Students Visa

American University of Central Africa


Students Visa

As an international student or foreign national, you will generally need a visa for any length of time. Student visas are issued and regulated by Santomenses Immigration Authorities. The process of obtaining a Student visa to study in The STP depends on the nationality of the student There are general requirements to gain entry into The Gambia, in addition to the specific requirements of each foreign national. In general you must be :

  • Healthy – Inoculations are required to enter the Gambia.
  • Law-abiding – Criminal behavior is grounds for deportation.
  • Able to support yourself financially during your stay.
  • You intend to leave The Gambia after you complete your studies.


« The university accommodations for students are available at university approval location. Only accommodation confirmed before the start of the Trimester shall be allotted. Due to limited availability, accommodation is not guaranteed to all students. Priority is given to new students.

All utilities are included. All rooms and apartments have fans, en-suit bathrooms, beds and mattresses and 24 hour security.

Different sizes of rooms are allocated as per availability. Single rooms house 2 students and apartments consisting of 2 rooms house 4 students. Request for single occupancy rooms shall be entertained only with availability. 

Student Residence Halls have strict policies which are to be followed up by all residents. Student Counselor can provide the policies to the prospective students upon request. »

Bed sheets, pillows and towels are not provided. Internet fees applicable.

Food costs include Breakfast and Dinner only.

Additional Optional Facility Charges at AIU Manjai Residence Halls (in US Dollars)

Charges per month
Room Charges   (Double Occupancy) 75.00
Laundry  (twice a week) 6.00
Room cleaning (once a week) 5.00
Internet 10.00
Refrigerator in room 10.00
Single occupancy surcharge 75.00