UG ranked top tertiary institution for 2022 academic year

UG ranked top tertiary institution for 2022 academic year

Ghana’s premier institution, the University of Ghana, Legon (UG) has been ranked as the country’s top tertiary institution for the 2022 academic year by the Alper-Doger (AD) Scientific Index 2022 Version 2.

The Scientific Index also said the first of the top 1,000 scientists in the country are from the University of Ghana, and more than 270 scientists from the University of Ghana appear in the top 1,000 scientists featured.

“Across the diverse disciplines within its four Colleges, the University leads nationally, progressively intensifying its impact in pursuit of excellence,” Alper-Doger stated in the report sighted by

The AD Scientific Index 2022 Version 2 named Dr Dwomoa Adu, a Senior Research Fellow in the University of Ghana Medical School, College of Health Sciences, as the best scientist in Ghana, out of the 1000 academics featured.

Similarly, last year, Dr Adu made the University proud when the AD Scientific Index Report 2021 listed him as the overall topmost scholar in Ghana out of the 231 scientists who made the ranking cut-off.

The 2022 academic year AD Scientific Index also positioned the University of Ghana (UG) as 15th out of the 2,049 universities in Africa, and at 1,704 out of 14,284 universities surveyed globally.

Furthermore, the QS World University Rankings, in its 2022 ranking, classified the University of Ghana as one of the 20 best universities in Africa, the only West African university to be so classified.

The AD Index is a ranking and analysis system based on the scientific performance and the added value of the scientific productivity of individual scientists. Also, it provides rankings of institutions based on the scientific characteristics of affiliated scientists.

The management of the top tertiary institution following the achievement has commended all the Scientists of the Ghana University for their contribution to making the institution on the list of the top 1000 scientists in Ghana.

“Congratulations to all the UG Scientists who have made it to the list of the top 1000 scientists in Ghana. The University of Ghana is so proud of its commitment to academic excellence,” the Authorities of the Accra-based university noted.