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

UPP Faculty Visit the NGO “Education and English for You”

UPP Faculty Visit the NGO “Education and English for You”

On June 12, faculty from the University Preparatory Program (UPP) visited the site of Education and English for You (EEFY) in the Anono neighborhood of Abidjan. UPP faculty members Julie Reimer, Brione LaThrop, Mohamed Lekrama and Rodrigo Islas spoke and sang young...

We Have a New Look!  IUGB and IUGB Foundation Announce New Websites

We Have a New Look! IUGB and IUGB Foundation Announce New Websites

Any great outcome involves intense teamwork, problem-solving and countless tweaks to the finished product.  Speaking on behalf of those at IUGB and of all of us at the IUGB Foundation we are here to say that upgrading our respective websites is certainly no...