Nkumba University has been ranked 11,929th out of 1,443,090 universities globally, according to the 2024 World University Rankings.
The Entebbe-based higher institution of learning stands 14th in Uganda and occupies the 589th spot in Africa, boasting a modest team of 15 scientists.
Leading the charge at Nkumba University is Vice Chancellor Prof. Jude Lubega, who distinguishes himself with an impressive 32 publications and 1,222 citations. Prof. Francis Kasekende follows closely with 16 publications and 749 citations, while Prof. Faustina Orach-Meza contributes 5 publications and 133 citations to the university’s scholarly achievements.
Other notable scientists at Nkumba University, listed in descending order, include Ass. Prof. Norman Nsereko, Prof. Wilson Muyinda Mande, Prof. Andrew Peter’s Yiga, Erie Buseere Mugerwa, Aventis Bakunda, and Dr. Ann Abaho.
In comparison, Makerere University claims the top spot in Uganda, ranking 25th in the African region and 1,747th globally, with a formidable team of 416 scientists.
On the international stage, Kyungpook National University in South Korea emerged as the world’s premier university, trailed by Harvard University in the United States and Seoul National University of South Korea in third place.
HJ Kim is the world’s top scientist with Ronald Kessler and SB Kim in second and third place respectively.
The Alper-Doger Scientific Index conducted the rigorous survey that revealed HJ Kim as the world’s foremost scientist, with Ronald Kessler and SB Kim securing second and third positions, respectively. This comprehensive ranking sheds light on the academic prowess and global standing of universities, highlighting Nkumba University’s noteworthy achievements in the academic sphere.
AD Scientific Index” is the only university/institution ranking system that analyzes the distribution of scientists in an institution according to the 3, 10, 20, 30, 40, 50, 60, 70, 80 and 90 percentiles.
In addition to the country, continent and world ranking of all institutions, the “Type of Institution” section provides the ranking of universities separately among All Universities, Private Universities and Public Universities is given separately.
The scientific index refers to a citation index that analyzes academic studies or a ranking and analysis system based on the scientific performance and the added value of the scientific productivity of individual scientists. The Science Citation Index (SCI) is a citation index originally produced by the Institute for Scientific Information (ISI) and created by Eugene Garfield.
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