About Us

IUGB is a dynamic American-style university, preparing the next generation of leaders in Africa.

As a world-class, not-for-profit, American-style institution, IUGB’s mission is to deliver an English-language liberal arts education in fields critical to growth and development of Côte d’Ivoire and West Africa.

The university offers six career-oriented degree programs through two schools: The School of Business and Social Sciences (BSS) and the School of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). IUGB also offers a University Preparatory Program.

A Community of Achievers Learns Here

34 students on the President’s List
46 students on Deans’ Lists
37 students with High Honors

IUGB Attracts Excellence

80 total faculty members
38 total faculty members with a PhD
15 female faculty members
4 female faculty members with a PhD

THE LATEST FROM IUGB

Dr. TOMPIHE Awarded a Fellowship at Princeton University

Dr. TOMPIHE Awarded a Fellowship at Princeton University

Dr. Jean G. TOMPIHE is Assistant Professor in the School of Business and Social Sciences at the International University of Grand Bassam (IUGB). His ongoing research agenda explores: Which Way Africa by 2050: the next Economic Eldorado or the Island of Chaos and...

IUGB admitted to the International Association of Universities

IUGB admitted to the International Association of Universities

Starting October 1st, 2019, the International University of Grand-Bassam (IUGB) will appear on the International Association of Universities (IAU) world map. The Association counts over 650 member universities and organizations in 120 countries, including 7 in West...

Faculty Convocation and Orientation Fall 2019 Semester

Faculty Convocation and Orientation Fall 2019 Semester

Both full-time and part-time faculty took part in the usual start of the semester orientation, organized a week before the start of Fall semester classes. This important event features workshops, information sessions and opportunities for faculty to present their...