Presentation of Institute


The Interdisciplinary Institute for Business Technology and African Studies is now one of public higher education institutions in the Republic of Cameroon.

  • Is a modern and dynamic public higher education institution
  • Prepares specialists for successful careers in a wide variety of professions
  • Offers Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral degree study programmes in more than one hundred and thirty specializations
  • Broadens the universal scale of scientific disciplines
  • Creates an open international community

As far as the number of students is concerned, the Interdisciplinary Institute for Business Technology and African Studies belongs with ten thousand students to the middle-sized universities in Africa.

The University consists of seven faculties:

  • Faculty of Economics and Administration
  • Faculty of Transport Engineering
  • Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Informatics

Students can choose from different Bachelor’s, follow-up Master’s and Doctoral degreee programmes in following fields:

  • Natural and Technical Sciences focused on chemistry, chemical technology, biotechnology and biochemistry, electrical engineering, informatics, transport and communication technologies and material engineering
  • Social Sciences focused on economics and administration, philology, history, philosophy and sociology
  • Health Sciences including inter-disciplinary programmes
  • Arts in the field of historical preservation, art restoration, conservation techniques and technologies.

The Interdisciplinary Institute for Business Technology and African Studies offers more than sixty study programmes with almost one hundred and thirty study specializations. Most Bachelor’s study courses offer follow-up Master’s programmes. Full-time and part-time studies are available.

Apart from teaching, the Interdisciplinary Institute for Business Technology and African Studies is also renowned for its numerous scientific and research activities which contribute to an excellent national and international reputation. The numerous of specialized departments and other organizations, institutions and associations which have been operating at the university contribute to this fact.

Individual University departments participate in international programmes, take part in student and staff exchange programmes, and share experience in many projects, organize prestigious international sessions, workshops, conferences and seminars.

There is much more to university life than studying. Student Council activities and the students themeselves cover different areas of student life: culture, sports and club activities.

The modern facilities of the Institute campus, near the centre of a city with a population of one hundred thousand, create ideal conditions for the all-around development of young people. Pleasant surroundings and many sports and cultural life opportunities, in combination with quality and demanding study programmes, are comparable to those of leading African and European universities at the dawn of the third millennium.

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