Our Accreditation

ESPAM_FORMATION University also known as Ecole Supierieure Panafricaine De Management Applique is one of the most prestigious private higher education establishment in Cotonou.

It was created in October 2007 and was conceived as a bilingual pan african university(French and Rnglish) and has since developed intoa modern university with a proud tradition of building and maintaining functional academic platform for many of French and English speaking students in the West African region.

Our aspiration is to attain global significance through training and research. Thus, the vision of the school is to be ranked among the first 100 universities in the world by the year 2023. We are a proud institutional member of international, regional and national bodies active in higher education.

ESPAM-FORMATION UNIVERSITY is a training center with professional vocation, which offers on one hand and possibilities to the auditors, the executive, the professionals of companies and the othe staff from public amd private administrations to prepare undergraduate, and graduate courses in various domains of social, science and management. Its principal duty is to prepare and deliver technical degree, bachelor's degree, master's degree and PHD respectively, depending on the initial of the applicant.


ESPAM_FORMATION UNIVERSITY is an educational institution that has been built upon a vision which allows individuals from different natinalities an cultures to find the best in undergraduate and graduate international university education.ESPAM-FORMATION UNIVERSITY seeks to make its programs easily accessible, regardless of location or financial means. ESPAM-FORMATION UNIVERSITY aspires to ensure professional success by helping students develop the skills and talents necessary to excel in a fast-paced and changing world.


ESPAM-FORMATION UNIVERSITY is to accompany you to conceive and to develop your devices of training, which we make flexible, individualized and customized. ESPAM-FORMATION UNIVERSITY is in the service of the administrations and helps the companies to analyze their needs in training and accompany them in the development of new skills. ESPAM-FORMATION UNIVERSITY provides accesible business education programs for students wanting to be effective managers in the increasingly complex and changing global organisational environment.


In response to the demand of globalization, which has shifted the mindset of states to productivity and calls for innovation and creativity, ESPAM Formation is built on the following philosophical platform:

  • Develop skills for competitive advantage

  • Develop skills for self-reliance citizens

  • Develop knowledge for sustainability in the labour market

  • Develop leaders in all facets of organization

This is reflected in our motto: ‘ESPAM FORMATION SCHOOL OF WINNERS


The objectives of the ESPAM FORMATION University are to:

  • Provide a conducive learning and training environment

  • Train, develop and retrain in all areas of social sciences, senior and middle managers in order to increase and specialize their skills.

  • Carry out research action on subject related to management, economic development, micro-finance and other sectors of the social science for advancement knowledge and practical application to solve practical life problems.

  • Develop new training programs, new products and markets that can give global standards.

  • Advice private and public institutions through consulting programs.

  • Ensure short-term trainings related to the use of ICT in the audio-visual and computer graphics


ESPAM FORMATION UNIVERSITY core Values are: Capacity Building, Integrity and Responsibility.


Our capacity building means our commitment to academic and personal development of our students in all facets of life through our entrepreneurship programme which is reflected in our mission, vision and objectives.


At ESPAM FORMATION UNIVERSITY we are bend to train students towards the value of integrity in moral and social aspects demonstrated in our academic and extra curriculum activities.


Inculcating a sense of responsibility for effective leadership skills has always been our primary motive for creating our future leaders. At ESPAM students are compel to dress properly, respect all constituted authority, not to be late for classes or school events etc.


ESPAM is called citadel of learning, we strive for excellence in all facet of life our students are well trained morally, socially, and spiritually and can compete with others..


That means ESPAM exist beyond individuals and functions with rules and regulations, has management guidelines and policies to be followed by everybody for the goodness of the institution.


Without being a confessional university, we strongly believe that God is always in our side. Thanks for all what he is doing for us. To God be the glory.