Cheikh Anta Diop University

Cheikh Anta Diop University (Université Cheikh Anta Diop or UCAD), also known as the University of Dakar, is a university in Dakar, Senegal. It is named after the Senegalese physicist, historian and anthropologist Cheikh Anta Diop and has an enrollment of over 60,000.

The education system follows the French pattern, with oral and/or written final exams administered at the end of the year. All courses at the university are taught in French, except those in language departments other than French.

Mobility
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Country
Africa Senegal
Institution type
Foreign Institutions Universities and university institutes