Scientist and Universty Rankings 2023

Africa Scientist and University Rankings 2023

AD Scientific Index - Africa World Scientist Rankings - 2023 H INDEX i10 INDEX CITATION
University Country Region World Name Country University Subject Total Last 5 year Last 5 year/total Total Last 5 year Last 5 year/total Total Last 5 year Last 5 year/total
1 1 1 150
Morocco Université Mohammed V de Rabat Université Mohammed V de Rabat Natural Sciences / Physics

High Energy Physics | Astronomy | Engineering | Grid Computing |

218 169 0.775 861 808 0.938 249335 144699 0.580
2 2 2 151
Morocco Université Mohammed V de Rabat Université Mohammed V de Rabat Natural Sciences / Physics

Nuclear Physics | Medical Physics | High Energy Physics |

218 169 0.775 940 848 0.902 231232 135951 0.588
1 1 3 232
Egypt Zewail City of Science and Technology Zewail City of Science and Technology Natural Sciences / Physics

Physics and Astronomy |

206 153 0.743 891 826 0.927 229572 134188 0.585
1 1 4 233
South Africa University of Cape Town University of Cape Town Natural Sciences / Physics

High Energy Particle Physics |

206 151 0.733 994 806 0.811 228231 123117 0.539
2 2 5 555
Egypt Zewail City of Science and Technology Zewail City of Science and Technology Natural Sciences / Physics

High Energy Physics |

180 145 0.806 850 734 0.864 161870 102159 0.631
1 3 6 624
Egypt Cairo University Cairo University Natural Sciences / Physics

nuclear Physics | high energy Physics |

176 143 0.813 607 580 0.956 147021 93731 0.638
2 2 7 952
South Africa University of Cape Town University of Cape Town Medical and Health Sciences / Psychiatry

Anxiety disorders | Psychiatry in Africa |

158 108 0.684 1031 873 0.847 121366 72640 0.599
1 4 8 975
Egypt Fayoum University Fayoum University Natural Sciences / Physics

High Energy Physics |

157 118 0.752 445 410 0.921 123879 70008 0.565
1 3 9 989
South Africa University of Johannesburg University of Johannesburg Natural Sciences / Physics

HEP | LHC | ATLAS |

157 147 0.936 571 571 1.000 91831 80682 0.879
1 4 10 1401
South Africa Stellenbosch University Stellenbosch University Natural Sciences / Biological Science

invasion ecology | invasion biology | invasion science | conservation biology | biological invasions |

143 105 0.734 466 404 0.867 83135 39283 0.473

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1 5 11 2048
Egypt Ain Shams University Ain Shams University Natural Sciences / Physics

Physics | Computer Science. |

131 97 0.740 257 225 0.875 96397 49725 0.516
1 5 12 2055
South Africa University of the Witwatersrand University of the Witwatersrand Natural Sciences / Physics

Particle Physics |

131 97 0.740 566 419 0.740 89786 46837 0.522
3 6 13 2966
South Africa University of Cape Town University of Cape Town Natural Sciences / Physics

Physics | Thermal Models | particle Physics |

120 98 0.817 433 340 0.785 66227 37306 0.563
2 6 14 3016
Egypt Ain Shams University Ain Shams University Natural Sciences / Physics

Particle Physics | High Energy Physics | Nuclear Physics | CMS | CERN |

120 117 0.975 281 279 0.993 45995 42128 0.916
1 1 15 3366
Algeria Djillali Liabes University of Sidi Bel Abbes Djillali Liabes University of Sidi Bel Abbes Natural Sciences / Mathematics

Nanocomposites | Mechanics of Nano-structures | Composite structures | Applied Mathematics | Plates and Shells |

117 108 0.923 382 341 0.893 37384 30415 0.814
1 1 16 3389
Nigeria University of Ibadan University of Ibadan Medical and Health Sciences / Psychiatry

Psychiatry |

116 89 0.767 398 333 0.837 82698 53139 0.643
1 7 17 3684
South Africa University of Pretoria University of Pretoria Agriculture & Forestry / Forestry

forest protection | mycology | entomology | biotechnology |

114 73 0.640 955 658 0.689 64430 31704 0.492
1 8 18 4053
South Africa Nelson Mandela University Nelson Mandela University Natural Sciences / Biological Science

Plant diversity and evolution | palaeovegetation science | conservation science |

112 54 0.482 371 259 0.698 41164 12740 0.309
2 9 19 4602
South Africa University of the Witwatersrand University of the Witwatersrand Natural Sciences / Physics

High Energy physics | Grid Computing |

108 94 0.870 300 285 0.950 56756 35449 0.625
4 10 20 4788
South Africa University of Cape Town University of Cape Town Natural Sciences / Biological Science

