Quick Facts

IUGB opened in January 2005 with 13 students

Main entrance to Administration Buillding

and was formally established as an accredited institution of higher education in Cote d’Ivoire in May 2007.  The University’s mission is to provide internationally recognized higher education through technology-enhanced English medium instruction in fields critical to regional development, international success, and life-long learning.

IUGB has locations in both Abidjan and Grand-Bassam.  Abidjan is the major commercial capital of the country and is linked to all major transportation facilities. The distance from Abidjan to Grand-Bassam is about 20 miles. Approaching Grand-Bassam from Abidjan traveling southeast, the Residence Hall is the first building one sees at the current campus on the left side of the road.

Grand-Bassam and Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire.

Classes started

Accredited by Government of Cote d’Ivoire

Independently governed, publicly and privately supported.

University Library and Media Center.

Bachelor degrees in two schools and E-MBA not later than fall 2014.

International Partners
Georgia State University, University of Houston and University of South Africa.

Financial Resources
Approximately 50% public and 50% private tuition and fees.

Tuition and Fees

Application Fee
50,000 CFA Francs.
3,605,500 CFA Francs.
4,040,500 CFA Francs.
Room & Board
2,200,000 CFA Francs.

Enrollment (Jan 2012)
222 students enrolled at IUGB plus 49 exchange/transfer students enrolled at GSU

Faculty (Jan 2012)
Full-time: 13;
Part-time: 33.

Faculty Gender Distribution
Female: 46%
Male: 54%

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