Traveling to Côte d'Ivoire

Travel Recommendations

The Conference will be held at the International University of Grand-Bassam. Grand-Bassam is a tourist city edged in the south by the Atlantic Ocean, 15 miles from the Abidjan International Airport (ABJ). It is best known for its beaches and many places to relax. First capital of Cote d’Ivoire, Grand-Bassam is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Read more about this:

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Visa-exempt foreign nationals

If your country is listed among the visa exempt nationals, you do not need to apply for a visa. Visit the link to view the listed countries :

Nationalities subject to visa and eligible for e-Visa online

If you are not a visa-exempt foreign national, you can apply for the visa online via the e-visa portal. Please visit the link for more information about visas and entry conditions in Cote d’Ivoire.


There are great hotels in Grand-Bassam. Most can be found online. However, the most convenient to the best of our judgement that we recommend is: Maffouet Hôtel Grand Bassam

Street address: Route de Bonoua,

City: Grand Bassam

Phone: +225 21 30 31 80

Mobile: + 225 09 66 99 86 / + 225 73 98 70 49