AFI l’université de l’entreprise



The AFI-L’UE Group, created in 1993 by a couple who are chartered accountants, is a Senegalese private higher education institution.
The AFI-L’UE Group was founded on a strong identity and sound values: creativity, professionalism and good governance. Its pedagogical approach is based on the development of a student’s know-how and creativity. The goal is to train future leaders, entrepreneurs and directors who are ambitious and socially responsible.
Indeed, the strategic plan of the institution clearly defines its mission: “Training human resources capable of pursuing the development of Africa”.
New formulas and new programmes are offered consistently in line with the needs of businesses and with the quality requirements of international accreditations. Joining the AFI-L’UE Group is benefitting from an innovative pedagogical approach and training programmes that have a real impact on the performance of businesses.
In light of the emerging stakes of globalisation, the AFI-L’UE Group continues its development guided by an ambitious objective: To be one of the most influential business schools in the world and establish itself as a key player in terms of education and training.

The FEDE is an INGO International Non-Governmental Organisation and a supranational institution that was created in 1963, which is endowed with participatory status with the Council of Europe. It federates an international network comprised of over 500 higher and professional education institutions in 35 countries across 4 continents, which share a common project that is hinged on academic excellence, pedagogical innovation, scientific research and openness to the world. The FEDE delivers 90 European degrees that are available in English and in the national language, from the Foundation Degree, the European Bachelor’s Degree, the European Master’s Degree to the DBA Doctorate of Business Administration. The FEDE counts an international network of over 180,000 alumni.


FEDE European diplomas offered:
  • European Bachelor’s Degree in Wealth Management, Insurance, Banking
  • European Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing
  • European Bachelor’s Degree in International Marketing
  • European Bachelor’s Degree in SME Management & Administration
  • European Bachelor’s Degree in Transport and Logistics
  • European Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain Administration
  • European Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources Administrative Assistance
  • European Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology and Networks
  • European Bachelor’s Degree in Webmaster Studies
  • European Bachelor’s Degree in Quality, Safety and Environment

Other programmes and certificates:

AFI Management Diplomas: International Affairs - Banking, Insurance, Finance - Business Strategy and Administration - Logistics Engineering - Legal and Tax - Marketing and Communication - Quality - Human resources AFI Technology Diplomas: E-Communication - Information Technology - Food Process Engineering - Chemical Process Engineering


  • Partnership agreement with FOCS (Finance Organisation Control and Strategy) Laboratory of the Cheikh Anta DIOP University of Dakar, Senegal, for the research work of the AFI-L’UE doctoral students
  • Partnership agreement with the Gaston Berger University of Saint Louis, Senegal


  • Partner of the Network of Catholic Universities of West Africa BOBO – DIOULASSO University Unit
  • Partnership with the AHMED BABA University in Bamako
  • National and international study trips
  • AAU (Association of African Universities)
Courses taught in english: 
  • TOEIC and AFI – Francophones‘ English Centre
French as Foreign Language (FLE): Yes



  • Continuing education or distance learning
  • Language centre
  • Dense network of companies on a national and international level
  • Dual degrees for bachelor’s and master’s level
  • Incubation centre (guidance for job market integration and business creation)
  • Conferences, seminars and corporate visits
  • Career orientation day
  • Career path expertise: Success stories from an expert or a professional
  • The AFI-L’UE Foundation and Excellence school
  • Web radio as a tool for broadcasting scientific productions
  • ANAQ-Sup: National Agency for Quality Assurance of Higher Education of Senegal
  • CAMES: African and Malagasy Council for Higher Education
  • EFMD: European Foundation for Management Development
Excellence awards:
  • Winner of the key prize of the 2008 Bizz Awards of the World Confederation of Business for the best Business Schools in Africa
  • Winner of the literature jousts of the 2015 edition of the Network of French Teachers for Girls’ Education and Women’s Training in Africa (REPROF-EFFA)
Students Associations: "Amicale des étudiants", responsible citizenship clubs, environment & health care prevention, sport & leisure, humanitarian, press, digital, english. Integration weekend for mixing of cultures.



  • Number of students: 1,250
  • Percentage of foreign students: 37 %
  • Number of teaching staff: 95
  • Percentage of international lecturers: 3.15 %
  • Number of Ph.D. holders: 20
  • Number of alumni members: 10,000 - Alumni network with 26 nationalities represented
  • Average number of internships offered per year: 450
  • Partnerships: Several agreements and partnerships signed with professional, socio-economic and university entities