Visiting Students

 

Do you want to gain international exposure in an authentic African setting? Study with us for a semester or two!

We accept visiting students' applications all year round. However, due to the pandemic, the semester is divided into two modules. 

Visiting Undergraduates/Graduates

  • Overview
    We host visiting students (undergrduates and graduates) from all over the world. Whether or not your university has signed a bilateral agreement with us you can apply for admission if you meet our requirements. You may also apply through study abroad providers such as CIEE, USAC, ISEP, UC-EAP/CSU, NYU, MAP, TUFTS, to name only a few. Whether you wish to take courses for grades; or audit courses as an occasional student the procedure is simple, and easy.

    The application deadline (2020/21 Academic Year) for fall semester (Level 200 and 300) is March 12, 2021 and that for spring semester (Level 100 and 400) is April 9, 2021
  • placeAdmission Requirements
    Visiting exchange students are to take note of the following admission requirements:
    • Applicants MUST have a minimum CGPA of 2.5.
    • Final year students are NOT PERMITTED to spend their final semester at the University of Ghana.
    • Prospective students should have a minimum of two-semesters transcripts.
    • Your application MUST be endorsed by the International Office of your university.
  • codeApplication Steps
    Attach a passport-size photograph.
    Step One: Click the Application form link.
    Step Two: Download form or "Open With Different Viewer'
    Step Three: Complete form by typing in block letters.
    Step Four:
    Step Five: Ask the International Office of your university to endorse completed form.
    Step Six: Pay application fee of USD110.00 (one hundred and ten US dollars) into the following account:
    UNIVERSITY OF GHANA FOREIGN STUDENTS ACCOUNT
    ACCOUNT NUMBER: 0161094409780403
    BANK DETAILS: ECOBANK GHANA LIMITED, LEGON BRANCH
    SWIFT: ECOCGHAC
    Step Seven: Scan the following documents and send to: nspip@ug.edu.gh
    Completed application form
    Certified copy of transcript and/or certificates
    Wire transfer receipt of application fee
    Step Eight: Send hardcopies of all application documents by courier to:
    Coordinator, Visiting Students' Admissions and Registration
    Office of International Programmes
    Room F1 First Floor, International House
    Annie Jiagge Road, University of Ghana, Legon
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  • assignmentFee Schedule

    UNIVERSITY FEE/CHARGES (VISITING STUDENTS): 2020-2021 ACADEMIC YEAR

      TWO SEMESTERS ONE SEMESTER OCCASIONAL STUDENT (ONE SEMESTER)
    Cost Item US $ US $ US $
    Tuition 4,665.00 2,402.00 2,302.00
    Residence Permit 60.00 60.00 60.00
    Sub-Total 4,725.00 2,462.00 2,362.00
    Accommodation (ISH) 1,890.00* 945.00 945.00
    Total 6,615.00 3,407.00 3,307.00

    *Fee not inclusive of vacation accommodation.

    Click to download a pdf of accommodation rates.

  • assignmentAccomodation Schedule of Fees
  • date_rangeApplication Deadlines

    The application deadlines for the 2021/2022 Academic Year

    Fall  - November 19, 2021
    Spring  - April 8, 2022