Partner: University of Ghana, Legon

Country: Ghana

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The University of Ghana is the oldest and largest of the thirteen Ghanaian universities, excluding other numerous tertiary institutions. It is one of the best universities in West Africa. It was founded in 1948 as the University College of the Gold Coast, and was originally an affiliate college of the University of London, which supervised its academic programmes and awarded degrees. It gained full university status in 1961, and now has nearly 42,000 students.

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Ghana Summer 2012

The University of Ghana, Legon (UGL) is our host institution here in Accra. Professors Robert Sowah and Godfrey Mills have been very welcoming and helpful in the process of selecting students and our facilities. With over 40,000 students, UGL is easily the largest university in Ghana at its beautiful campus in Legon.