University of Ouagadougou

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HeadquartersOuagadougou, Burkina Faso
The main university in the African nation of Burkina Faso

The University of Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso consists of seven Training and Research Units (UFR) and one institute.

It was founded in 1974. In 1995 a second campus for professional education known as the University Polytechnique of Bobo (UPB) was opened in the city of Bobo Dioulasso. A third campus for teacher training/trainers opened in Koudougou in 1996; in 2005, it became the University of Koudougou.

The university had around 40,000 students in 2010 (83% of the national population of university students).[1]


 

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