University of Ghana
P.O. Box LG 25, Legon, Accra, Ghana/ 2333.0250.0381/ www.ug.edu.gh
The University of Ghana, the premier university and the largest university in Ghana was founded as the University College of the Gold Coast by Ordinance on August 11, 1948 for the purpose of providing and promoting university education, learning and research. This new strategic plan (2014-2024) is intended to consolidate the gains made from the review of the University’s mission and practices and situate these within the context of a very dynamic environment of higher education in Ghana and beyond.
Kenya Drive, Nairobi City, Kenya/ 2542.0871.0901/ www.ku.ac.ke
The University’s Main Campus is set on over 1,000 acres with a pleasant and serene surrounding conducive to academic and intellectual growth. Kenyatta University is home to some of the world's top scholars, researchers and experts in diverse fields. We pride ourselves in providing high quality programmes that attract individuals who wish to be globally competitive. To achieve this, we have invested heavily in infrastructure and facilities to offer our students the best experience in quality academic programmes under a nurturing environment in which our students learn and grow.
Université Cheikh Anta Diop
Dakar, Senegal/ 2213.3825.0530/ www.ucad.sn
Cheikh Anta Diop University, also known as the University of Dakar, is a university in Dakar, Senegal. It is named after the Senegalese physicist, historian and anthropologist Cheikh Anta Diop and has an enrollment of over 60,000. The education system follows the French pattern, with oral and/or written final exams administered at the end of the year. All courses at the university are taught in French, except those in language departments other than French. UCAD offers courses of study in Humanities, Sciences, Engineering, Medicine, Finance, Accounting, and Law. The university awards the following degrees: B.A., B.S., Ph.D., and D.M.A.
Njoro, Kenya/ 2540.5122.17891/ egerton.ac.ke
Egerton University is the oldest institution of higher learning in Kenya. It was founded as a Farm School in 1939 by Lord Maurice Egerton of Tatton, a British national who settled in Kenya in the 1920s. In 1950, the School was upgraded to an Agricultural College offering diploma programmes. The Egerton Agricultural College Ordinance was enacted in 1955. In 1979, the Government of Kenya and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) funded a major expansion of the institution. In 1986, Egerton Agricultural College was gazetted as a constituent college of the University of Nairobi. The following year, 1987, marked the establishment of Egerton University through an Act of Parliament.
Academic Highway, Kenya/ 2547.9094.0508/ www.mu.ac.ke
Moi University is a public university located in Kesses, Uasin Gishu county, in western Kenya. It was established in 1984 by the Moi University Act of the Parliament of Kenya, after recommendations from the McKay Commission.
Durban University of Technology
Musgrave, Durban, 4001, South Africa/ 2731.373.2000/ www.dut.ac.za
The Durban University of Technology (DUT) is a Leading University of Technology in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. It was formed in 2002 by the merger of Technikon Natal and ML Sultan Technikon and was previously known as the Durban Institute of Technology. It has five campuses in Durban, and two in Pietermaritzburg. In 2016, around 27 023 students were enrolled. It is one of 5 technical institutions on the continent to offer Doctoral Degrees.
University of Dar es Salaam
University Road, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania/ 2552.2241.0410/ www.udsm.ac.tz
The University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM) is a public university in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. It was established in 1961 as an affiliate college of the University of London. The university became an affiliate of the University of East Africa (UEA) in 1963, shortly after Tanzania gained its independence from the United Kingdom. In 1970, UEA split into three independent universities: Makerere University in Uganda, the University of Nairobi in Kenya, and the University of Dar es Salaam.
University of Lagos
University Road 101017 Akoka,, Yaba,, Lagos State., Nigeria/ 012.8024.39/ www.unilag.edu.ng
The University of Lagos – popularly known as Unilag – is a federal government research university in Lagos State, southwestern Nigeria. The university has remained one of the most competitive in the country in terms of admissions. Notwithstanding, with approximately 57,000 students as of 2013, the University of Lagos has one of the largest student populations of any university in the country. The University of Lagos is among the first generation of universities in Nigeria and also one of the twenty-five federal universities which are overseen and accredited by the National Universities Commission.
Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology
Accra Road, Kumasi, Ghana/ 2333.2206.0438/ www.knust.edu.gh
The KNUST has, since January 2005, transformed from its previous centralized system of administration into significantly decentralized one called the Collegiate system. Under this system, the various faculties have been condensed into six colleges. Since its inception, the University has been administered on the Faculty-based system. The University is situated approximately on a sixteen square-kilometre campus of undulating land and pleasant surroundings, about seven kilometres away from the central business district of the city of Kumasi. The campus presents a panorama of beautiful and modern buildings interspersed with verdant lawns and tropical flora, which provide a cool and refreshing atmosphere congenial to academic studies. It has within the short period of its existence become an important centre for the training of scientists and technologists not only for Ghana, but also for other African countries as well as from other parts of the world.
The German University in Cairo
Cairo Governorate 11432, Egypt/ 2022.7589.9908/ www.guc.edu.eg
German university in Cairo/Deutsche Universität in Kairo has been established in 2002 in cooperation with the State Universities of Ulm and Stuttgart, under the patronage of the Egyptian Ministry of Higher Education, the Ministry of Science, Research and Arts, State of Baden- Württemberg, Germany, and supported by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), the German Embassy in Cairo, the Arab/German Chamber of Industry and Commerce (AHK), the Federal Ministry of Education and Research, Germany, The State University of Tübingen and The State University of Mannheim.
