The University of Nairobi emerged 6th in Africa and 697 in the world in the just released January Webometric Ranking.
University of Nairobi recorded a significance improvement in the parameters used, in presence UoN was ranked 4th in Africa and 279 worldwide, On Impact UoN emerged number 2nd in Africa and 547 in the world, in openness, the university is position 2 in Africa and 229 in the word and great improvement on excellence parameter emerging 25 in Africa and 1447 worldwide.
University of Cape Town leads the ranking overall in Africa followed closely by Stellenbosch University and University of Pretoria in positions 2 and 3 respectively. Harvard University took position one in the world where over 25000 institutions of higher learning were analyzed.
The University of Nairobi led local universities in region followed Makerere University at position 11, Kenyatta University at position 30 and Moi University at number 54.
UoN’s Performance is the best results recorded by any local University since the introduction on web ranking in 2004.
The management of the university congratulates staff and students for the great performance and challenges them to improve on standards.