa’s safest and most education-driven countries.
  • Mauritius is a land that embraces diversity with cultural and historical origins rooted in Asia, Africa and Europe.
  • In your free time you will go hiking swimming or exploring the exotic cuisines the island has to offer.
  • Residential facilities are a perfect blend of modern and tropical, with fully-equipped dorms.

Program dates: January 14 - May 3, 2020

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How to Apply

Application Deadline: September 27, 2019

Goucher students, apply using our programs website.

All others, please use the following form to request more information and log-in credentials for the application website.