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Guinea

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Structure of Higher Education System

Description

Higher education is provided by public and private universities and institutes. Higher education institutions are under the responsibility of the Ministère de l’Enseignement supérieur et de la Recherche scientifique and follows the three-tier LMD system.

Stages of studies

University level first stage

Licence

The Licence is awarded after three years’ study.

University level second stage

Master

A further two years beyond the Licence lead to the Master.

University level third stage

Doctorat

This is the third cycle of higher education. Entry to the course is based on the Master. Students must submit a thesis.

Admission to Higher Education

Admission to university-level studies

Name of Secondary school credential required: Baccalauréat

For entry to: Universities

Admission requirements: Concours d’Entrée for universities

National Bodies

Ministère de l’Enseignement supérieur et de la Recherche scientifique (Ministry of Higher Education and...

Copyright information

© International Association of Universities 2019

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