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Université de Ouagadougou

University Web Ranking

World Rank : 4141

Country Rank : 1 (Web Ranking in burkina faso)


Founded in 1974. Université de Ouagadougou is a Public higher education university located in ouagadougou ..., kadiogo, burkina faso, africa. The university awards degree in arts & humanities, business & social sciences, language & culture, medicine & health, engineering, science & technology. Internationally Université de Ouagadougou university ranked 4141 in the world. It has ranked 1 in burkina faso. This 45 years old higher education university admission process is based on students past academic record and grades. It provides admission to Men and Women (coed) and Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission.

General Information

Acronym : UO

Founded : 1974

Areas of Studies

Diploma Bachelor Master Doctorate
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Important : (Yes) marked indicates university may be offering any one or all degrees such as PreBachelor, Bachelor, Master or Doctoral degree in that area of studies.
The above shown matrix is only the indicative and it may or may not be up-to-date or complete. Please contact or visit university official website for the complete information regarding areas of studies and the currently offered courses

Size And Profile

Control Type : Public

Entity Type : Non-Profit

Facilities And Services

Library : Yes

Housing : Yes

Usefult Links

Website Link : University Website Link

Wikipedia Article : Université de Ouagadougou Wikipedia Article

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A one-day consultation workshop on guidelines on Integrated Wastewater and Faecal Sludge Management (IWFM) in Ghana  Centre for Science and Environment

Date: September 6, 2019. Venue: Erata Hotel, Ouagadougou Avenue, Okponglo, East Legon, Accra, Ghana. Aim To finalise the Guidelines on Integrated ...

Tue, 20 Aug 2019 05:23:02 GMT
Four universities to benefit from African studies project  University World News

Four African universities have been selected to host centres of excellence for an African studies project funded by the government of Germany and allocated an ...

Sat, 08 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) of HIV: a review of | HIV  Dove Medical Press

Laure Stella Ghoma Linguissi1,2 Tani Sagna3,4, Serge Théophile Soubeiga1,4, Luc Christian Gwom,5 Céline Nguefeu Nkenfou6,5, Dorcas Obiri-Yeboah,7 ...

Wed, 24 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Costliest Cities To Live In 2019 has Mumbai as India's most expensive, Top 3 from Asia. See full list  India Today

The new cost of living survey of 2019 is out and according to the list Hong Kong is the world's most expensive city for expats to live in, for the second consecutive ...

Thu, 27 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
High adherence level to artemisinin-based combination therapies in rur | PPA  Dove Medical Press

High adherence level to artemisinin-based combination therapies in rural settlement 11 years after their introduction in the health system, Nanoro, Burkina Faso.

Thu, 28 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
The ten guiding principles for India-Africa engagement: Finding coherence in India’s Africa policy  Observer Research Foundation

India and Africa share a rich history of cultural, economic, and political interactions, rooted in the spirit of developing together as equals. Indeed, India-Africa ties ...

Tue, 25 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Ankara's diplomatic, economic ties extend into West Africa with Burkino Faso  Daily Sabah

The West African country Burkino Faso is another example of Turkey's intense efforts to build close ties with the African continent as the two countries look to ...

Fri, 12 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Revealed: Most Liveable Cities The World For 2019  CEOWORLD magazine

As it turns out, once again, Vienna (Wein), Austria is the MOST livable city in the world, that's according to a recent study by Mercer. The rest of the top ten is ...

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Salesian missionary murdered in Burkina Faso  ROME REPORTS TV News Agency

The Spanish Salesian missionary Antonio César Fernández was shot dead on the afternoon of Feb. 15. He was killed in an ambush by a Jihadist group 25 miles ...

Mon, 18 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
MICROFINANCE EVENT: FinteQC: The Second Annual Conference on Fintech and Banking Transformation; June 5 - 6, 2019; Lévis, Québec, Canada  MicroCapital

The second FinteQC conference will focus on how the financial industry is transforming in the “digital age,” with speakers sharing their research and experience ...

Wed, 24 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Muslims say Germany should provide Bundeswehr with imams  DW (English)

The Bundeswehr provides Catholic and Protestant clergy for soldiers, but no spiritual counsel for Muslims. According to the government, key questions must be ...

Tue, 05 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
China Cements Fresh Burkina Faso Ties With Hospital, Highway  Bloomberg

Months after severing ties with Taiwan, Burkina Faso says it's counting on Chinese money to get large infrastructure projects off the ground, including a key ...

