2015 Ranking for African Universities and Higher Institutions


This ranking is based on research publications and citations from the last five years (2010 to 2014) as well as visibility on the internet.
Rank Institution Total Influence Factor
1 University of Cape Town 45.02
2 Cairo University 43.43
3 University of Pretoria 43.35
4 University of Nairobi 42.81
5 University of South Africa 42.32
6 University of the Witwatersrand 42.20
7 Stellenbosch University 42.16
8 University of Ibadan 41.22
9 University of Kwazulu Natal 41.13
10 Ain Shams University 40.54
11 University of Johannesburg 40.05
12 Makerere University 40.03
13 University of Nigeria 39.96
14 University of Ghana 37.83
15 Addis Ababa University 36.13
16 Rhodes University 35.85
17 Alexandria University 35.62
18 Ahmadu Bello University 35.57
19 University of the Western Cape 34.82
20 University of Lagos 34.48
21 Al-Azhar University 34.38
22 University of the Free State 34.06
23 Mansoura University 33.88
24 Obafemi Awolowo University 33.85
25 American University in Cairo 33.64
26 North West University 33.24
27 University of Benin 32.96
28 Kenyatta University 32.05
29 Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology 31.58
30 Zagazig University 31.56
31 University of Ilorin 31.27
32 Assiut University 30.74
33 Universite d'Alger 29.63
34 University of Khartoum 29.58
35 University of Zimbabwe 29.47
36 University of Port Harcourt 29.24
37 University of Botswana 28.72
38 University of Zambia 28.39
39 University of Dar Es Salaam 28.10
40 Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University 27.69
41 Suez Canal University 26.69
42 Nnamdi Azikiwe University 26.53
43 University of Calabar 26.52
44 Universite Mohammed V 26.24
45 Tanta University 26.19
46 Federal University of Technology Minna 26.19
47 Moi University 26.03
48 Tshwane University of Technology 26.01
49 Federal University of Technology Akure 25.33
50 University of Limpopo 24.89
51 Helwan University 24.28
52 University of Fort Hare 24.23
53 Covenant University 23.56
54 Sudan University of Science and Technology 23.19
55 University of Uyo 22.99
56 University of Cape Coast 22.87
57 Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology 22.74
58 Cape Peninsula University of Technology 22.74
59 Lagos State University 22.64
60 University of Namibia 22.53
61 University of Malawi 22.42
62 Egerton University 22.35
63 Minia University 22.06
64 University of Jos 22.04
65 Ladoke Akintola University of Technology 22.03
66 University of Maiduguri 21.85
67 Benha University 21.83
68 Bayero University 21.75
69 Delta State University 21.48
70 Universite Cheikh Anta Diop 21.33
71 Federal University of Technology Owerri 21.29
72 Jimma University 20.50
73 Universite Abou Bekr Belkaid Tlemcen 19.93
74 Sokoine University of Agriculture 19.83
75 Olabisi Onabanjo University 19.81
76 Universite de la Reunion 19.40
77 Universite Kasdi Merbah 19.23
78 Universite de Yaounde 19.18
79 University of Venda 18.97
80 Federal University of Agriculture 18.79
81 Universite de Tunis El Manar 18.67
82 University of Zululand 18.32
83 University of Mauritius 18.31
84 Universidade Eduardo Mondlane 18.20
85 University of Abuja 18.13
86 Durban University of Technology 18.07
87 Ebonyi State University 18.07
88 Mekelle University 17.99
89 Universite Cadi Ayyad 17.91
90 Haramaya University 17.90
91 Michael Okpara University of Agriculture 17.81
92 Usmanu Danfodiyo University 17.71
93 Universite d'Abomey-Calavi 17.62
94 Universite de Ouagadougou 17.45
95 South Valley University 17.41
96 Menoufia University 17.36
97 Universite de Sfax 17.29
98 Fayoum University 16.83
99 Rivers State University of Science and Technology 16.70
100 Sohag University 16.64
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