Welcome to the International University of Grand-Bassam
The International University of Grand-Bassam (IUGB) is located in the coastal city of Grand-Bassam, Cote d'Ivoire just a 30 minute drive east of Abidjan, the country's economic and commercial hub. IUGB is an independent, not-for profit, American-style institution whose focus is to produce workforce-ready innovative, entrepreneurial, and socially responsible leaders.
In the News
ABIDJAN—More than 100 student volunteers from the International University of Grand Bassam (IUGB) helped remove marine waste from Cote d’Ivoire’s Royal Beach Road as part of the U.S. Embassy’s International Day of Coastal Cleanup. Called Operation “Coupe de Broom,” the event was held September 26 and helped stress the importance of community activities for IUGB students. Planners estimated that some … more
“….To IUGB our beloved University, we thank President TOURÉ and his team for opening a window of the Ivorian dream here in Bassam. A window that is growing year after year to become a door…” Mr. Kouakou Donatien ADOU, IUGB Class of 2015. The above words eloquently speak to the vision, impact and important role of International University of Grand-Bassam … more
The International University of Grand Bassam, in association with the Office of the Mayor of the City of Grand Bassam, hosted on its Campus a fun filled free Jazz Concert by the American group “LE CHAT LUNATIQUE” (aka The Crazy Cat) from Albuquerque, New Mexico, on Tuesday, July 7, 2015 from 7 to 11 PM. The IUGB community members and … more
African Development Bank President, Mr. Donald Kaberuka, accompanied by senior AfDB officials, received a warm welcome from IUGB officials, students, faculty and staff members and prominent leaders of the city of Grand-Bassam during his courtesy visit to the University on June 18, 2015. Mr. Kaberuka’s visit came on the heels of IUGB President Saliou Touré’s recent visit of May 22, … more
On Friday, May 22, 2015, the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Carlyle Group hosted students from 3 Côte d’Ivoire prominent universities, including the International University of Grand-Bassam (IUGB) during the “In the Boardroom 2015” program. The program aims to share specialized knowledge with university students and their professors on business strategies and leadership. The Carlyle Group, one of the … more