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Higher Education Institutions

In an effort to increase collaboration and understanding amongst leaders in doctoral education on the continent, this section offers profiles of the IAU Member HEIs in Africa and their doctoral schools and/or programmes. It also includes contact information.

Please help us keep this information up-to-date by informing us regularly about changes at your institution.

IAU also maintains the World Higher Education Database (WHED) which provides information on HEIs around the globe, as well as information on the higher education systems and degrees in each country. IAU members are part of a unique global university network contecting all continents.

The portal can be used as a networking tool, conecting universities around the globe. In particulary it could be used to network doctoral education practices, initiatives and alike. To connect to IAU member institutions please use the advanced search function or contact us

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Cheikh Anta Diop University of DakarSenegal iau member


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Doctoral programmes

For more information on doctoral education at Université Cheik Anta Diop de Dakar, please visit the page Liste des écoles doctorales (French). 


  • Eau, Qualité et Usages de L'Eau
  • Sciences de la Vie, de la Santé et de L'Environnement
  • Physique, Chimie, Science de la Terre, de L'Univers et de L'Ingénieur
  • Etudes sur l'Homme et la Société
  • Mathématique et Informatique
  • Arts, Cultures et Civilisations
  • Sciences Juridiques, Politiques, Economiques et de Gestion


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