UNIVERSITIES BURKINA FASO
University of Ouagadougou
Founded in 1974, the University of Ouagadougou is located in the area of Zogona in Ouagadougou. But in 1995 a second campus for professional education known as University Polytechnique of Bobo (UPB) was opened in the city of Bobo Dioulasso and a third campus for teacher training in Koudougou in 1996. The UO consist of seven Training and Research Unit (UFR) and one institute. The UO plays a key role in the economic and offers educational, cultural and economics benefit to the country. The current President of the University of Ouagadougou is Pr. Odile Germaine Nacoulma. The goal of the UO is to open new faculties in order to increase the number of students, to intensify the development of new information and communication technologies, to improve the university management, to improve the internal and external efficiency by diversification of the areas in education and to finally introduce a professional education.