Kara University is a Togolese Public or Government University created and operating under the decree No 1999-011/PR
dating on 21st January1999.

Long time ago, Kara University (KU) has undergone profound changes both in pedagogical practice and in terms of  strengthening its infrastructure.
All these efforts are aimed at setting up quality assurance that is increasingly geared to digital technology.
It is in this context that the presidency of Kara University has undertaken various initiatives aimed at the digitization of services. This led to the organization of the open and distance learning program (ODL).

The ODL at KU is translated into a global strategy of digital transformation of the University which is declined in the adoption of the procedure of registration of the students online, the
management of the notes of the various evaluations, the security diplomas and institutional communication within the University through digital platforms.

The ODL at KU as well as the teaching programs (BMD) are including the international teaching strategies and this allow the students or communities at worldwide level to benefit from KU teaching services. ODL system allow Credit Transfer, APEL, Study abroad program, Exchange student program, Work and study program, apprenticeship, international internship,…

The ODL resources are designed for distance learning and it knows how to best fit study around busy lives.


Kara University organizes BMD System according to Bologna Process (Bachelor, Master and Doctorate)

To be admitted in Bachelor, the student must have two principle passes. The application form is downloaded, filled and sent to odl@univ-kara.tg for evaluation.

To get admitted in Last year, the student of Bachelor, the student must be Advanced Diploma or Diploma Holder. He/she must fill the application form and send it with the credentials to

To get enrolled in Master’s Program the candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree. He fills the application form and send it with the credentials to odl@univ-kara.tg

To get enrolled in PhD, the student must be Master’s holder. He fills the application form and sendit with the credentials to odl@univ-kara.tg

The total cost you pay for your qualification is dependent on the modules you choose to study.

It is also depending on different services you pay for. Some of the services are Credit Transfer programs or APEL

The payment is done online. The student or candidate must have a visa card (debit or credit card).

Students sends the emails to odl@univ-kara.tg clarifying the following details:
Names and surname, his/her email, his/her phone number, city and country, the payment reasons and how much in USD currency he/she would like to pay.
As a feedback from odl@univ-kara.tg the student or candidate will get the link on which he/she will click and fill the visa card’s information. It will be debited and the student will get the
notification as payment confirmation though the student email. You can also pay using bank transfer.

Once the candidate is registered, he/she will be, via his email, given access to the KU/ODL Moodle platform.
The candidate will see an overview of the course and the modules to study. He will follow courses, evaluation on the same platform. Lecturers submit materials and the practices, activities to be done by the students in the same platform. The collaborative work in the form of chats, interaction forums; exposures in the form of video conference sessions are done via the platform.

E-learning Platform

The Bachelor is run in 3 academic year’s equivalent to 6 semesters or 180 credits

The Master’s program is run in 2 years equivalent of 2 semesters or 120 credits

The Doctoral Program is run in 3 years equivalent of 6 semesters or 180 credits.

The candidates for BMD will be required to respect KU/ODL research format for thesis and dissertations.
To get registered for thesis, the Candidate will be submitting with the application form his Master’s dissertation and his PhD topic or research proposal. See enclosed the format of research

APEL (accreditation of prior experiential learning) is learning which has taken place from a range of experiences and is often unstructured, personal and unconsciously gained. Skills, knowledge and abilities that come with this type of learning however can be equal to those gained by students following traditional courses through formal educational institutions.
If you feel you have covered the content of a module/ modules via your work/ life experience, APEL is a way to provide the evidence to show this and to gain credit for it.
As BMD system the credits transfer are recognized.

The Candidate will be submitting his CV and related certificates or documents. The coordination team of ODL will valuing the candidate’s experiences into the credits. The Candidate will be required to sit for the viva voice exam. In addition he will be required to compulsorily submit and defend his dissertation before getting any degree from KU

Depending on the course that the candidate is doing, the assessment can be a written assignments, oral and practical assessments, projects, exams, dissertations and portfolios. The assessment is organized to be done on ODL platform. It is a self-supporting platform for monitoring and correcting the exams carried out on-line.

The results of the assessment are also accessible via the platform.

With each module you successful completed, you earned a set number of credits.

To maximize your credit transfer potential, you either need to apply for credit transfer towards a qualification that is of a similar subject nature to your previous study. KU ODL is considering your previous study completed for an award of credit transfer into KU/ODL qualifications.

The run programs and their majors include:

-Food studies
-Human nutrition

-Banking and finance
-Statistics applied to ecomics
-Accounting and Auditing
-Financial accounting
-Islamic finance
-Peace and conflict resolutions
-Enterprises management
-Project management
-Governance and NGOs management
-Human Ressources Management
-Logistics and transport
-Social work
-Development studies

-English literature

-Business law
-Public international law
-International Relations

-Postgraduate Diploma in Education
-Administration and educational management
-Curriculum development
-Economics and amanagement with education


-Information technology
-Networking and multimedia
-Mining engineering
-Electronics and telecommunication engineering
-Electromechanical engineering
-Renewable energy
-Environment engineering
-Biomedical engineering
-Civil engineering
-Electrical engineering
-Industrial engineering
-Mechanical engineering
-Construction management

-Public health
-Biomedical and laboratory sciences
-General nursing

Why Choose Us

Contact US

N.19, BP 404 Kara-Togo, Togo
Web: www.univ-kara.tg,
E-mail: odl@univ-kara.tg, odl@univ-kara.net

  • Admission application form (PDF/WORD)
  • Credit Transfer application form (PDF/WORD)
  • Details on the Organized Majors at ODL (PDF/WORD)