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 a private, publicly assisted, student-centered, institution whose focus is preparing students to compete and lead in the global environment. Our core values, excellence, accountability, and opportunity drive our vision of establishing IUGB as a West African Regional Center of Excellence in higher education.
In the News
A delegation from the International University of Grand-Bassam (IUGB) led by President Saliou Touré visited Al Akhawayn University (AUI) in Ifrane, Morocco on August 30th 2013. During that visit, the President of both institutions met to sign a Memorandum of Understanding and discuss potential programs for the future. To follow-up on the signature of the MOU and with the objective … more
The IUGB participation in the Getenergy meeting is sponsored by ANADARKO Petroleum Corporation, which is an industry partner with IUGB. IUGB will be represented by the Vice President and Chief Operations Officer, Mr. Samuel Koffi, and Mr. Felix Ahoussi, the Director of Student Affairs and Enrollment. IUGB will showcase its newly approved degree programs, including that of Mechanical Engineering Technology, … more
Dr. Sidney E. Harris, Chair of the IUGB Foundation, visited Cote d’Ivoire from February 15-19, 2014. Ambassador John F. Hicks, Executive Director of the Foundation, accompanied him on the trip. This was Dr. Harris’ third visit to Cote d’Ivoire. The previous two trips occurred in 1998-99 when Dr. Harris was the Dean of Georgia State University’s Robinson College of Business. … more
The Honorable Terrence P. McCulley, U.S. Ambassador to Cote d’Ivoire made his first visit to the International University of Grand-Bassam (IUGB) on February 25, 2014. The Ambassador was greeted by IUGB Board Chair Mr. Kouassi Kouame, Chief Operating Officer Mr. Samuel Koffi, and Dr. Sharon Pinebrook, IUGB’s newly appointed Vice President for Academic Affairs. Ambassador McCulley addressed the gathering of some … more
On January 17 and 18, 2014, the President of International University of Grand-Bassam IUGB), Professor Saliou Touré, accompanied by a delegation from the Ministry of National Education, attended a conference at the Lycee Mamie Adjoua of Yamoussoukro. This event marked the beginning of a series of visits by President Touré to selected high schools throughout the country. The purpose … more