Cheikh Anta Diop University, also known as Université Cheikh Anta Diop, is a public educational institute located in Dakar, Senegal. It was founded on February 24, 1957 and operates in the higher education industry. As an organization, it stands as an educational institute providing university-level education.
The university's motto is "Lux Mea Lex". Cheikh Anta Diop University is accredited by the Ministry of Higher Education and Research of Senegal and is affiliated with several international organizations, such as the Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World, International Forum of Public Universities, and the International Association of Universities.