Ain Shams University
Khalifa El-Maamon St، El-Qobba Bridge, Cairo, Cairo Governorate 11566, Egypt/ 2022.683.1474/ www.asu.edu.eg
Ain Shams University is the third oldest university in Egypt. It was established in July, 1950 as Ibrahim Pasha University. It cooperated with the other two universities; Cairo University (Foaad I Pasha University) and Alexandria University (Farouk I Pasha University) to achieve the university aims and accept the increasing number of applicants.
University of Botswana
4775 Notwane Rd. Gaborone, Botswana/ 267.355.0000/ www.ub.bw
The University of Botswana was established on 1st July 1982 by an Act of Parliament. The University campus consists of that part of the two former universities (UBLS and UBS – see Historical Note) which was situated in Botswana and was sometimes referred to as the Gaborone Campus. The University is closely involved in the national development process of Botswana. In this regard the special functions of the University are to engage in improving the quality and in expanding the quantity of the human resources needed for development, and to act as the repository of the collective knowledge and experience of the nation and the world.
Obafemi Awolowo University
Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, P.M.B., Nigeria/ 2348.0370.61934/ fart.oauife.edu.ng
The Faculty of Arts is one of the oldest academic divisions in the Obafemi Awolowo University. It is one of the Faculties established at the inception of the University in 1962. The Faculty started with four academic departments: Religious Studies and Philosophy; English, History and Modern European Languages. In 1975, the Department of Religious Studies and Philosophy was broken into two Departments: Religious Studies and Philosophy. In the same year, the Department of Modern Languages was changed to Modern European Languages.
University of Khartoum
Al-Gamaa Ave, Khartoum 11111, Sudan/ 2499.1748.1188/ www.uofk.edu
University of Khartoum (shortened to UofK) is a multi-campus, co-educational, public university located in Khartoum. It is the largest and oldest university in Sudan. UofK was founded as Gordon Memorial College in 1902 and established in 1956 when Sudan gained independence. Since that date, the University of Khartoum has been recognized as a top university and a high-ranked academic institution in Sudan and Africa
Université Mohammed V
Avenue des Nations Unies, Agdal, Rabat Maroc B.P:8007.N.U/ 0537.272.755/ www.um5.ac.ma
Mohammed V University, in Rabat, Morocco, was founded in 1957 under a royal decree (Dahir. It is the first modern university in Morocco after the University of al-Qarawiyyin in Fez. The university is named for Mohammed V, the former King of Morocco who died in 1961. In 1993, it was divided into two independent universities: Mohammed V University at Agdal and Mohammed V University at Souissi.
Addis Ababa University
NBH1, 4killo King George VI St, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia/ 2519.2262.7694/ www.aau.edu.et
Addis Ababa University is a state university in Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia. Originally called the University College of Addis Ababa at its establishment in 1950, it was later renamed Haile Selassie I University in 1962 after the Ethiopian Emperor Haile Selassie I. The institution received its current name in 1975. Addis Ababa University has thirteen campuses. Twelve of these are situated in Addis Ababa, and one is located in Bishoftu, about 45 kilometers away. It also maintains branches in many cities throughout Ethiopia. The government assigns qualified students to these universities upon completion of secondary school.
Al Akhawayn University
Hassan II Avenue, Ifrane, Meknès-Tafilalet Region, 53000, Morocco/ 2125.3586.2000/ www.aui.ma
Al Akhawayn University in Ifrane is an independent, public, not-for-profit, coeducational Moroccan university committed to educating future citizen-leaders of Morocco and the world through a globally oriented, English-language, liberal-arts curriculum based on the American system. The University enhances Morocco and engages the world through leading-edge educational and research programs, including continuing and executive education, upholds the highest academic and ethical standards, and promotes equity and social responsibility.
Université des Frères Mentouri de Constantine 1
BP, 325 Route Ain el Bey, Constantine, Algeria/ 2133.181.8705/ www.umc.edu.dz
The Université Constantine 1, formerly the University of Mentouri, is a university located in Constantine, Algeria.
Shaibet an Nakareyah, Markaz El-Zakazik, Ash Sharqia Governorate 44519, Egypt/ 2055.236.3635/ english.zu.edu.eg
Zagazig University is one of the Egyptian universities which was established to contribute side by side with its counterparts in the renaissance of Egypt and raising its position. The university started as a branch of Ain hams University in the academic year 1969/1970. Zagazig University is the seventh university in Egypt in terms of its inception. The university has made great strides in all areas, keeping up with the modern age. The university has chosen the image of the great national leader / Ahmed Orabi son of Sharqia as its slogan who stood lofty in front of the brutal colonization calling for the freedom of our dear Egypt. The law No. 18 was issued on 14/4/1974 to establish Zagazig University which was composed of six colleges as a branch of Ain hams University. Those are the colleges of agriculture, trade, veterinary medicine, human medicine, education and science.
Ahmadu Bello University
Zaria, Nigeria/ 2347.0318.66211/ abu.edu.ng
Ahmadu Bello University began full operation in 1962, on the cites of these educational institutions: the defunct Nigerian College of Arts, Science and Technology, founded in 1955; the Clerical Training Centre, Kongo, founded in 1957; the Samaru Agricultural Research Station, established in Â 1924, and the Shika Livestock Farm, started in 1928. The University was named after SirAhmadu Bello (1901-1966), "the Sardauna of Sokoto" and the Premier of Northern Nigeria. As the first Chancellor of the' University, Sir Ahmadu Bello performed its Opening Ceremony on the 4th of October, 1962. In 1975, the University was taken over by the Federal Government through a Decree (the Ahmadu Bello University Provisions Decree of 1975), thus becoming a Federal University.