2016/2017 Academic Year
All fresh international undergraduate students are expected to arrive between September 12 and September 17, 2016.
Airport pick up service will be provided by the International Programmes Office for fresh international undergraduate students during the stipulated dates.
For this service, kindly send flight details via email@example.com before September 9, 2016.
The Hostels will only be opened to students from August 12, 2016. Students should therefore plan to arrive from this date. Students who arrive after September 17 may flag down an airport cab (taxi) located close to the Arrivals’ Hall, to convey them to their respective destinations. (Kindly note the cab registration number).
Taxis can be identified by their amber-coloured licensed plate. All admitted students should kindly note that, the taxi fare could be between thirty and forty Ghana Cedis (GHC30 – GHC40).
Payment of Fees
Fees must be paid in US dollars. This may be done online , by wire or by direct deposit as outlines below. Should you choose to make payment by wire or direct deposit, kindly ensure that your name and student ID number are clearly witten on the pay-in-slip. Your pay-in-slip will be required for registration.
Account Name: University of Ghana Fee Collection - USD-FGN
Account Number: 0161094409780403
Bank Details: Ecobank Ghana Limited, Legon Branch
Account Name: University of Ghana Fee Collection - USD-FX
Account Number: 0161094409780403
NOTE THAT TWO IN ONE-ROOMS MAY ONLY BE AVAILBLE AT THE INTERNATIONAL STUDENT'S HOSTEL
International Programmes Office shall organize MANDATORY orientation sessions fresh international students daily from September 12 to September 19, 2016 at the Seminar room (Ground Floor, Right Wing) of the International House located on the Annie Jiagge Road, opposite the School of Law building from 12:30pm to 1:30pm (on weekdays).
The university's main orientation for all fresh students starts on Wednesday, September 14 to Saturday, September 17, 2016. Note that this is also mandatory for all fresh students.
Students are to report for registration at the International Programmes Office from September 12 to September 19, 2016 with the following:
Teaching / Examination
Teaching begins on September 19, 2016. Examinations would start on January 4 and end on January 17, 2017.
Students are expected to attend a mandatory matriculation on October 8, 2016.
International Programmes Office will organize a welcome durbar for fresh International Students on October 15, 2016.
Non- Citizen Ghana Card
Kindly note that all eligible foreign nationals living in Ghana are required by law to register and have a Non-Citizen Card.
The Non-Citizen Card is a national identity card for internationals which costs US$120. It is a requisite for obtaining a Residence Permit. Please ensure you get this from the National Identification Authority Offices as soon as you arrive in Ghana. For more information please visit: http://www.fims.org.gh/m/aboutusdoc.
Ghana uses the UK’s BS 1363 standard for plugs and sockets. This uses the 3 pin system and has a voltage of 240 volts. Please take note of this when bringing any electrical appliances, especially chargers for mobile phones.
Our Facebook page
Kindly visit and “like” our facebook page, ‘International Programmes Office, University of Ghana’ for updates on the office’s activities.
Read and Download the International Students Handbook on;
Please contact the International Programmes Office should you require any assistance on
+233-20-7053680 /+233-28-9601-742 or /+233-28-9601-827
between the hours of 8:00am-5:00pm GMT or call:
+233-50-4169-868 after hours.
or send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
We look forward to welcoming you to the University of Ghana. Safe Travel.