Second University of Dakar



Ministry of Higher Education and Research
World Bank – Project “Governance and Financing of Higher Education focused on results”


Dakar, Senegal



Project Description

The Second University of Dakar will be an educational infrastructure delivering excellence in education and research. in line with the vision of the African Union of an African space of harmonized higher education, inclusive and modern. Particular emphasis will be placed on science, technology, business, economics, management and social, science in connection with the labour market, contributing to national development and poverty reduction.

The university will host 30,000 students, a third of these will be residents in the college.

The university will be established on several sites, with a total area of about 213 ha, in the new urban centre of Diamniadio, of which the university will become distinctive.

The mission led by Keios included:

  • base analyses and development of the educational concept for the Second University of Dakar, based on an analysis of demand and infrastructure needs;
  • urban and architectural concept;
  • business plan for the construction and maintenance of the campus as a PPP.

Scope of Services

Preliminary studies, urban and architectural concept design, business plan.