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The Université Cheikh Anta Diop (Cheikh Anta Diop University) was established in 1918. It is located in the city of Dakar. The University is accredited and/or recognized by the Ministère de l’Enseignement supérieur et de la Recherche, Senegal (Ministry of Higher Education and Research, Senegal).

Université Cheikh Anta Diop (UCAD) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study.

General Information

University Name: Université Cheikh Anta Diop

Nickname:   UCAD or Cheikh Anta Diop University

Year Established: 1918

University Motto: Lux Mea Lex – Light is my law

Degrees and Certificates Awarded: Diploma, Bachelor, Masters, Doctorate