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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

Exxon Mobil and IUGB are Exploring E-Learning Training in Oil, Gas and Energy


The International University of Grand Bassam (IUGB) hosted on January 22, 2015 a delegation composed of Mr. Oliver Cashin, Exxon Mobil Africa Advisor, Ms. Ango Adama, Exxon Mobil Public and Government Advisor for Côte d’Ivoire, and Mr. Robert Taylor, Vice President of Business Development and Instructor for International Human Resources Development Corporation (IHRDC). Before an IUGB audience of students, faculty … more

President Toure held a Town Meeting with Students and their Parents to talk about Student Success at IUGB

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Within the framework of student orientation of Spring 2016 semester, Professor Saliou Touré, President of the International University of Grand-Bassam (IUGB), chaired a town meeting with students and their parents at N’sa Hotel (Grand Bassam) on Saturday, January 16, 2016. The meeting was attended by University officers, faculty and staff members. This meeting aimed at giving the parents information about … more

AFNET Honors IUGB’s 2015 GSU Graduates

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On Friday, December 18th, the Atlanta Chapter of the Alumni and Friends Network, (AFNET) hosted a celebration in honor of seven IUGB students who completed their bachelor degrees at Georgia State University. Established in 2012, AFNET works to build a strong alumni association of graduates and friends for the International University of Grand-Bassam that will create value, pride and a … more

President Touré Announces new Cooperation Agreements


IUGB President, Professor Saliou Touré recently announced the signing of cooperation agreements with universities in the USA, (the Minnesota State University, Mankato,) and Chile, (Bernardo O’Higgins University in Santiago). In signing these agreements, President Touré noted that these partnerships will provide another development opportunity for our faculty and students and allow us to further diversify our relationships with higher education institutions around the world. more

IUGB Foundation presents Invest for Success Campaign to AfDB


During their recent fundraising and familiarization visit to Côte d’Ivoire, Executive Director John F. Hicks and Board Member Ambassador Alice Dear presented the Foundation and its current fundraising initiative, Invest for Success, to senior officials of the African Development Bank (AfDB). Accompanied by IUGB President Professor Saliou Touré and Vice President and COO Mr. Samuel Koffi, the discussions with AfDB … more

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