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

UPI Launch on IUGB Campus

UPI Launch on IUGB Campus

The U.S. Embassy in Abidjan in collaboration with the University of Georgia (UGA) and the International University of Grand-Bassam (IUGB) officially launched the U.S. State Department Bureau of African Affairs’ University Partnerships Initiative (UPI) on the IUGB...

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Q & A with Incoming IUGB Freshman Adaeze Prunelle Uwaoma

Q & A with Incoming IUGB Freshman Adaeze Prunelle Uwaoma

1. Why did you choose IUGB? I chose IUGB because the education system is flexible and making students accountable of their success.  I think that IUGB is able to give me what I need. 2. Online teaching and learning vs in-person teaching and learning vs hybrid? Which...