top General Information


Street:01 BP 526




Institution Funding



Founded 1970 as Université du Dahomey and incorporating departments of former Institut d'Enseignement supérieur du Bénin, established 1962. Acquired present status 1976 and present title 2000. A State Institution responsible to the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research.

Academic Year

October to July (October-January; January-March; April-July)

Admission Requirements

Secondary school certificate (baccalauréat) or equivalent

Tuition Fees

National:6,200 (XOF)



Accrediting Agency

Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research (MESRS); African and Malagasy Council for Higher Education (CAMES)

Student Body


top Officers

Head : Maxime da Cruz

Job title:Recteur

Senior Administrative Officer : Souaibou Farougou

Job title:Vice Recteur, Coopération Inter-universitaire, Relations Extérieures et de l'Insertion Profess.

top Divisions

Centre : Environmental Training and Research for Sustainable Development

Fields of study:Environmental Studies

More details:InterFaculty

Centre : Training and Research on Population

Fields of study:Demography and Population, Development Studies, Gender Studies, Health Sciences

More details:CEFORP

Chair : Physics and Applied Mathematics

Fields of study:Applied Mathematics, Marine Science and Oceanography, Mathematics, Statistics, Water Management, Water Science

More details:International

Faculty : Agronomy

Fields of study:Agricultural Engineering, Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Environmental Management, Fishery, Food Science, Food Technology, Forest Management, Horticulture, Natural Resources, Nutrition, Vegetable Production

More details:Abomey-Calavi Campus

Faculty : Arts and Humanities

Fields of study:Anthropology, Archaeology, Arts and Humanities, Educational Sciences, English, Environmental Management, Geography (Human), German, History, Linguistics, Literature, Modern Languages, Philosophy, Psychology, Regional Planning, Sociology, Spanish

Faculty : Economics and Management

Fields of study:Economics, Management

Faculty : Health Sciences

Fields of study:Dentistry, Dietetics, Medicine, Nutrition, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, Social Work, Stomatology

Faculty : Law and Political Science

Fields of study:Political Sciences, Private Law, Public Law

More details:Abomey-Calavi Campus

Faculty : Music

Fields of study:Conducting, Music, Music Theory and Composition, Musical Instruments, Singing

Faculty : Science and Technology

Fields of study:Applied Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biology, Biotechnology, Cell Biology, Chemistry, Earth Sciences, Energy Engineering, Entomology, Food Technology, Genetics, Geology, Immunology, Materials Engineering, Mathematics, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Natural Sciences, Physics, Physiology, Technology, Water Science

Institute : Arabic Language and Islamic Culture

Fields of study:Arabic, Islamic Studies

More details:Abomey-Calavi Campus

Institute : Mathematics and Physics

Fields of study:Computer Engineering, Mathematics, Mathematics Education, Operations Research, Physics

More details:Dangbo Campus

Institute : Training and Research in Computer Science

Fields of study:Information Management, Software Engineering

Institute : Water

Fields of study:Agricultural Engineering, Environmental Management, Peace and Disarmament, Sanitary Engineering, Water Management, Water Science

More details:National

School : Administration and Magistrature

Fields of study:Administration, Finance, Information Sciences, Management, Secretarial Studies

More details:National

School : Applied Economics and Management

Fields of study:Accountancy, Banking, Business and Commerce, Computer Science, Demography and Population, Economics, Environmental Management, Finance, Human Resources, Insurance, International Business, Management, Regional Planning, Sales Techniques, Social Sciences, Statistics, Systems Analysis, Transport and Communications, Transport Management

More details:National

School : International Trade

Fields of study:Air Transport, Business and Commerce, Government, International Business, International Relations and Diplomacy, International Studies, Marine Transport, Marketing

More details:HERCI

School : Polytechnic

Fields of study:Agricultural Equipment, Animal Husbandry, Automation and Control Engineering, Bioengineering, Biology, Civil Engineering, Computer Networks, Energy Engineering, Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Food Technology, Industrial Engineering, Industrial Management, Maintenance Technology, Mechanical Engineering, Natural Sciences, Production Engineering, Radiology, Telecommunications Engineering, Water Science

