University of Ghana has maintained its place as the nation’s leading tertiary institution; according to the January 2020 edition of the Webometrics Ranking of World Universities.
Not only is nation’s premier university leading in Ghana, but it is also ranked as the best in West Africa.
Although it has been ranked 12 on the African continent, University of Ghana is 1,240 in the worldwide ranking, which is an improvement of what was reported in the January 2019 ranking.
The Ranking Web or Webometrics is the largest academic ranking of Higher Education Institutions.
The objectives of the Webometrics Ranking of the World’s Universities was to promote web publication, supporting open access initiatives and electronic access to scientific publications and other academic materials.
Indicators for the ranking are presence (public knowledge shared), visibility (web contents impact), transparency or openness (top cited researchers) and excellence or scholar (top cited papers).
The information below depicts University of Ghana’s World Rankings in previous years for reference.
Webometrics (World Rank) 2005 – 5,794 2015 – 1,761 2017 – 1,657 2018 – 1,555
Story by: universnewsroom.com with additional files from ug.edu.gh