UniRank is a search engine noting universities and accredited colleges in the world. The UniRank ranking lists 12,358 universities across 200 countries around the world. A Top 5 of the best universities in French-speaking Africa is emerging from this overall ranking.
This ranking certainly makes it possible to know these francophone universities but the first of this top 5 is found in the 24 th place of the intercontinental ranking. South Africa, for its part, is at the top of the ranking, occupying the top five positions.
University Cheikh Anta Diop (Senegal)
This public university was created in 1918 and is located in the city of Dakar, the Senegalese capital. To date, UCAD has approximately 60,000 students. The university is in partnership with American schools such as Wells College, Indiana University and the University of Oregon in the United States and many European universities.
UCAD students come from many countries, namely Senegal, Chad, Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, France, Togo, Benin, Nigeria, the United States, Mauritania, Mali, Morocco, Rwanda, Cameroon, Belgium and the United Kingdom.
University Mohammed V (Morocco)
Mohammed V University was founded in 1975 in Morocco. Located in the urban area of the city of Rabat, this university is recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education, Scientific Research and Training of Executives. Today, Mohammed V University (UM5A) welcomes nearly 25,000 students). In addition, the university signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Chinese company Huawei to modernize the University with the latest tools and platforms for scientific research. Thus, Huawei grants internship opportunities every year to students in Morocco and China.
Abou Bekr University Belkaid Tlemcen (Algeria)
Abou Bekr Belkaid University was founded in 1974. At its inception, the university offered only degrees in applied sciences. Today, the chemistry program remains one of the most prized. Public University, Abou Bekr Belkaid Tlemcen (UABT) has nearly 45,000 students and is ranked 75th best university in the Arab world.
University of the Mentouri Brothers of Constantine 1 (Algeria)
The university of the Mentouri brothers, located in the city of Constantine was created in 1969. Public institution of higher education, this university has a nonprofit.
University of Science and Technology Houari Boumediène (Algeria)
This private university was established in 1974, and is located in the city of Algiers.