Best Universities for Physics in Africa

Below is the list of best universities in Africa ranked based on their research performance in Physics. A graph of 1.82M citations received by 99.9K academic papers made by 182 universities in Africa was used to calculate publications' ratings, which then were adjusted for release dates and added to final scores.

We don't distinguish between 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 the university website.

For Physics

#1 in Africa
#405 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1922

For Physics

#2 in Africa
#525 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1874

For Physics

#3 in Africa
#1 in Egypt
#578 in the World
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
257,200
Founded
1908

For Physics

#4 in Africa
#2 in Egypt
#635 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1950

For Physics

#5 in Africa
#1 in Mozambique
#800 in the World
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
1985

For Physics

#6 in Africa
#803 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
56,483
Male:Female
42:58
Founded
1908

For Physics

#7 in Africa
#1 in Zimbabwe
#805 in the World
Acceptance Rate
4%
Enrollment
9,500
Founded
1991

For Physics

#8 in Africa
#813 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1918

For Physics

#9 in Africa
#3 in Egypt
#846 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
150,642
Founded
1942

For Physics

#10 in Africa
#4 in Egypt
#906 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1972

For Physics

#11 in Africa
#965 in the World
Acceptance Rate
77%
Enrollment
49,910
Founded
2005

For Physics

#12 in Africa
#5 in Egypt
#1000 in the World
Enrollment
117,299
Founded
1974

For Physics

#13 in Africa
#6 in Egypt
#1027 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1961

For Physics

#14 in Africa
#1 in Tunisia
#1054 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
42,500

For Physics

#15 in Africa
#7 in Egypt
#1060 in the World
Founded
1972

For Physics

#16 in Africa
#1066 in the World
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
2004

For Physics

#17 in Africa
#8 in Egypt
#1067 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1957

For Physics

#18 in Africa
#9 in Egypt
#1229 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
88,016
Founded
1976

For Physics

#19 in Africa
#1252 in the World
Enrollment
37,000
Founded
1904

For Physics

#20 in Africa
#2 in Tunisia
#1259 in the World
Enrollment
27,500

For Physics

#21 in Africa
#1286 in the World
Acceptance Rate
93%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
2004

For Physics

#22 in Africa
#1292 in the World
Enrollment
420,000
Male:Female
36:64
Founded
1873

For Physics

#23 in Africa
#10 in Egypt
#1315 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1975

For Physics

#24 in Africa
#1330 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1959

For Physics

#25 in Africa
#11 in Egypt
#1340 in the World
Acceptance Rate
42%
Enrollment
6,500
Founded
1919

For Physics

#26 in Africa
#3 in Tunisia
#1392 in the World
Enrollment
27,500

For Physics

#27 in Africa
#12 in Egypt
#1400 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1976

For Physics

#28 in Africa
#1 in Ghana
#1404 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1992

For Physics

#29 in Africa
#13 in Egypt
#1499 in the World
Enrollment
80,000
Founded
1976

For Physics

#30 in Africa
#14 in Egypt
#1508 in the World
Enrollment
40,317
Founded
1976

For Physics

#31 in Africa
#15 in Egypt
#1521 in the World
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
1995

For Physics

#32 in Africa
#1540 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
2003

For Physics

#33 in Africa
#16 in Egypt
#1580 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
2005

For Physics

#34 in Africa
#1762 in the World
Acceptance Rate
52%
Enrollment
8,200
Founded
1904

For Physics

#35 in Africa
#1 in Morocco
#1784 in the World
Enrollment
67,415

For Physics

#36 in Africa
#1785 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
2005

For Physics

#37 in Africa
#2 in Morocco
#1816 in the World
Enrollment
32,500

For Physics

#38 in Africa
#1 in Nigeria
#1839 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
1960

For Physics

#39 in Africa
#17 in Egypt
#1843 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
2006

For Physics

#40 in Africa
#2 in Nigeria
#1865 in the World
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
49,436
Founded
1962

For Physics

#42 in Africa
#3 in Morocco
#1924 in the World
Enrollment
99,300

For Physics

#43 in Africa
#4 in Morocco
#1931 in the World
Enrollment
12,500

For Physics

#44 in Africa
#3 in Nigeria
#1951 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1962

For Physics

#45 in Africa
#18 in Egypt
#1953 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
2006

For Physics

#46 in Africa
#4 in Tunisia
#1971 in the World
Enrollment
50,314

For Physics

#47 in Africa
#1992 in the World
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
2005

For Physics

#48 in Africa
#4 in Nigeria
#2005 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1962

