University of Douala Rankings

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In the World#7658 of 14178
In Africa#238 of 1107
In Cameroon#4 of 15
In Douala#1 of 1

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Enrollment
8,500
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Bachelor
Languages
French;English

Publications & Citations

Publications
2,141
Citations
19,533

University of Douala majors

by publication count

Medicine
492
Biology
309
Chemistry
303
Physics
192
Mathematics
115
Geology
94
Environmental science
87
Geography
83
Computer science
64
Materials science
55
Political science
46
Business
35
Economics
33
Engineering
30
Art
15
Psychology
12
Sociology
10
Philosophy
3
History
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Geology1499832
Physics16611,928
Medicine19094,075
Art205510
Biology21094,972
Geography2167322
Environmental science2235647
Business2473352
Mathematics2476927
Chemistry25322,801
Engineering2736405
Political science306338
Economics3110112
Materials science3341483
Philosophy33521
Computer science3423470
Sociology398519
Psychology518534

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199310
199411
199501
199630
199711
199822
199954
200056
2001611
20021617
20032043
20042040
20052898
200649153
200751258
200852361
200970437
201059557
201162710
201273858
20131261032
20141201302
20151591505
20161791623
20171821955
20181991968
20192432489
20202612963

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Admissions RequirementsCompetitive entrance examination following secondary school certificate (baccalauréat)
Academic CalendarOctober to July (October - December; January-March; April-July)
Enrollment8,500
Full time employee250
Student:staff ratio34:1

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities+
Business | Politics | Social Sciences+
Languages | Culture | Linguistics
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine
Engineering | IT+
Maths | Natural Sciences+
Docteur en MédecineMedicine, Pharmacy
MasterEconomics, Fine Arts, Law, Management, Political Sciences
Doctor of Philosophy/ DoctoratAdministration, African Languages, Anthropology, Applied Mathematics, Biochemistry, Bioengineering, Chemistry, Communication Studies, Comparative Literature, Computer Science, Economics, Engineering, English, Environmental Studies, Finance, French, Geography, German, Health Sciences, History, Human Resources, Industrial Engineering, Linguistics, Literature, Management, Marketing, Mathematics, Modern Languages, Philosophy, Physics, Political Sciences, Private Law, Psychology, Public Law, Sociology, Spanish

General info

Alternative namesUDLA
Université de Douala
Founded1977
WikipediaUniversity of Douala
AccreditationMinistère de l'Enseignement supérieur
Academic structureFaculty of Arts and Humanities
Faculty of Economics and Applied Management
Higher School of Economics and Commerce
Higher School of Technical Teacher Training
Faculty of Industrial Engineering
Institute of Technology
Faculty of Law and Political Science

Location and Contacts

AddressBoîte Postale 2701
Douala, Littoral Region
Cameroon
City population2,447,000
Phone+237 233 405 862
Fax+237 233 406 415