• Akpakpa Cotonou, Calavi, Republic of Benin
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About Universite Le PHARAON

Université Le Pharaon has consistently been the national, leading and most influential higher institution in Republic of Benin, in terms of the total number of students, Université Le Pharaon is also the largest/Best University in the country. It is the largest high-profile University which has an important place not only in the development of the entire education system, but also in the overall growth of the country's economy.


Université Le Pharaon (ULP) is a modern center of academic and professional studies, ULP plays a crucial role in the development of society's academic traditions, national economy, education, environment and health protection, French language and culture. The opinion of the University is important for decision-making in public administration.


Activity at the Université Le Pharaon takes place not only in faculties, but also in scientific institutes. The University conducts significant research that has contributed to the competitiveness of the national economy and the improvement of the quality of life in society. ULP is developing as a modern


academic institution that provides an environment and infrastructure for outstanding achievements in research, studies and creativity.


ULP is developing rapidly - in the coming years one of the most modern student and research centers in West Africa will be established, where the laboratories are unique not only in Benin, but also in West Africa. In the coming years, the territory of the Academic Center will be supplemented by the House of Scriptures, which will house the faculties of humanities and social sciences, institutes and the Library.


Fact about Université Le Pharaon


Faculties = 13


Branches = 2


College = 1


Number of Students = 600+


Foreign Students = 300+


Employees = 18+


Lecturers = 25+


Study programs = 22




Over more than a decade, we have established a reputation as a leader in undergraduate education in Benin Republic, with an educational experience that fosters ethical leadership, an entrepreneurial mindset and the ability to solve complex problems. These qualities are what set us apart. Across various industries today, our graduates are highly sought, and over 90% have stayed to work for progress in Africa. Across the two campuses (Cotonou and Calavi), We offer particularly attractive conditions for study. Our students have a highly personalized monitoring support, in defining and executing their personal projects, towards successfully migrating into working life, post-graduation. Every student will appreciate their quest and according to their paths, competence, demand, relevance, recognition and credibility. Our


university pursues very ambitious ideals, and is staffed by teams of highly motivated teaching personnel, along with very technically proficient administrative staff, who are mobilized to provide the best conditions for study


  • Vision


In 2020, Université Le Pharaon is one of the leading universities in Republic of Benin, and occupies a recognized place among West Africa Universities.


  • Mission


Université Le Pharaon promotes the growth of Beninese and Nigerian society, guarantees students the opportunity to obtain high-quality higher education and professional skills, as well as to develop in scientific and artistic creativity.


  • Values


People, excellence, academic freedom, academic culture, accountability to society, openness and respect for diversity.


  • Degree to be achieved: Bachelor of Sciences


  • Duration of studies: 3 years


  • Type of studies: Full time / Part Time


  • Language of instruction: English


  • Career opportunities


Usually students get their first work agreement after the second study year. Graduates can fully integrate in the international scope of IT specialists.