Tue, 07 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Florida State scores 10 US Fulbright student awards  Florida State News

Ten outstanding Florida State University graduate students and recent alumni will spend the 2019-2020 academic year teaching English or conducting research ...

Mon, 10 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Extending water supply and sanitation services to all - Burkina Faso  ReliefWeb

Burkina Faso is working toward achieving universal and equitable access to improved water supply and sanitation services. A major injection of IDA18 ...

Wed, 24 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Merck Foundation Announces the Winners for Their Merck Diabetes Award to Mark World Diabetes Day 2018  Business Wire India

Merck Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany marked 'World Diabetes Day 2018' by announcing the winners of Merck Diabetes Awards ...

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Macron publicly 'humiliates' Burkina Faso president as French leader's Africa trip goes wrong  RT

Emmanuel Macron's visit to Africa has been tainted not only by attacks and protest on his first stop in Burkina Faso. The president of the African nation apparently ...

Tue, 28 Nov 2017 08:00:00 GMT
Africa's megacities a magnet for investors Published by Finbarr Toesland on 23 April 2019 Megacities, cities  How we made it in Africa

Megacities, cities with a population of at least 10 million, are sprouting everywhere in Africa. Cairo in Egypt, Kinshasa in the Democratic Republic of the Congo ...

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Centres of Excellence project – 'A model that works'  University World News

A mid-term review shows that the first phase of the World Bank-funded Africa Centres of Excellence, or ACE, project focused on West and Central Africa is on ...

Sat, 01 Jul 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Kwibohora25: How local film industry has helped in telling true stories about Rwanda  The New Times

Earlier in March, when filmmaker Joel Kerekezi was announced winner of the 'Etalon d'Or de Yennenge' during the 2019 Pan-African Film and Television ...

Wed, 03 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Universities and employability – Preparing for the demands of work  University World News

Around the world the number of graduates is growing, yet the 'skills mismatch' is also rising. A degree is no longer a guarantee of a good job, and fingers are ...

Fri, 05 Sep 2014 07:00:00 GMT
Macron's modernism has neither escaped nor addressed France's colonial history in Africa  New Statesman

Last month, Emmanuel Macron took to the stage in front of hundreds of students from the University of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, to give his first speech of his ...

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 08:00:00 GMT
Huge Burkina Faso march against President Compaore  BBC News

Tens of thousands of people protest in Burkina Faso's capital against moves to extend the president's 27-year rule, amid clashes with the security forces.

Tue, 28 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMT
PH, US foster greater cooperation, exchange in higher education  Manila Bulletin

To foster greater cooperation and exchange between higher education institutions (HEIs) in the Philippines and United States of America (USA), the ...

Mon, 03 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
How Monsanto's GM cotton sowed trouble in Africa  Reuters

When America's biotech giant tried to export its know-how to small cotton farmers in Burkina Faso, there was a problem: The quality sank.

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 08:00:00 GMT
Taking stock of Burkina Faso's democracy after al-Qaeda attack  Washington Post

Friday's terrorist attack in downtown Ouagadougou is not an indication of political failure by the new government, which needs support now more than ever.

Thu, 21 Jan 2016 08:00:00 GMT
Intermediate tree cover can maximize groundwater recharge in the seasonally dry tropics

Water scarcity contributes to the poverty of around one-third of the world's people. Despite many benefits, tree planting in dry regions is often discouraged by ...

Wed, 24 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT
Middle Eastern Interventions in Africa: Tehran's Extensive Soft Power  Middle East Forum

Since its establishment in 1979, the Islamic Republic of Iran has made enormous efforts to export its revolution around the world. Iranian diplomats, the Islamic ...

Sun, 06 Jan 2019 07:41:21 GMT
Francis Kéré Envisions House of Parliament for Burkina Faso  Architectural Record

In late 2014, citizens of Burkina Faso overthrew the country's dictatorial leader, President Blaise Compaoré, and set fire to the parliament house, leaving it a ...

Tue, 11 Oct 2016 07:00:00 GMT
France's Macron turned down by Congo writer Alain Mabanckou for Francophone project  Quartz

In his speech to “Africa's youth” in Ouagadougou, last November, France's president Emmanuel Macron made a big deal of his plans to promote the French ...

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Universities and employability – Preparing for work  University World News

Around the world the number of graduates is growing, yet the 'skills mismatch' is also rising. A degree is no longer a guarantee of a good job, and fingers are ...