For Physics

#49 in Africa
#5 in Nigeria
#2039 in the World
Acceptance Rate
98%
Enrollment
6,500
Founded
2002

For Physics

#50 in Africa
#5 in Tunisia
#2072 in the World
Enrollment
22,500

For Physics

#51 in Africa
#2 in Algeria
#2082 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
22,500

For Physics

#53 in Africa
#6 in Nigeria
#2103 in the World
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1975

For Physics

#54 in Africa
#7 in Nigeria
#2116 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
17,672
Founded
1981

For Physics

#55 in Africa
#3 in Algeria
#2122 in the World
Enrollment
32,500

For Physics

#56 in Africa
#8 in Nigeria
#2135 in the World
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
1970

For Physics

#57 in Africa
#4 in Algeria
#2178 in the World
Enrollment
27,500

For Physics

#58 in Africa
#5 in Algeria
#2184 in the World
Enrollment
45,000

For Physics

#59 in Africa
#20 in Egypt
#2202 in the World
Enrollment
9,228
Founded
2005

For Physics

#60 in Africa
#2206 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
2002

For Physics

#61 in Africa
#9 in Nigeria
#2216 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1948

For Physics

#62 in Africa
#21 in Egypt
#2227 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
2005

For Physics

#63 in Africa
#6 in Algeria
#2229 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
37,500

For Physics

#64 in Africa
#1 in Ethiopia
#2255 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1950

For Physics

#65 in Africa
#10 in Nigeria
#2256 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1975

For Physics

#66 in Africa
#7 in Algeria
#2259 in the World
Enrollment
8,443

For Physics

#67 in Africa
#8 in Algeria
#2295 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
45,000

For Physics

#68 in Africa
#1 in Tanzania
#2302 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
24,000
Founded
1970

For Physics

#69 in Africa
#9 in Algeria
#2349 in the World
Enrollment
32,500

For Physics

#70 in Africa
#1 in Kenya
#2364 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1970

For Physics

#71 in Africa
#10 in Algeria
#2372 in the World

For Physics

#72 in Africa
#11 in Algeria
#2374 in the World
Enrollment
17,500

For Physics

#73 in Africa
#2406 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
6,500
Founded
1960

For Physics

#74 in Africa
#11 in Nigeria
#2407 in the World
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
1975

For Physics

#75 in Africa
#1 in Sudan
#2443 in the World
Enrollment
41,030
Founded
1956

For Physics

#76 in Africa
#22 in Egypt
#2445 in the World
Enrollment
1,898
Founded
2012

For Physics

#77 in Africa
#12 in Nigeria
#2448 in the World
Founded
1991

For Physics

#78 in Africa
#23 in Egypt
#2463 in the World
Founded
2012

For Physics

#79 in Africa
#24 in Egypt
#2482 in the World
Founded
2010

For Physics

#80 in Africa
#13 in Nigeria
#2553 in the World
Founded
1980

For Physics

#81 in Africa
#2 in Ghana
#2559 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1951

For Physics

#82 in Africa
#14 in Nigeria
#2563 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1990

For Physics

#83 in Africa
#1 in Cameroon
#2588 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1993

For Physics

#84 in Africa
#25 in Egypt
#2603 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
2012

For Physics

#85 in Africa
#15 in Nigeria
#2627 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1991

For Physics

#86 in Africa
#26 in Egypt
#2640 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
5,500
Founded
2003

For Physics

#87 in Africa
#1 in Mauritius
#2670 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1965

For Physics

#89 in Africa
#2706 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1966

For Physics

#90 in Africa
#6 in Tunisia
#2709 in the World
Enrollment
32,500

For Physics

#91 in Africa
#7 in Tunisia
#2739 in the World
Enrollment
27,500

For Physics

#92 in Africa
#16 in Nigeria
#2748 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1982

For Physics

#93 in Africa
#17 in Nigeria
#2757 in the World
Enrollment
7,500
Founded
1975

For Physics

#94 in Africa
#1 in Botswana
#2788 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1964

For Physics

#95 in Africa
#2807 in the World
Enrollment
9,500
Founded
1916

For Physics

#96 in Africa
#3 in Ghana
#2809 in the World
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1962

For Physics

#97 in Africa
#1 in Senegal
#2830 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1918

For Physics

#98 in Africa
#27 in Egypt
#2848 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1972

For Physics

#99 in Africa
#2 in Botswana
#2935 in the World
Enrollment
1,966
Founded
2005

For Physics

#100 in Africa
#2945 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1959