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The IUGB Foundation is a 501(c)3 U.S. tax exempt nonprofit organization based in Atlanta, Georgia. Organized by U.S. and Ivorian supporters of the International University of Grand Bassam (IUGB) located in Cote d’Ivoire, West Africa. The IUGB Foundation’s Mission  is to provide financial and in-kind assistance to help the International University of Grand-Bassam realize its vision of becoming a Regional Center of Excellence in Higher Education.  The Foundation provides need-based scholarships and fellowships, learning technology and grants and stipends to IUGB students, faculty and staff from Africa, the U.S. and elsewhere.    (Read more)

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IUGB Hosts Second Annual Career Day

On Saturday April 8, 2017, IUGB staff and faculty hosted their second Career Day (“Get Into the Professional World 2”) on the University’s Grand-Bassam campus. About 200 attendees participated, including corporate representatives, students, faculty and administration. (Read more)




We’re All In This Together
IUGB hosts Conference on English Language Instruction in Côte d’Ivoire

IUGB, Ivoirian English teachers and the U.S. State Department all have a stake in improving English language teaching in Côte d’Ivoire.  The ongoing business success of the nation’s young people depends on the ability of its young citizens to think, problem-solve and write and speak English fluently.  (Read more)



Rising to the Top: IUGB Students attend Business Case Competition For Professional Risk Managers’ International Association (PRMIA)

Mr. Ibrahim Berte (current Treasury and President of the Mathematical Risk Management Student Association at Georgia State University) and Mr. Moussa Sanogo, (Vice President and board member of the Risk Management Student Association) and Mr. Joshua Ababio recently participated in and placed 2nd in the 2017 PRMIA Business Case Competition on February 25, 2017th at Mercy College – Herald Square Campus, 66 W 35th St, New York, NY.  (Read more)

DSC_0433Ambassador Andrew J. Young Visit to IUGB

Professor Saliou Touré, President of the International University of Grand Bassam (IUGB), and the IUGB community welcomed Ambassador Andrew J. Young, President of the Andrew J. Young Foundation and his delegation to IUGB’s campus on Monday March 6, 2017. (Read more)



IUGB Foundation’s 2016 Progress Report

Launched in Atlanta, Georgia in October 2014, the IUGB Foundation is continuing its mission of helping the International University of Grand-Bassam (IUGB) become a regional center of excellence of higher education in West Africa.  Since its inception and through your loyal support, we have raised over $200,000 to provide scholarships to IUGB students in need of financial assistance. (Read more)





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