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Education System Overview

In the 2015-2016 academic year, 5 U.S. students studied abroad for academic credit in Niger.

Academic year: October – June

Major school holidays/break:

  • December 24
  • March 25
  • June 30
  • January 1
  • April 1
  • September 30

Major exam period(s): July

Structure of the University System

Years of study required to earn a bachelor's degree: 3 years for Licence, 4 years for Master 1 and 5 years for Master 2

The language of instruction in universities: French

Degrees offered: License, Matrise and Doctorate