Last Friday, September 8 2017, the African School of Economics held the annual Opening Ceremony to welcome this year's cohort of new students.

On stage, the Dean Claude Domfang was joined by Clementina Alamou, the Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, Lewis Atta, the Student Representative, and Adonis-Aubin Hounsokoun, the Accountant for Student Finances. ASE staff welcomed the new cohort of around thirty students starting their Master's degrees. This year, students come from a variety of countries including Benin, Liberia, Cameroon and Burundi. Following a discussion about logistics and scheduling of the academic year - students were impatient to ask questions and seemed excited to begin their year at ASE.