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University of Benin

Address: 1154, PMB, Ugbowo Lagos Rd, Benin City, Nigeria

Description University of Benin

  • Established: 1970
  • Location: Benin, Nigeria
  • Language of instruction: French
  • Number of students: 40,000
  • Type: state.

The University of Benin is the largest higher educational institution in the country, founded in 1970. The university is accredited by the National Commission of Universities and offers a wide selection of specialties of undergraduate, graduate and doctoral studies.

The original name is the University of Technology of Benin, and the modern name of the university was given in 2006. The educational institution today is about 40,000 students studying in full-time, part-time and distance learning, more than 2,000 personnel, 14 faculties and a subsidiary organization - the seminary of all the saints in Eklom.

Among the famous graduates:

  • Oladipo Agboluaj - actor
  • Emmanuel Agvozh - Banker
  • Aigbozh Ay Imaukuid - one of the founders of Access Bank Plc
  • Josephine Aneni - Attorney and Former Minister of Nigeria
  • George Edosi - artist
  • Babatunde Fashola - Minister of Energy, Labor and Housing in Nigeria
  • Drown Tessa Onu - writer and professor
  • Sabina Um - singer
  • Ovi Omo is a senator.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in University of Benin

Program name
from 4 000 $ / year


  • Duration of study: 6-8 semesters
  • Language: French
  • Forms of study: full-time, part-time, distance
  • Age: 18+.


  • Agricultural Economics
  • Veterinary science
  • Soil science
  • Art
  • Educational management
  • Geography
  • Computer science
  • Databases and computer science
  • Political science
  • Psychology
  • Health & Safety
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Chemical engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Environment
  • Pharmacy
  • Physics
  • Mathematics
  • Geology
  • Economics and statistics
  • Social work
  • Sociology and anthropology.
from 4 000 $ / year


  • Duration of study: 3-4 semesters
  • Language: French
  • Forms of study: full-time, part-time, distance
  • Age: 21+.


  • Political Science and Public Administration
  • Geography and regional planning
  • Economics and statistics
  • Pharmacy
  • Biochemistry
  • Applied Geophysics
  • Computer engineering
  • Production technology
  • Vocational and technical education
  • Geography
  • Educational management
  • Fishing
  • Forestry.


  • A wide selection of specialties in demand on the labor market
  • Possibility of obtaining a bachelor, master and doctoral degree
  • A large number of students
  • Qualified teaching staff
  • Benin University - the largest and one of the oldest higher educational institutions in the country
  • Modern material and technical equipment
  • Interethnic situation
  • Active student life
  • Internships in companies and organizations of the city and country
  • A large number of practical tasks
  • Modern teaching methods.

Equipment University of Benin

The university campus is designed so that everything necessary for students is in close proximity: educational buildings, dormitories, shops, a sports complex, a cafe and a dining room. All buildings are equipped with air conditioning, necessary equipment, fully furnished.

The university’s main library, the John Hariss Library, was named after the first university librarian, Professor John Harris from New Zealand. The building of the library and reading room accommodates about 700 readers: here you can get photocopying, laminating services, the library is fully computerized.

On the basis of the educational institution work:

  • Enterprise Development Center
  • Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer Office
  • Center Part-Time Programs
  • National Center for Energy and the Environment
  • Center for Advanced Studies in the field of geography and petroleum engineering.

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Recommendations on when to apply

Language courses, schools and children's language camps Primary and secondary education - private schools Preparation programmes for entering universities - higher education Higher education (after completing accredited programs A-level, IB, High School) - Bachelor, Master, MBA
- we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs)
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program,
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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