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

A Faculty Member Has Successfully Defended His Doctorate

A Faculty Member Has Successfully Defended His Doctorate

Congratulations to Dr. Nahounnou Angenor YAO, Lecturer at the University Preparatory Program, who successfully defended his Doctorate thesis at the Alassane OUATTARA University in Bouake, Côte d’Ivoire. The defense committee was composed of three professors from two...

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...