University of Juba

The University of Juba (Arabic: جامعة جوبا) is an English-language public university located in Juba, South Sudan.[1] It was founded in 1975 under by the former Vice president of and President of Southern Sudan, Abel Alier Kwai.[2] The university was temporarily relocated to Khartoum as a result of the Second Sudanese Civil War, and moved back to Juba in July 2011, after South Sudan obtained independence.[3][4] It is the best university in south Sudan.[5][6]

University of Juba
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TypePublic
Established1975
Vice-ChancellorProf. John Akec
Location,
4°50′28″N 31°35′24″E / 4.84111°N 31.59000°E / 4.84111; 31.59000Coordinates: 4°50′28″N 31°35′24″E / 4.84111°N 31.59000°E / 4.84111; 31.59000
Websiteuoj.edu.ss

SchoolsEdit

  • School of Public Service
  • School of Medicine
  • School of Business and Management
  • School of Law
  • School of Education
  • School of Art, Music & Drama
  • School of Social & Economic Studies
  • School of Engineering & Architecture
  • School of Community Studies & Rural Development
  • School of Arts & Humanities
  • School of Computer Sciences & Information Technology
  • School of Applied & Industrial Science
  • School of Natural Resources & Environment Studies (Mother School)
  • School of Veterinary Medicine
  • School of Journalism, Media and Communication
  • School of Mathematics

Specialized centresEdit

  • Centre for Human Resource Development & Continuing Education[7]
  • Centre for Languages and Translation
  • Centre for Distance Education
  • Centre for Peace and Development
  • Centre for Translation and Languages
  • ODEL Centre

InstitutesEdit

  • Institute of Peace, Diplomacy and Security Studies
  • National Transformational Leadership Institute
  • French institute

CollegesEdit

  • Kuajok Community College[8]
  • Graduate College

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "University of Juba - Juba | Admission | Tuition | University". www.unipage.net. Retrieved 15 November 2022.
  2. ^ "University of Juba, Juba, South Sudan Tourist Information". www.touristlink.com. Retrieved 15 November 2022.
  3. ^ "A University In The South". Juba in the Making. 17 September 2018. Retrieved 18 November 2022.
  4. ^ "About Us » University of Juba". 5 September 2016. Retrieved 19 September 2021.
  5. ^ "4 Best Universities in South Sudan [2022 Rankings]". EduRank.org - Discover university rankings by location. 21 November 2019. Retrieved 6 October 2022.
  6. ^ dnsamudre (26 August 2021). "South Sudan's Top 5 Universities in the 2022 - web insights". Worldtop-100. Retrieved 6 October 2022.
  7. ^ "Centre for Human Resources Development & Continual Education | HESD - Higher Education for Sustainable Development portal". www.iau-hesd.net. Retrieved 18 November 2022.
  8. ^ "Kuajok Community College announces new intake". Radio Tamazuj. Retrieved 18 November 2022.

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