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


IUGB Foundation Virtual Scholarship Gala

IUGB Foundation Virtual Scholarship Gala

We are excited to invite you to the IUGB Foundation Scholarship Virtual Gala. Our event will take place Wednesday, September 15th. The event will stream at 12pm EST and 5pm EST. IUGB Foundation will be honoring the following companies and individuals for their...

Our Scholars Partner Promise to You

Our Scholars Partner Promise to You

Dear Friend, This is our promise to you… 100% of your generosity will go directly to scholarships for low-income, highly-qualified students pursuing a life-changing education at the International University of Grand-Bassam. This is an important promise because it...