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.

Visiting Undergraduates/Graduates

  • Overview
    We host visiting students (undergraduates 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 our current study abroad providers such as CIEE, ISEP, and UC-EAP/CSU. Whether you wish to take courses for grades or audit courses as an occasional student the procedure is simple and easy.
  • 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.

    NB: In order to be able to fill out all parts of the form electronically, we advise that you fill out the form using the Adobe Acrobat DC application. In case you do not have the Adobe application and are thus not able to fill some parts of the form, kindly print and handwrite the part you are not able to fill electronically. In this case, your completed and endorsed form (Step 4) should be sent along with your passport-size photograph to the email address indicated in step six.
    Step Four: Ask the International Office of your university to endorse the completed form.
    Step Five: Pay the application fee of USD 55.00 (fifty-five 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 Six: Scan the following documents and send to: nspip@ug.edu.gh
    Completed and endorsed application form
    Certified copy of transcript and/or certificates
    Wire transfer receipt of application fee
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  • assignmentFee Schedule

    UNIVERSITY FEE/CHARGES (VISITING STUDENTS): 2024-2025 ACADEMIC YEAR

    PARTNER INSTITUTIONS
    Cost Item One Semester (Single Room Occupancy) One Semester (Double Room Occupancy) One Year (Single Room Occupancy) One Year (Double Room Occupancy)
    Registration 79 79 154 154
    Examination 100 100 200 200
    Administration 236 236 472 472
    Health Care 70 70 70 70
    Residence Permit 60 60 60 60
    Housing 1073 945 2146 1890
    Total $ 1,618.00 $ 1,490.00 $ 3,102.00 2,846.00
    NON-PARTNER INSTITUTIONS
    Cost Item One Semester (Single Room Occupancy) One Semester (Double Room Occupancy) One Year (Single Room Occupancy) One Year (Double Room Occupancy)
    Tuition 1857.00 1857.00 3,714.00 3,714.00
    Registration 79 79 75 75
    Examination 100 100 200 200
    Administration 236 236 472 472
    Health Care 70 70 140 140
    Residence Permit 60 60 60 60
    Housing 1073 945 2,146 1,890
    Total $ 3,475.00 $ 3,347.00 $ 6,807.00 $ 6,551.00
    EXTENSION FROM ONE SEMESTER
    Cost Item Extension From One Semester (Single Room Occupancy) Extension From One Semester (Double Room Occupancy)
    Tuition 1857.00 1857.00
    Registration 75 75
    Examination 100 100
    Administration 236 236
    Health care 70 70
    Housing 1073 745
    Total $ 3,411.00 $ 3,283.00

    *Fee not inclusive of vacation accommodation.

  • date_rangeApplication Deadlines

    The application deadlines for the 2024/2025 Academic Year

    Fall  - Friday, August 30, 2024
    Spring  - Friday, March 28, 2025