About the University

The KNUST-short for Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology – is a premium university of science and technology based in Kumasi-Ghana, west Africa. It has been in existence since 1951 and teaches currently about 75,000 students in subjects such as science, pharmacy, medicine, construction, art, social science, business or law. About 57% of the students are male, 43% female. The staff of the university consists of about 2,200 men and about 800 women.

The university is known for the results of its research and the development of its human resources in the field of science and technology. The University's aspiration is based on the idea that the education of its inhabitants is essential for the success of a country's development, social justice and international competitiveness. This is why KNUST has created an environment in which teaching, research and entrepreneurial training in science and technology are crucial – in order to contribute to the socio-economic success of Ghana and the entire African continent.

The university shares the vision and ambitions of ACCESS and, together with the University of Leipzig, is responsible for the e-coaching of the ACCESS program. It also develops together with us, new teaching methods for students in Africa. It's about developing a tool Kit that allows teachers to increase the skills of their students. As a practice-oriented project, it is to be implemented in various universities.


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