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT
Grad student Isaac Osei-Bonsu wins conference award  MSUToday

Isaac Osei-Bonsu won a poster award at the 2017 “Feed the Future” Legume Innovation Lab conference, which took place in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.

Wed, 01 Nov 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Estimation of HIV-1 DNA Level Interfering with Reliability of HIV-1 RNA Quantification Performed on Dried Blood Spots Collected from Successfully Treated Patients  Journal of Clinical Microbiology

The impact of HIV-1 DNA coamplification during HIV-1 RNA quantification on dried blood spots (DBS) was explored. False-positive HIV RNA detection (22/62, ...

Wed, 23 Mar 2016 07:00:00 GMT
Global warming accounts for tripling of extreme West African Sahel storms, study shows  EurekAlert

UK-based Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (CEH) has led an international team of scientists who reveal global warming is responsible for a tripling in the ...

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Briefing: Is Macron set to finally smooth Franco-African relations?  The Christian Science Monitor

For decades, French presidents have promised to end the special business and political relationship known as 'Françafrique,' which has allowed France to ...

Thu, 01 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Canadian victims in Burkina Faso attack identified as Tammy Chen, Bilel Diffalah

Local media reports have identified 15 of 18 of the dead, including Tammy Chen and Bilel Diffalah.

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 07:00:00 GMT
The President Of Burkina Faso, Marc Roch Christian Kaboré, Reviews His Government’s Mid-Term Results

A positive assessment for Burkina Faso: the structural transformation of the economy, the development of human capital and the reform of the State are ...

Wed, 04 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
A Quality Control Program within a Clinical Trial Consortium for PCR Protocols To Detect Plasmodium Species  Journal of Clinical Microbiology

Malaria parasite infections that are only detectable by molecular methods are highly prevalent and represent a potential transmission reservoir. The methods ...

Thu, 27 Sep 2018 08:18:09 GMT
A Coup in Burkina Faso  The Atlantic

President Blaise Compaore, the longtime ruler of Burkina Faso, gave up power on Friday following a wave of violent protests that had overthrown his ...

Fri, 31 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMT
Student’s death triggers Burkina Faso unrest  Financial Times

Few outside Burkina Faso may have noticed the death of Justin Zongo. The high-school student died in police custody in a provincial town in February from ...

Mon, 18 Apr 2011 07:00:00 GMT
What’s wrong with Macron? 6 awkward comments the French leader has made about Africa  RT

French President Emmanuel Macron is on an African tour, presenting himself as the leader of a new generation that will not lecture Africans. Nevertheless, he ...

Wed, 29 Nov 2017 08:00:00 GMT
Education and empowerment: you're nobody until somebody trains you  The Guardian

Formal education, whether academic or vocational, is often presented as a guaranteed way to change the lives of adolescent girls – but it's not that simple, ...

Thu, 01 Aug 2013 07:00:00 GMT
The Deaths of Four Elite U.S. Soldiers in Niger Show Why Trump Must Wake Up on Terrorism in Africa  Newsweek

The attack that resulted in the deaths of four elite U.S. special forces and five local soldiers and wounded two others in Niger last week shows the ongoing ...

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Speech by President Emmanuel Macron - Ambassadors' Week 2017  France Diplomatie

The speech by M. Emmanuel Macron, President of the Republic, during Ambassadors' Week 2017.

Mon, 27 Aug 2018 10:40:46 GMT
A sub-Saharan scramble  The Economist

Private-equity investors are getting hot for Africa. Businesses there need all the capital on offer, and more.

Thu, 22 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT
Looking to do business in Burkina Faso? Seven things you need to know  How we made it in Africa

Born in Côte d'Ivoire, Nawa Yeo last year took over the reins as country manager of DHL in Burkina Faso. Since then Yeo has gained some valuable insight into ...

Tue, 15 Oct 2013 07:00:00 GMT
Three Cameroonian universities ranked among Africa's top 200 Varsities - English -

Published on 07.07.2017 at 15h49 by Journal du Cameroun. Share. Three Cameroonian universities have featured among the top 200 universities in Africa.

Fri, 07 Jul 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Improving Innovation in Africa

Opportunity is on the rise in Africa. New research, funded by the Tony Elumelu Foundation and conducted by my team at the African Institution of Technology, ...

Wed, 18 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT
British photographers dominate shortlist for 2017 Sony World Photography Awards  Creative Boom

The judges of the 2017 Sony World Photography Awards today honour the work of 18 British photographers by shortlisting their work as top 10 in the world in the ...

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 08:00:00 GMT

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