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Learn Where Leaders Learn

Are you one of Africa’s future leaders? Perhaps you are a parent or mentor of one? Discover why the very best choose to study at ALA, our admissions process and financial assistance.

The ALA Mission

We aim to transform Africa by developing a powerful network of leaders who will work together to address Africa’s greatest challenges, achieve extraordinary social impact, and accelerate Africa’s growth.

Exceptional Leadership Programs

Alongside our Two-Year Pre-University Diploma Program, we welcome hundreds of young leaders from around the world for our 10-day and 18-day summer leadership camps: the Global Scholars Program (GSP), and our 5-day Model African Union (ALAMAU) conference.

Latest News

Mareme Dieng ’13 Combines College with Leadership Role in Silicon Valley

Mareme Dieng ’13 from Senegal, is combining a rigorous schedule as a college Senior with a prestigious role as Head…

Award-Winning Entrepreneur Amy Wanday ’15, Shaping the Future of Sports in Africa

“My mission in life is to ensure that no other African child with a love for sport feels like they…

Tafadzwa Matika ‘10 Leading Change through Public Health and Agriculture

Tafadzwa Matika ’10 always had a passion for pursuing a career in Public Health, but he could hardly imagine combining…

Welcome prospective Students, Parents & Mentors

We're delighted that you have found our website! Welcome! Our team look forward to your applications and nominations - the very best from across Africa. The following links will guide you to the right information.

Welcome Donors, Supporters & Friends

ALA partners with a wide-range of corporate partners, educational institutions, foundations, and individuals who share its vision of positively transforming Africa. There are many ways to support our work and our students.

ALA Parents & Alumni

ALA has a thriving community of alumni and parents - with dedicated portal and information that guide their own work to contribute further to our mission.

Accreditations, authorizations and memberships

The Academy is at the forefront of advancement and dialog in international education and leadership through its membership of several bodies and is an independent school accredited and authorized by global organizations.

School Affiliations

ALA IN NUMBERS

1309

YOUNG LEADERS IN ALA NETWORK

46

COUNTRIES REPRESENTED

1971

INTERNSHIP AND JOB PLACEMENTS SECURED THROUGH AFRICA CAREERS NETWORK

$136M

IN UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIP AID ACCEPTED

177

VENTURES FOUNDED BY ALA ALUMNI

Infinite

OPPORTUNITIES