Ecology | evolution |

107 76 0.710 291 224 0.770 57137 26985 0.472
2 11 21 4995
South Africa University of Johannesburg University of Johannesburg Natural Sciences / Physics

Nuclear Physics | Particle Physics | Diamond Physics | Quantum Physics |

106 94 0.887 289 229 0.792 52802 37310 0.707
5 12 22 5505
South Africa University of Cape Town University of Cape Town Medical and Health Sciences / Chest Diseases

Respiratory medicine |

103 69 0.670 306 232 0.758 58508 26048 0.445
6 13 23 6130
South Africa University of Cape Town University of Cape Town Medical and Health Sciences / Cardiology

cardiology | heart failure | Africa | peripartum | covid |

100 82 0.820 269 237 0.881 103602 73951 0.714
3 14 24 6136
South Africa University of the Witwatersrand University of the Witwatersrand Natural Sciences / Biological Science

carbon cycle | savannas | earth observation | biodiversity |

100 64 0.640 283 196 0.693 92039 43541 0.473
1 15 25 7903
South Africa North West University North West University Engineering & Technology / Civil Engineering

Pulsars | gamma-ray astronomy | globular clusters | cosmic rays |

94 57 0.606 228 205 0.899 37071 15075 0.407
1 7 26 7940
Egypt American University in Cairo American University in Cairo Natural Sciences / Physics

Experimental High Energy Nuclear and Particle Physics | Cosmology | Nano-Physics | General Relativity | Computational Physics |

94 63 0.670 234 213 0.910 34763 14678 0.422
1 16 27 8153
South Africa University of Kwazulu Natal University of Kwazulu Natal Natural Sciences / Chemical Sciences

medicinal chemistry | peptides |

93 60 0.645 634 369 0.582 46182 23354 0.506
7 17 28 8215
South Africa University of Cape Town University of Cape Town Medical and Health Sciences / Chest Diseases

pulmonary infections | tuberculosis | diseases of poverty |

93 66 0.710 267 240 0.899 38765 22914 0.591
2 18 29 8763
South Africa North West University North West University Natural Sciences / Chemical Sciences

corrosion | corrosion inhibition | corrosion of metals | adsorption | quantum chemical calculations |

92 76 0.826 399 365 0.915 28022 19548 0.698
8 19 30 8801
South Africa University of Cape Town University of Cape Town Medical and Health Sciences / Medicine

Medicine |

91 74 0.813 274 226 0.825 102988 73840 0.717
4 20 31 9249
South Africa University of the Witwatersrand University of the Witwatersrand Natural Sciences / Physics

gamma-ray astronomy | Cosmic Rays |

90 57 0.633 197 175 0.888 40828 17117 0.419
1 21 32 9484
South Africa South African Medical Research Council South African Medical Research Council Medical and Health Sciences / Biostatistics

Biostatistics |

90 53 0.589 367 253 0.689 28426 10930 0.385
2 22 33 9496
South Africa Stellenbosch University Stellenbosch University Medical and Health Sciences / Infectious Diseases

Tuberculosis |

90 59 0.656 301 242 0.804 27934 13310 0.476
2 8 34 9553
Egypt American University in Cairo American University in Cairo Medical and Health Sciences / Cardiology

Electrocardiography | Atrial fibrillation | Preventive cardiology | Cardiovascular epidemiology | Global health |

89 77 0.865 417 392 0.940 112332 63729 0.567
1 1 35 10084
Namibia University of Namibia University of Namibia Natural Sciences / Physics

Physics | Astrophysics | Computational Physics |

88 53 0.602 191 170 0.890 33949 13601 0.401
5 23 36 10269
South Africa University of the Witwatersrand University of the Witwatersrand Natural Sciences / Physics

High Energy Physics |

88 88 1.000 282 282 1.000 26003 25683 0.988
1 24 37 10305
South Africa University of the Western Cape University of the Western Cape Natural Sciences / Physics

Physics |

88 49 0.557 242 170 0.702 24336 9086 0.373
1 3 38 10612
Morocco Université Mohammed Premier Oujda Université Mohammed Premier Oujda Natural Sciences / Chemical Sciences

Chemistry & Environment & Electrochemistry |

87 55 0.632 495 384 0.776 28242 14684 0.520
1 9 39 10810
Egypt Egypt Japan University of Science & Technology Egypt Japan University of Science & Technology Natural Sciences / Physics

Space weather | ionosphere | cosmic rays | solar physics | particle physics |

86 76 0.884 179 166 0.927 48906 31839 0.651
9 25 40 10825
South Africa University of Cape Town University of Cape Town Natural Sciences / Mathematics

