student at ase

About Us

The African School of Economics (ASE) is a Pan-African University dedicated to producing cutting-edge research in Economics, Finance, and Public Policy, as well as world-class social scientists and business leaders on the continent.

Our faculty members are leading experts in their fields, and our interdisciplinary approach to education allows students to explore a wide range of topics and gain a comprehensive understanding of the complexities of Africa's economic and social landscape.

At ASE, we are committed to fostering a collaborative and inclusive learning environment, where students from diverse backgrounds can engage in meaningful discussions, conduct groundbreaking research, and develop innovative solutions to address the challenges facing the African continent.

Read More

Featured Alumni

Mahounan Yedomiffi

Learn More

Gaetan Nandong

Learn More

Study at ASE

Our Campuses


ASE offers graduate and undergraduate courses at its campus in Nigeria


Benin Republic

ASE offers graduate and undergraduate courses at its campus in Benin

Benin Republic

Cote d'Ivoire

ASE offers graduate and undergraduate courses at its campus in Cote d'Ivoire

Cote d'Ivoire


The Hunter African School Program to Expand Representation in Economics (HASPERE) is a collaborative initiative between Hunter College and the African School of Economics to train and mentor talented Black and other underrepresented minority students.

Your Image

Our Vision

We are creating the next generation of African scholars that are capable of producing world-class research. We do so through excellence in teaching and research informed by African perspectives.

Cote D'IvoireBèninNigeria

From the President: The ASE Vision

Your Image



Students and alumni across different campuses


Degree programs.


Campuses across 2 continents.

My personal association with the school emanates from ASE's vision and testament to the fact that solutions for Africa should emerge from Africa and lead the way in global narratives on knowledge and expertise for growth and development.

Dr. Ibrahim Mayaki

Former CEO, African Union Development Agency NEPAD (2009 - 2022)

I am quite aware of the activities of the African School of Economics since its creation..., I have always been very impressed by its commitment to excellence and that it prepares students really well for studies in North America. They follow a curriculum and a style of teaching that is very similar to that of top North American universities

Victoria Barham

Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ottawa

I have discovered with ASE, a relevant initiative on African territories that enables to put at the disposal of Africa, well trained and excellent human resources, especially in the area of economic management.

Antonin Dossou

Former Minister for Evaluation of Public Policies, Government of Benin

A great institution that will be producing the next generation of top-notch African economists. Scholars like Leonard, who give so much back to the society, are extremely rare.

Atif Mian

Professor of Economics, Public Policy and Finance at Princeton University, and Director of the Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy and Finance at the Woodrow Wilson School

Be part of ASE's transformative vision

Learn More

Our Partners