University Details

International Institute for Water and Environmental Engineering (2iE)


2iE trains entrepreneurial engineers specialized in the areas of Water and Sanitation, Energy and Electricity, Environment and Sustainable development, Civil Engineering and Hydraulic, and Management and Entrepreneurship.

An ambition: training innovative entrepreneurial engineers The responsibility of a higher education and research institution such as 2iE is to enhance those mutations and develop , at its scale, efficient solutions to the economic, environmental and demographic challenges that African States are facing. By training, in Africa, entrepreneurial engineers equipped with a solid knowledge of local issues and the desire to be entrepreneurs, we enhance the emergence of the continent. Because building the Africa of tomorrow, means mobilizing today each one of its resources and particularly the most important, its formidable human potential.

Study Requirements

Please consult each program page on the university website for the requirements information.

Reasons To Study Here

To serve his ambition, 2iE, the only African school whose engineering degrees are internationally recognized, is committed to identify, analyze and anticipate what will be the future needs in qualified human resources. Bolstered by its step ahead and its long-term vision, 2iE participates to the construction of an Africa aware of its challenges and ready to face them. To win this bet over the future, 2iE associates an innovative philosophy and a solid governance model, genuine public/private partnership that gathers around common values, Founding States, private companies, institutional, academic and scientific partners.

A commitment: a degree, a job. Students and their families, professionals, companies and the civil society stakeholders, are more and more numerous to trust us. And this for a simple reason, 2iE graduates’ employability represents the best return on investment. More than 95% find a job within six months after graduation. This unique rate in Africa is the result of a factor combination: the quality of our training programs , our partnership strategy with companies, backbone for an adequate training of qualified human resources adapted to the market needs, and finally our aim to offer solutions that meet the continent challenges.


Scholarships Info

Different funding possibilities are offered.

According to your family situation, you have the possibility to apply for a grant by national organisms States, Ministries), international and cooperation (European Union, Francophony University Agency).

In the framework of a partnership established between 2iE and the BOA (Bank of Africa), you can also benefit from a student loan with advantageous rates and without asset guaranty.

Eventually, in order to ease the family payment effort, tuitions fees can be paid in 4 installments, without fees.

Fore more informations about funding options, click here.

University Accreditation & Awards

2iE allows access on the African continent:

- to high level training programs, in line with the international university system. Degrees that are delivered, Bachelor, Master and Ph.D level, are accredited in Africa and in Europe.

- to engineering degrees accredited by the CTi (French Accreditation Body for Engineering Programs) and recognized in the United States by AACRO (American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers).

- to skills training programs which lead to a diploma for professionals in activity through the Online Professional Education offer . The Institute counts 2,000 students and 27 nationalities attending onsite training, 1,500 students and 36 nationalities for vocational distance learning. Since its creation in 2006, 2iE has trained 5,000 students.


  • Water and Sanitation

2014 - Centre d’Excellence pour la formation et la recherche en Sciences et Technologies de l’Eau, l’Energie et l’Environnement en Afrique de l’Ouest et du Centre

2012 - Programme 3E. Partenariat scientifique entre 2iE Ouagadougou et institutions universitaires suisses

  • Renewable energy and Energy efficiency

2013-Promotion des Energies Renouvelables en Afrique de l’Ouest par la mise en réseau à travers une carte interactive en ligne

2012-Vers une production durable et innovante de biocarburants en adéquation avec les potentiels et les besoins de l’Afrique : PRONOVABIO Formation aux métiers issus des énergies renouvelables et du développement durable CSP4Africa : Development of a cost-effective, modular and dry concentrating solar power for Africa : design and test of components Programme 3E. Partenariat scientifique entre 2iE Ouagadougou et institutions universitaires suisses

2011-Production durable d’électricité au service des populations rurales et périurbaines en Afrique : développement du concept « flexy-energy » 2010-Valorisation énergétique de la biomasse en Afrique de l’Ouest

Contact details

  • Tel: +226 25 49 28 00
  • Address: Rue de la Science – 01 BP 594 Ouagadougou 01 – Burkina Faso, , Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
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