Relativity | cosmology | complexity |

86 47 0.547 285 158 0.554 44265 12037 0.272

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1 10 41 10849
Egypt Alexandria University Alexandria University Natural Sciences / Physics

Structural Egeneering | EM-DRIVE | Nano-Tech Casimir Reactors | Nonlinear Dynamics-Quantum Physics and Cosmology-Dark Energy-Deter |

86 40 0.465 809 206 0.255 40093 9185 0.229
10 26 42 11266
South Africa University of Cape Town University of Cape Town Medical and Health Sciences / Pediatrics and Child Health

85 70 0.824 325 277 0.852 42235 23986 0.568
11 27 43 11760
South Africa University of Cape Town University of Cape Town Engineering & Technology / Meteorology & Atmospheric Sciences

astronomy and astrophysics |

84 55 0.655 225 171 0.760 48324 21433 0.444
12 28 44 11862
South Africa University of Cape Town University of Cape Town Medical and Health Sciences / Epidemiology and Public Health

physical activity and public health | non-communicable diseases | health behavior change | global south and healthy cities | obesity |

84 61 0.726 301 240 0.797 32449 20195 0.622
1 29 45 12005
South Africa National Institute for Communicable Diseases National Institute for Communicable Diseases National Institute for Communicable Diseases

Vaccines |

84 54 0.643 243 184 0.757 27444 12773 0.465
2 30 46 12366
South Africa University of Kwazulu Natal University of Kwazulu Natal Medical and Health Sciences / Epidemiology and Public Health

HIV Prevention and Treatment |

83 63 0.759 341 232 0.680 34390 16740 0.487
1 31 47 12962
South Africa Human Sciences Research Council of South Africa Human Sciences Research Council of South Africa Medical and Health Sciences / Health Sciences

health sciences |

82 66 0.805 543 399 0.735 32665 20178 0.618
13 32 48 13072
South Africa University of Cape Town University of Cape Town Medical and Health Sciences / Epidemiology and Public Health

82 56 0.683 220 164 0.745 28067 12550 0.447
14 33 49 13106
South Africa University of Cape Town University of Cape Town Medical and Health Sciences / Family Medicine

epidemiology | biostatistics | HIV | maternal & child health | women's health |

82 59 0.720 352 293 0.832 27248 13112 0.481
3 11 50 13177
Egypt Ain Shams University Ain Shams University

82 79 0.963 206 200 0.971 25568 23964 0.937
1 34 51 13550
South Africa Rhodes University Rhodes University Natural Sciences / Chemical Sciences

Photophysics |

81 40 0.494 634 434 0.685 30471 13125 0.431
2 35 52 14874
South Africa University of the Western Cape University of the Western Cape Natural Sciences / Physics

Astrophysics | Observational Optical/Infrared/Radio Galaxy Evolution | Cloud Computing | Machine Learning | Statistics |

79 52 0.658 198 162 0.818 27088 15039 0.555
1 36 53 15171
South Africa Africa Health Research Institute Africa Health Research Institute Africa Health Research Institute

Tuberculosis | Vaccinology | Immunology | Clinical Trials |

79 57 0.722 209 181 0.866 20883 12381 0.593
15 37 54 15282
South Africa University of Cape Town University of Cape Town Medical and Health Sciences / Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences

78 57 0.731 279 218 0.781 70681 43975 0.622
6 38 55 15386
South Africa University of the Witwatersrand University of the Witwatersrand Medical and Health Sciences / Epidemiology and Public Health

child development | adolescent development | HIV | AIDS | public health |

78 55 0.705 296 195 0.659 34512 18712 0.542

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3 39 56 15833
South Africa Stellenbosch University Stellenbosch University Natural Sciences / Biological Science

Applied ecology | fire ecology | invasion ecology | ecosystem management |

78 55 0.705 199 154 0.774 21532 9129 0.424
3 40 57 15849
South Africa University of Kwazulu Natal University of Kwazulu Natal Agriculture & Forestry / Plant Science

Evolutionary biology | pollination biology | plant reproduction | chemical ecology | invasion biology |

78 49 0.628 282 228 0.809 21323 9422 0.442
3 41 58 15883
South Africa North West University North West University Engineering & Technology / Meteorology & Atmospheric Sciences

Astrophysics |

78 52 0.667 272 208 0.765 20842 10821 0.519
2 12 59 16246
Egypt Cairo University Cairo University Engineering & Technology / Computer Science

Artificial Intelligence | swarm optimization | IoT | blockchain | space science |

77 73 0.948 481 405 0.842 26171 22007 0.841
16 42 60 16598
South Africa University of Cape Town University of Cape Town Medical and Health Sciences / Infectious Diseases

HIV | Tuberculosis | Cryptococcosis | Immune Reconstitution Inflammatory Syndrome |

