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

Faculty Convocation and Orientation – Spring 2020 Semester

Faculty Convocation and Orientation – Spring 2020 Semester

Both full-time and part-time faculty took part in the traditional faculty convocation and orientation workshops, organized a week before the start of Spring semester classes. These feature panel discussions, information sessions and opportunities for faculty to...

UPP Students Stage Mock Trial

UPP Students Stage Mock Trial

Question: Did He Do It? This fall semester a group of Advanced UPP students had to prove or disprove this question. Two of Ms. Lorie Mattox’s advanced Oral Communication classes listened to the podcast, Serial, Season 1, about a young man, Adnan Syed, convicted of...