University of Nairobi Ranked among Top 351 Universities by Times Higher Education (THE)

The University of Nairobi was ranked top in Kenya and was placed in the category of 301 best young Universities in the World. This is according to the 2019 Times Higher Education (THE) ranking of Young Universities. In East Africa, UoN tied with the University of Dar es Salaam. They were both placed in the category of 301.

The University of KwaZulu-Natal clinched the top spot among African Universities ranking and was placed in position 85 globally. With an overall score of 78.4, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology retained its position as the world’s best young university in 2019.

THE Young University Rankings ranks the world’s best universities that are aged 50 years or younger. They do so through assessing research-intensive universities across all their core missions of teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international outlook. The performance indicators are grouped into five broad areas: Teaching (the learning environment), Research (volume, income and reputation), Citations (research influence), International outlook (staff, students and research) and Industry income (knowledge transfer).

This year’s ranking included 351 universities, up from 250 in 2018. In summary, only a few Universities in Africa made it to the top list as follows: 3 from South Africa, 12 from Egypt, 1 from Kenya, 1 from Nigeria and 1 from Tanzania.

Expiry Date: 
Thu, 2021-11-25 (All day)