University of Ghana

J.K.M. Hodasi Road, Accra, Ghana


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University of Ghana


The University of Ghana, the premier 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 a University poised to distinguish itself in the area of research to make an impact at the national and international level, the University launched a Strategic Plan in 2014. The strategic plan (2014-2024) is intended to consolidate the gains made from the review of the University‚Äôs mission and practices and situate these within the context of a very dynamic environment of higher education in Ghana and beyond. 

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Download the Strategic Plan 2014-2024 to learn more about the mission, vision and accomplishments of the University. 

The University of Ghana leads SDG 1: No Poverty in the IAU Cluster on HESD.

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