Research & innovation

Rankings

World rankings

  • 1st in Africa (Times Higher Education 2019)
  • 156th in the world (Times Higher Education 2019)
  • 1st in Africa (Quacquarelli Symonds 2019)
  • 200th in the world (Quacquarelli Symonds 2019)
  • 1st in Africa (US News Best Global Universities 2019)
  • 114th in the world (US News Best Global Universities 2019)

 

BRICS rankings

  • 22nd (Quacquarelli Symonds 2019 BRICS)

BRICS Countries: Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa

 

Emerging Economies University rankings

  • 9th (Times Higher Education 2019)

Subject rankings

US News Best Global Universities 2019

Top 50

  • Immunology (49th in the world)

Top 100

  • Microbiology (63rd in the world)
  • Social sciences and public health (71st in the world)
  • Clinical medicine (91st in the world )

Times Higher Education 2019

Top 100

  • Clinical, pre-clinical and health (72nd in the world)
  • Law (77th in the world)
  • Social sciences (89th in the world)
  • Education (95th in the world)

Shanghai Ranking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects (GRAS) 2018

Top 20

  • Mining and mineral engineering (16th in the world) 

Top 50

  • Oceanography (45th in the world)

Top 100

  • Public health (51st - 75th in the world)
  • Geography (76th - 100th in the world)

Quacquarelli Symonds 2018

Top 20

  • Development Shudies (11th in the world)

Top 50

  • Sports-related subjects (37th in the world)
  • Geography (49th in the world)

Top 100

  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Anthropology
  • Archaeology
  • Architecture
  • English language and literature
  • Law
  • Life sciences and medicine

 

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