Universite Cheikh Anta Diop

(University)

School Overview

Cheikh Anta Diop University, also known as the Cheikh Anta Diop 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. Wikipedia

Address: Dakar 10700, Senegal
Areas served: Dakar
Students: 86,188
Campus: UCAD, BP 5005 Dakar
Founded: February 24, 1957

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Opportunities for Improvement

  • Provide text books to students
  • Provide technology hubs around campus for students and faculty
  • Create food banks for students
  • Build more affordable student housing facilities textbooks

Cheikh Anta Diop University (UCAD) is located in Dakar, Senegal, and is one of the prominent universities in West Africa. It was established in 1957 and named after Cheikh Anta Diop, a renowned Senegalese historian, physicist, and anthropologist. UCAD is known for its commitment to higher education and research, offering a wide range of academic programs across various disciplines.

The university has a strong emphasis on research and has contributed significantly to the intellectual and academic development of the region. It is recognized for its role in promoting African culture, history, and heritage. UCAD has been a hub for academic excellence, fostering a vibrant intellectual community and producing graduates who contribute to various fields in Senegal and beyond.
School Leader
Universite Cheikh school leader

Djibril Thiam

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