University of Ghana

About This Partner

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. As the leading university in Ghana, the University aims to produce the next generation of thought leaders to drive national development. Faculty members at the University of Ghana are involved in studies that support policy making for national development, often in collaboration with other international institutions.

The student population is over 38,000 made up of students enrolled on our regular programmes, sandwich programmes, and distance education as well as students from affiliate institutions.  Our growing number of international students come from over 70 countries to join either our regular undergraduate and graduate programmes, enroll on our study abroad and other special programmes designed for international students.

University of Ghana is comprised of the following colleges/faculties:
  •  Basic and Applied Sciences
  •  Education
  •  Health Sciences
  •  Humanities

Study Abroad Program Details


Memorandum of Understanding

For more information about this partner, please contact the Office of Global Engagement.


University Of Ghana, Accra, Ghana