The University of Johannesburg (UJ) is a public university located in Johannesburg, South Africa. It came into existence in 2005 as the result of a merger between the Rand Afrikaans University, the Technikon Witwatersrand and the Soweto and East Rand campuses of Vista University. With a student population of over 50.000 students from 80 countries, UJ is one of the largest universities in South Africa. It is the first and only African university admitted to Universitas 21, the highly respected consortium of 28 research-intensive universities in the world. UJ is ranked 7th in Africa and within the top 3% of universities in the world by QS World University Rankings.
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University of Johannesburg
- South Africa
- Johannesburg ,
Fall semester application deadline
Spring semester application deadline
Semester fees (30 ECTS)
Subjects available to free mover students
Accounting & Finance [English]Anatomy & Physiology [English]Architecture [English]Art & Design [English]Biological Sciences [English]Business & Management Studies [English]Chemistry [English]Communication & Media Studies [English]Computer Science & Information Systems [English]Earth & Marine Sciences [English]Education & Training [English]Engineering Chemical [English]Engineering CiviI & Structural [English]Engineering Electrical & Electronic [English]Engineering Mechanical, Aeronautical & Manufacturing [English]Engineering Mineral & Mining [English]Environmental Sciences [English]Geography [English]Hospitality & Leisure Management [English]Law [English]Library & Information Management [English]Mathematics [English]Medicine [English]Nursing [English]Physics & Astronomy [English]Politics & International Studies [English]Social Policy & Administration [English]Sports-related Subjects [English]Statistics & Operational Research [English]
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General rankings position
QS World University Rankings
Times Higher Education World University Rankings
Academic Ranking of World Universities
Center for World University Rankings
CWTS Leiden Ranking
U.S. News Best Global Universities Rankings
QS World Universities by Subject
Arts & Humanities
Social Sciences & Management
Agriculture & Forestry
Economics & Econometrics
Education & Training
Engineering Mechanical, Aeronautical & Manufacturing
English Language & Literature
Hospitality & Leisure Management
Physics & Astronomy