14 Best universities for Artificial Intelligence (AI) in South Africa

Below is the list of best universities in South Africa ranked based on their research performance in Artificial Intelligence (AI). A graph of 46.9K citations received by 3.72K academic papers made by 14 universities in South Africa was used to calculate publications' ratings, which then were adjusted for release dates and added to final scores.

We don't distinguish undergraduate and graduate programs nor do we adjust for current majors offered. You can find information about granted degrees on a university page but always double-check with an official site as it's constantly changing data.

  1. For Artificial Intelligence (AI)

    University of Pretoria logo
    Enrollment
    56,483
    Male:Female
    42:58
    Founded
    1908
  2. For Artificial Intelligence (AI)

    University of Cape Town logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1874
  3. For Artificial Intelligence (AI)

    University of Stellenbosch logo
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1918
  4. For Artificial Intelligence (AI)

    University of the Witwatersrand logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    37,500
    Founded
    1922
  5. For Artificial Intelligence (AI)

    University of KwaZulu-Natal logo
    Enrollment
    42,500
    Founded
    2004
  6. For Artificial Intelligence (AI)

    University of South Africa logo
    Enrollment
    420,000
    Male:Female
    36:64
    Founded
    1873
  7. For Artificial Intelligence (AI)

    University of Johannesburg logo
    Enrollment
    49,910
    Founded
    2005
  8. For Artificial Intelligence (AI)

    Tshwane University of Technology logo
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    2003
  9. For Artificial Intelligence (AI)

    North-West University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    96%
    Enrollment
    26,439
    Male:Female
    42:58
    Founded
    2004
  10. For Artificial Intelligence (AI)

    Rhodes University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    45%
    Enrollment
    8,200
    Founded
    1904
  11. For Artificial Intelligence (AI)

    University of the Free State logo
    Enrollment
    37,000
    Founded
    1904
  12. For Artificial Intelligence (AI)

    Nelson Mandela University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    55%
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    2005
  13. For Artificial Intelligence (AI)

    University of the Western Cape logo
    Acceptance Rate
    55%
    Enrollment
    18,720
    Male:Female
    40:60
    Founded
    1959
  14. For Artificial Intelligence (AI)

    Durban University of Technology logo
    Acceptance Rate
    45%
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    2002

The best cities to study Artificial Intelligence (AI) in South Africa based on the number of universities and their ranks are Pretoria, Cape Town, Stellenbosch, and Johannesburg.