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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)



3rd Annual World Trade Day Conference & Networking Event

IUGB Foundation’s Executive Director Amini Kajunju will be a panelist at Georgia’s 3rd Annual World Trade Day Conference on Friday, May 3.  She will address geopolitical forces and their impact on international market opportunities.  Register here and participate in this state-wide discussion around global trade and investment. For details and access to the full program, go to the event website: https://www.wtcatlanta.com/world-trade-day/



picAlumni Profile – DUNCAN Franck Anthony

When reflecting on my four years at the International University of Grand-Bassam (IUGB), I could positively affirm that the experience not only made me a better person, but also decently prepared me to embrace a promising future. (Read more)




IUGB STUDENTS 031A0578Celebrating International Women’s Day in Côte d’Ivoire and in Atlanta!

On Friday, March 8, 2019, millions of women (and many men) gathered around the world to celebrate International Women’s Day. We are grateful everyone gathered to promote equality and respect for women. (Read more)




amini-kajunju-copyA Message from the IUGB Foundation Executive Director (April 2019)

IUGB is an American-style English-instruction university located in French-speaking Cote d’Ivoire. In keeping with our mission to stay close to the best aspects of tertiary education in America, IUGB offers three degrees in the School of Business. (Read more)




Sam-Koffi-visit-with-students01IUGB Foundation Announces Our Participation In The GlobalGiving Girl Fund Campaign

We’re thrilled to announce the IUGB Foundation’s participation in The GlobalGiving Girl Fund Campaign. The GlobalGiving Girl Fund provides an opportunity for projects dedicated to women and girls to gain support and funding. When you support the GlobalGiving Girl Fund, 100% of your donation will support IUGB Foundation’s mission to providing opportunities for girls. (Find out more)



Sam-Koffi-visit-with-students01International University of Grand-Bassam Vice President Visits UCA

Samuel Koffi, vice president and chief operating officer at the International University of Grand-Bassam, Ivory Coast, visited the University of Central Arkansas Jan. 31 to Feb. 1 to meet with students from the Ivory Coast who are studying at UCA. (Link to article)




LaetitiaGraduate Profile – DOSSOU Yoro Laetitia

When reminiscing about the first time I came to IUGB, I remember how scared I was that I would not to be able to fit in. Three years later, not only did this anxiousness vanish but it morphed into a state of total bliss and elation.  (Read more)




Cherise Y. Peters, MHRM, MLE _ Professional Photo

IUGB Foundation Welcomes its First Advisory Board Members

We are delighted to announce our Foundation’s first Advisory Board Members Keith E. Brown, Cherise Y. Peters, and Vanessa Prempeh. Our newly formed Advisory Board is a social and networking- focused group providing support in strategy, networking, and serving as our ambassadors as the face of IUGB. (Read more)





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