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Education System Overview

In the 2019-2020 academic year, 12 U.S. students studied abroad for academic credit in Togo.

Academic year: September – July

Major school holidays/break:

  • Christmas Break: mid-December
  • Easter Break: mid-March
  • Annual Holidays in January, July, March and September

Major exam period(s): Mid-December, mid-March and June 

Structure of the University System

Years of study required to earn a bachelor's degree: 3 – 7 years

The language of instruction in universities: French

Grading system and interpretation: Scale of 0 – 20. Same as secondary school grade scale

Degrees offered: License, Masters and Doctorate