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University of Johannesburg

Location

University of Johannesburg Auckland Park Kingsway Campus, Johannesburg South Africa

Ranking

# =312QS World University Rankings

About University of Johannesburg

The University of Johannesburg (UJ) is an Afropolitan international university with an identity of inclusion, auniversity that is transforming lives and diversifying professions. A proudly South African university, rooted in the vibrant and multicultural city of Johannesburg, reflecting the city’s energy and embracing its diversity with equal passion.

 At the University of Johannesburg  “The Future. Reimagined” is not simply a catchy phrase. The institution is taking the lead in Africa in 4th Industrial Revolution thinking, reimagining the future in all disciplines.

 It is an institution that embodies the core principles of critical thinking and meaningful collaboration, anchored in Africa and dynamically shaping the future. Through these principles we give our students the competitive advantage they need to compete on the global stage  but, more importantly, we attract the best minds from around the world to engage with these leaders in reimagining the future.

UJ’s students, mentors,teachers and thought leaders are making a difference, not only in South Africa, but across the African continent and the world. With exposure to world-class facilities, proven structures of support and award-winning academic staff – all geared towards feeding imaginations in a safe, equal opportunity environment – we are seeding the world with a new generation who will lead with imagination, with creativity and with the power to see far beyond our present.

As a respected research institution the university is leading the new wave of thought through a multi-disciplinary approach to practical solutions that will make a real difference,from exploring the impact of early childhood development to the exciting spaceof artificial intelligence, process automation and smart cities; to developing nanotechnology capable of removing pollutants from water. We are investigating the sustainability of global resources through earth sciences, looking at our past to learn about our future.

 From vocational and traditional academic programmes to professionals and postgraduates, our four campuses offer our students a choice of study programmes in eight faculties:Art, Design and Architecture; Education; Engineering and the Built Environment;Health Sciences; Humanities; Law; and Science, as well as in the College of Business and Economics.

About University of Johannesburg

The University of Johannesburg (UJ) is an Afropolitan international university with an identity of inclusion, auniversity that is transforming lives and diversifying professions. A proudly South African university, rooted in the vibrant and multicultural city of Johannesburg, reflecting the city’s energy and embracing its diversity with equal passion.

 At the University of Johannesburg  “The Future. Reimagined” is not simply a catchy phrase. The institution is taking the lead in Africa in 4th Industrial Revolution thinking, reimagining the future in all disciplines.

 It is an institution that embodies the core principles of critical thinking and meaningful collaboration, anchored in Africa and dynamically shaping the future. Through these principles we give our students the competitive advantage they need to compete on the global stage  but, more importantly, we attract the best minds from around the world to engage with these leaders in reimagining the future.

UJ’s students, mentors,teachers and thought leaders are making a difference, not only in South Africa, but across the African continent and the world. With exposure to world-class facilities, proven structures of support and award-winning academic staff – all geared towards feeding imaginations in a safe, equal opportunity environment – we are seeding the world with a new generation who will lead with imagination, with creativity and with the power to see far beyond our present.

As a respected research institution the university is leading the new wave of thought through a multi-disciplinary approach to practical solutions that will make a real difference,from exploring the impact of early childhood development to the exciting spaceof artificial intelligence, process automation and smart cities; to developing nanotechnology capable of removing pollutants from water. We are investigating the sustainability of global resources through earth sciences, looking at our past to learn about our future.

 From vocational and traditional academic programmes to professionals and postgraduates, our four campuses offer our students a choice of study programmes in eight faculties:Art, Design and Architecture; Education; Engineering and the Built Environment;Health Sciences; Humanities; Law; and Science, as well as in the College of Business and Economics.

University information

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Rankings & ratings

University of Johannesburg is one of the top public universities in Johannesburg, South Africa. It is ranked #=312 in QS World University Rankings 2025.

QS World University Rankings

  • 2014
    #601-650
  • 2015
    #601-650
  • 2016
    #601-650
  • 2017
    #601-650
  • 2018
    #601-650
  • 2019
    #551-560
  • 2020
    #501-510
  • 2021
    #439
  • 2022
    #=434
  • 2023
    #=412
  • 2024
    #306
  • 2025
    #=312

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