Universities in Africa
University directory the USB (Université Shalom de Bunia) is a private University in the North-East of the DR Congo. USB is the first University in Congo with a digitalized library and online catalog and in several ways spearheading IT technology and formation in the DR Congo.Country: D.R Congo
The University for Development Studies, Tamale was established in 1992 as a multi-campus institution by the Government of Ghana to “blend the academic world with that of the community in order to provide constructive interaction between the two for the total development of Northern Ghana, in particular, and the country as a whole” (PNDC Law 279, Section 279). “The UDS was borne out of the new thinking in higher education which emphasizes the need for universities to play a more active role in addressing problems of the society, particularly in the rural areas” (Effah, 1998).Country: Ghana
The Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Ogun State (FUNAAB) was established on January 1, 1988 by the Federal Government when four Universities of Technology, earlier merged in 1984, were demerged.
The University has a total of 179 academic programmes made up of 44 undergraduate programmes, 135 graduate programmes which include 22 Post graduate diploma programmes, 57 Masters degree programmes and 56 Doctorate degree programmes.Country: Nigeria
University of Antananarivo is the primary public university of Madagascar, located in the capital Antananarivo. The university traces its founding to 16 December 1955 and the formation of the Institute for Advanced Studies in Antananarivo. It established itself as the main center for higher education in the country, and was renamed the University of Madagascar in 1961. It later opened five more branches in Antsiranana, Fianarantsoa, Toamasina, Toliara, and Mahajanga.Country: Madagascar
The University of Bamako is a public university in Bamako, the capital of Mali. It is also known as the University of Mali.Opened in 1996, in has brought together nine campuses across the city. In 2000 there were 19714 students and 538 instructors on all nine campuses. In 2007, the University of Bamako had more than 60,000 students and about 600 instructors.Country: Mali
The University of Benin was founded in 1970. It started as an Institute of Technology and was accorded the status of a full-fledged University by National Universities Commission (NUC) on 1st July, 1971. In his Budget Speech in April 1972, the then Military Governor of Mid-Western State, Col. S. O. Ogbemudia (then also Visitor to the University) formally announced the change of the name of the Institute of Technology to the University of Benin. On 1st April, 1975 the University at the request of the State Government, was taken over by the Federal Government and became a Federal Government and became a Federal University.Country: Nigeria
"The University of Botswana, or UB was established in 1982 as the first institution of higher education in Botswana.
The university has four campuses: two in the capital city Gaborone, one in Francistown, and another in Maun.
The university is divided into six faculties: Business, Education, Engineering, Humanities, Science and Social Sciences." Source: Wikipedia
The University of Botswana is to be a leading academic center of excellence in Africa and the world.
The Mission of the University of Botswana is to improve economic and social conditionsCountry: Botswana
The University of Buea was born in 1993 following wide-ranging university reforms in Cameroon. UB, as it is fondly referred to, is the only English-speaking University in Cameroon. Conceived in the English-speaking tradition, the University of Buea seeks to foster the essence of that system, while situating itself within the larger bilingual and multicultural context of Cameroon. It is located in the historic town of Buea, former capital of German Kamerun, former capital of the federated State of West Cameroon and now the provincial capital of the South West Region of Cameroon.Country: Cameroon
The University of Burundi is located in Bujumbura, Burundi. It is the only public university in Burundi. The University of Burundi was created in 1964. The ultimate vision of the University of Burundi is to provide training for Excellence based on quality education and research for sustainable socio-economic developmentCountry: Burundi
Founded in 1829, UCT has a proud tradition of academic excellence and effecting social change and development through its pioneering scholarship, faculty and students.
It is also renowned for its striking beauty, with its campus located at the foot of Table Mountain's Devil's Peak, with panoramic views of much of Cape Town.Country: South Africa
Established in 1977, The University of Djibouti is an institution of higher education located in the city of Djibouti, the capital of the Republic of Djibouti. The University of Djibouti currently offers three levels of higher qualification: Licentiate, Master and Doctorate. The Doctorate is the highest qualification that is granted by the university.Country: Djibouti
The University of Dschang was created in 1933 and is a located in Dschang, Cameroon. Its mission beyond the traditional teaching, research and development support missions is to contribute to the development and promotion of an efficient and dynamic Cameroonian and African agriculture.Country: Cameroon
Welcome to the University of Eastern Africa, Baraton (UEAB), your gateway to holistic Christian Education. UEAB, a private chartered Seventh-day Adventist institution of higher learning, is also a member of the worldwide family of Adventist education institutions. The main campus is located at Baraton, Nandi County, Rift Valley Province-approximately 50 kilometres from Eldoret or 35 kilometres from Eldoret International Airport.Country: Kenya
The University of Education, Winneba (UEW) is a University in Winneba, Central Region of Ghana. Its main aim is to train teachers for the education system of Ghana. Since its establishment, the University has continued to uphold its responsibility of producing professional educators and conducting relevant research that will help inform the direction of development of education and educational policies. Since its establishment in 1992, the University has consciously and systematically expanded academic programmes that are offered depending on national needs.Country: Ghana
The University of Fort Hare is a vibrant, equitable and sustainable African university, committed to teaching and research excellence at the service of its students, scholars and wider community.
The mission of the University is to provide high quality education of international standards contributing to the advancement of knowledge that is socially and ethically relevant, and applying that knowledge to the scientific, technological and social- economic development of our nation and the wider world.Country: South Africa
The University College of the Gold Coast was founded by Ordinance on August 11, 1948 for the purpose of providing for and promoting university education, learning and research. The University is the oldest and largest of the Ghanaian public universities. It was originally an affiliate college of the University of London, which supervised its academic programmes and awarded degrees. In the 1960-61 academic year, the College Council made a request to the Government of Ghana for legislation to constitute the University College into a University with the power to award its own degrees.Country: Ghana