More details:Abomey-Calavi Campus

School : Teacher Training

Fields of study:Foreign Languages Education, Humanities and Social Science Education, Native Language Education, Science Education, Teacher Training, Technology Education

More details:ENS, Campus of Porto Novo

top Degrees


Doctorat en Médecine

Fields of study:Anatomy, Community Health, Medicine, Public Health


Fields of study:Actuarial Science, Administration, Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural Equipment, Animal Husbandry, Aquaculture, Biochemistry, Biological and Life Sciences, Biotechnology, Business and Commerce, Cell Biology, Child Care and Development, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Cultural Studies, Development Studies, Documentation Techniques, Economics, Educational Sciences, Energy Engineering, Entomology, Environmental Management, Environmental Studies, Epidemiology, Finance, Fishery, Food Science, Food Technology, Genetics, Government, Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Health Sciences, Horticulture, Human Resources, Human Rights, Hydraulic Engineering, Immunology, Information Sciences, International Business, International Law, International Relations and Diplomacy, International Studies, Law, Management, Marine Science and Oceanography, Marine Transport, Materials Engineering, Mathematics, Mathematics Education, Molecular Biology, Natural Resources, Nutrition, Paediatrics, Peace and Disarmament, Physical Therapy, Physics, Physiology, Political Sciences, Private Law, Psychiatry and Mental Health, Public Administration, Public Health, Public Law, Radiology, Regional Planning, Regional Studies, Rural Studies, Sanitary Engineering, Science Education, Social Studies, Social Welfare, Social Work, Sociology, Sports, Statistics, Taxation, Technology Education, Tourism, Water Management, Water Science


Fields of study:Anatomy, Animal Husbandry, Anthropology, Applied Chemistry, Archaeology, Biological and Life Sciences, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Communication Studies, Development Studies, Dietetics, Economics, Educational Sciences, Engineering, English, Environmental Management, Food Science, Genetics, History, Human Rights, Information Technology, Linguistics, Literature, Management, Materials Engineering, Mathematics, Natural Resources, Natural Sciences, Nutrition, Pharmacy, Philosophy, Physics, Plant and Crop Protection, Political Sciences, Private Law, Psychology, Public Health, Rural Studies, Science Education, Sociology, Sports, Statistics, Surveying and Mapping, Technology Education, Water Management, Water Science


Also Brevet de Technicien supérieur (BTS); Diplôme d'Etudes supérieures spécialisées (DESS) in Demography and Population, Health Science and Development Studies; Diplôme d'Etudes approfondies (DEA) in Natural Sciences for Engineering, Economics, Sociology, Rural Studies, Natural Resources, Animal Husbandry, Nutrition, Food Science, Genetics, Crop Protection; Diplôme d'Etudes spécialisées in numerous Medical specialities, Surgery and Publich Health; Licence Classique; Diplôme d'Ingénieur in Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Telecommunications Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Power Engineering, Agricultural Sciences; Maîtrise classique in: Administration, Justice Administration, International Relations; Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Natural Sciences, German, English, Spanish, Geography, Regional Planning, Environmental Management, History, Archaeology, Literature, Linguistics, Philosophy, Psychology, Educational Sciences, Sociology, Anthropology; Diplôme d'Etat in Dentistry, Stomatology, Pharmacy, Nursing, Islamic Culture, Arabic.

top Academic Periodicals


Annales de la Faculté des Lettres, Arts et Sciences Humaines

Annales de la Faculté des Sciences Agronomiques

Bénin Médical

Cahiers d'Etudes linguistiques

Revue générale des Sciences juridiques, économiques et politiques

Main Press

Services des Publications Universitaires

top Student & Staff Numbers


Statistics Year:2014-2015

Full Time Male:666

Full Time Female:91

Full Time Total:757


Statistics Year:2014-2015




Updated on 05-12-2016