ICT (Information and Communication Technology) in education has been gaining recognition and importance worldwide. ICT creates an impact in the role of unified communication which is not restricted to computer systems but extended to the other communication platforms. On an academic level, it provides students with relevant and contemporary experiences that allow them to successfully engage with technology and prepare them for life after completing the university programs.

Over the past few years, the best Universities across the world have adopted ICT services to improve the learning experience and magnify the quality of education for students pursuing classroom learning as well as distance learning. UGLC is no exception. Keeping in terms with modern technology, it now introduces its academic curricula on a Hi-Tech platform that can be accessible to all the students in Africa.

The University Of General Lansana Conte Sonfonia – Conakry
Is a public university in West Africa located in the city of Conakry, the capital of the Republic of Guinea. The University of General Lansana Conte Sonfonia-Conakry (UGLC-SC) was founded in 2005 and was renamed after the second President of the Republic of Guinea, Lansana Conte, on 14 January 2006. This University was built with the aim to benefit those who have been deprived of or denied access to higher education especially the economically weaker sections of the society, and those who discontinued education for various reasons, etc. It aims to reach the hitherto the unreachable.

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The University of General Lansana Conte Sonfonia-Conakry (UGLC-SC) takes the initiative to bring innovative and socially relevant educational provisions that are student-centric, seamless and are of high quality by employing distinguished faculty members and implementing modern technology to achieve academic excellence, sustainable social transformation and collective national development.


UGLC-SC aims towards creating a Centre of Excellence in Open and Distance Learning (ODL) by offering quality programs to meet the current and emerging needs of aspiring students. The University provides access to higher education and functions as a catalyst to bridge social and economic developments in Guinea.

The University of General Lansana Conte Sonfonia – Conakry (UGLC-SC) shall:

  • Evolve flexible and robust curriculum to widen educational access, deepen knowledge frontiers and create entrepreneurial skill sets.
  • Become a digital repository for ODL in the state facilitating Research and Development for new knowledge creation.
  • Reach the rural communities through lifelong learning programmes for livelihood improvement.
  • Bridge the digital divide and implement ‘anywhere, anytime’ learning environments.
  • Establish networked environments for quality assurance.
  • Coordinate and implement standards in ODL.
  • Foster private-public partnerships.