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IUGB is student-centered and follows the American model of higher education in all its aspects, including admissions, curricula, governance, and transparency.                                 Our outlook is global, we embrace international education, and we are committed to addressing the global challenges threatening the world.                                The University is an English-language institution, with English as the language of instruction and the "official language" of the institution.                                IUGB actively seeks partnerships with institutions of shared values in Africa and around the world.                                We teach tolerance and instill principles of non-violent conflict resolution.                                Financial aid is provided to qualified needy students.                                We stress quality and excellence in all that we do.                                The University curriculum is market-driven, responding to the local and regional human capital requirements.                            

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

Get Into the Professional World 2; IUGB Hosts Second Annual Career Day

On Saturday April 8, 2017, IUGB staff and faculty hosted their second Career Day (“Get Into the Professional World 2”) on the University’s Grand-Bassam campus. About 200 attendees participated, including corporate representatives, students, faculty and administration. The program was designed to provide students with a dynamic and tangible experience that facilitates connections between students’ academic pursuits and future professional endeavors. Career … more

We’re All In This Together; IUGB hosts Conference on English Language Instruction in Côte d’Ivoire

IUGB, Ivoirian English teachers and the U.S. State Department all have a stake in improving English language teaching in Côte d’Ivoire.  The ongoing business success of the nation’s young people depends on the ability of its young citizens to think, problem-solve and write and speak English fluently.  Also, IUGB’s mission, as an American-style nonprofit, student-centered institution striving for international distinction, … more

Rising to the Top: IUGB Students attend Business Case Competition For Professional Risk Managers’ International Association (PRMIA)

Mr. Ibrahim Berte (current Treasury and President of the Mathematical Risk Management Student Association at Georgia State University) and Mr. Moussa Sanogo, (Vice President and board member of the Risk Management Student Association) and Mr. Joshua Ababio recently participated in and placed 2nd in the 2017 PRMIA Business Case Competition on February 25, 2017th at Mercy College – Herald Square … more

Ambassador Andrew J. Young Visit to IUGB

Professor Saliou Touré, President of the International University of Grand Bassam (IUGB), and the IUGB community welcomed Ambassador Andrew J. Young, President of the Andrew J. Young Foundation and his delegation to IUGB’s campus on Monday March 6, 2017. IUGB students saluted Ambassador Young through dance, poetry and song, paying tribute to his lifelong fight for human and civil rights … more

IUGB Foundation’s 2016 Progress Report

Dear Friends: Launched in Atlanta, Georgia in October 2014, the IUGB Foundation is continuing its mission of helping the International University of Grand-Bassam (IUGB) become a regional center of excellence of higher education in West Africa. Since its inception and through your loyal support, we have raised over $200,000 to provide scholarships to IUGB students in need of financial assistance. … more

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