Université Cheikh Anta Diop de Dakar
This institutional profile has been created for use by University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate programs.
Other names: University Cheikh Anta Diop of Dakar.
First degree/qualification: Licence (1 year after various 2 year diplômes), maîtrise (1-2 years after the licence) or professional degrees (5-7 years).
Minimum quality for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: 12/20.
Minimum level for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: Completion of the second cycle or the maîtrise.
Documents required: Official examination report (relevé de notes); official certification of degree and date awarded (attestation de diplôme). All documents in French and English.
Description: Instituted in 1918 as a medical school; acquired university status in 1957. Senegal's largest university. Usual admission requirement is the baccalauréat (13 years of education) and an entrance examination.
|Suggested U.S. equivalency|
|16-20||Très bien||Very good||
Exam reports are given annually.
Language of instruction: French.
- Diplôme d'études approfondies (DEA): 1 year after the maîtrise.
- Doctorat de 3e cycle: 2 years after DEA.
- Doctorat d'Etat: 2 years after DEA or maîtrise.
Last updated: May 09, 2005