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  • Organisation: Cheikh Anta Diop University CADU
  • Registration date: 1957-02-24
  • Incorporation Date: 1959-12-09
  • Funding Date: February 24th 1957
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  • CAMES Credit: YES
  • Registration Costs: First Cycle 25.000 cfa, Second Cycle 50.000 cfa, Third Cycle 75.000 cfa
  • No. of Faculties: UCAD has 6 Faculties
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  • No. of Students: More than 80.000 Students
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Cheikh Anta Diop, Dakar University is internationally renowned. The University has the name of the historian, anthropologist and Egyptologist of the Fundamental Institute of Black Africa (Ifan) in Dakar, Cheikh Anta Diop. CADU is among the top 100 universities and African college.The motto of the university is "Lux mea Lex", "Light is my law." The CADU has 6 faculties and schools and training institutes. The Faculty of Medicine Pharmacy and Odonto-Stomatology (FMPOS) has trained thousands of students in the sub region and North Africa.The university currently exceeds the number of student that was previously fixed him. It currently hosts more than 80,000 students. This bloated figure motivates decentralization to regional universities but he project is still running

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