All fresh international undergraduate students are expected to arrive between Thursday, January 2 - Saturday, January 4, 2025.

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 before
Monday, December 30, 2024.

The Hostels will only be opened to students from Thursday, January 2, 2024. Students should therefore plan to arrive from this date. Students who arrive after Sunday, January 5, 2025 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).

Please note that it would be prudent to share your location with an IPO representative to ensure that you have indeed arrived on campus should you choose to arrive by alternative means of transport.

Taxis can be identified by their amber coloured license plate. All admitted students should kindly note that, the taxi fare could be between Fifty and Eighty Ghana Cedis (GHC50 – GHC80).

Fees must be paid in US dollars. This may be done online, by wire or by direct deposit as outlined below. Should you choose to make payment by wire or direct deposit, kindly ensure that your name and student ID number are clearly written on the pay-in-slip. Your pay-in-slip will be required for registration. 

Payment options:
     a.    Secure online payment platform using Visa Card and MasterCard. Click on the link or copy and paste into your browser:

     b.    Payments outside Ghana by wire transfer:

            Account Name:         University of Ghana Fee Collection- USD-FGN
            Account Number:    0161094409780403
            Bank Details:        Ecobank Ghana Limited, Legon Branch
            Swift:            ECOCGHAC

     c.    Payments in Ghana (cash only):

           Account Name:         University of Ghana Fee Collection – USD - FX
           Account Number:    0162074409780403

     d.    Payment in Nigeria:

           Account Name:             University of Ghana
           Account Number:        0241014034261
           Bank Details:                Access Bank Ghana Limited
           Swift:                             ABNGGHAC


➢     Housing will be provided at the International Students’ Hostel (ISH) and Dr. Hilla Limann Hall until all beds are allocated.
➢     Rooms are furnished with beds, desks, chairs and wardrobes. Students are required to provide for themselves linen, pillows and any other required item.
➢    Kindly indicate your accommodation preference via  /

International Programmes Office shall organize a MANDATORY orientation session for fresh international students at the Auditorium (Ground Floor, Right Wing) of the International House located on Annie Jiagge Road, opposite the School of Law. The date is yet to be confirmed.

The university’s main orientation for all fresh students is from Monday, January 6 to Thursday, January 9, 2025. Note that this is also mandatory for all fresh students.

Students are to report for registration at the International Programmes Office with the following:
➢     Copy of admission letter
➢     Proof of payment of fees or wire transfer details
➢    One passport sized photograph 

Teaching begins on Monday, January 13, 2025. Examinations would start on Saturday, April 12, 2025, and end on Sunday, April 27, 2025

Students are expected to attend a mandatory matriculation on  Saturday, February 8, 2025. 

Please 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 legal requirement to have 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:

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. Kindly take note of this when bringing any electrical appliances, especially chargers for mobile phones.

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Read and Download the International Students Handbook on:
Please contact the International Programmes Office should you require any assistance on:
+233-50-706-2290 or /+233-50-748-5956 (between the hours of 8:00am-5:00pm GMT)
Or, send an email to  /
We look forward to welcoming you to the University of Ghana. Safe travels.