77 63 0.818 254 220 0.866 19840 12197 0.615
4 43 61 16728
South Africa Stellenbosch University Stellenbosch University Natural Sciences / Biological Science

Ecology | conservation Biology | Earth system science | Climate change |

76 55 0.724 171 125 0.731 46509 21924 0.471
5 44 62 17324
South Africa Stellenbosch University Stellenbosch University Engineering & Technology / Computer Science

Bioinformatics | statistics |

76 47 0.618 207 126 0.609 18991 8268 0.435
1 45 63 17501
South Africa Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, South Africa Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, South Africa Chief Researcher/Director, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research

Polymer Physics and Polymer Nanocomposites |

75 58 0.773 302 262 0.868 32592 13847 0.425
17 46 64 17581
South Africa University of Cape Town University of Cape Town Medical and Health Sciences / Virology

Virology | virus evolution | genetic recombination | geminiviruses | sequence analysis software |

75 55 0.733 227 182 0.802 28281 17764 0.628
18 47 65 17900
South Africa University of Cape Town University of Cape Town Medical and Health Sciences / Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences

HIV | tuberculosis |

75 46 0.613 243 197 0.811 21005 9684 0.461
1 48 66 17941
South Africa University of Fort Hare University of Fort Hare Natural Sciences / Biological Science

Biological science | phytomedicine | botany |

75 55 0.733 322 274 0.851 20396 11651 0.571
6 49 67 18116
South Africa Stellenbosch University Stellenbosch University Medical and Health Sciences / Medical Genetics

Human genetics |

75 42 0.560 193 114 0.591 17430 6510 0.373
1 13 68 18142
Egypt Tanta University Tanta University Engineering & Technology / Mechanical Engineering

• Renewable Energy Systems. • Desiccant Dehumidification Systems. • Refrigeration and Air Conditioning. • Thermal water |

75 73 0.973 237 233 0.983 16656 15323 0.920
2 2 69 18172
Nigeria University of Ibadan University of Ibadan Medical and Health Sciences / Neurology

Stroke | Neurorehabilitation | Neurogenetics | Non-communicable diseases | Population health |

74 68 0.919 205 189 0.922 85999 81680 0.950
1 3 70 18173
Nigeria Ahmadu Bello University Ahmadu Bello University Ahmadu Bello University Nigeria / Heidelberg University Germany

Global Health | Health Systems and Policy | Health Economics | Epidemiology |

74 72 0.973 126 125 0.992 84542 83265 0.985
7 50 71 18988
South Africa Stellenbosch University Stellenbosch University Medical and Health Sciences / Microbiology

Microbiology | lactic acid bacteria | antimicrobial peptides | bacteriocins | probiotics |

74 45 0.608 227 179 0.789 16017 6981 0.436
2 51 72 19588
South Africa University of Pretoria University of Pretoria Medical and Health Sciences / Microbiology

Microbial ecology |

73 49 0.671 301 216 0.718 20574 10121 0.492
3 52 73 19621
South Africa University of Johannesburg University of Johannesburg Social Sciences / Tourism & Hospitality

Tourism and Development | Local Economic Development | Small Enterprise Development |

73 49 0.671 427 252 0.590 20197 9268 0.459
3 53 74 19626
South Africa University of Pretoria University of Pretoria Natural Sciences / Molecular Biology & Genetics

73 43 0.589 358 247 0.690 20130 8295 0.412
1 1 75 19635
Tunisia Université de Sfax Université de Sfax Engineering & Technology / Food Science and Engineering

Biopeptides | Proteases | Lipopeptides |

73 58 0.795 358 320 0.894 20041 13473 0.672
8 54 76 19636
South Africa Stellenbosch University Stellenbosch University Social Sciences / Sociology

Maternal and child health | life course development | child and adolescent development | global mental health | global health |

73 61 0.836 234 212 0.906 20019 13121 0.655
9 55 77 19878
South Africa Stellenbosch University Stellenbosch University Medical and Health Sciences / Infectious Diseases

Tuberculosis | Immunology | Biomarkers |

73 51 0.699 207 189 0.913 16860 9937 0.589
1 56 78 19882
South Africa South African Institute for Aquatic Biodiversity South African Institute for Aquatic Biodiversity South African Institute for Aquatic Biodiveristy

Estuarine ecology |

73 38 0.521 199 149 0.749 16798 6542 0.389
2 57 79 20673
South Africa Rhodes University Rhodes University Engineering & Technology / Engineering

72 49 0.681 283 216 0.763 18497 9533 0.515
1 4 80 20925
Nigeria Centre for Healthy Start Initiative Centre for Healthy Start Initiative Medical and Health Sciences / Pediatrics and Child Health

Early Childhood Health and Development |

71 60 0.845 168 142 0.845 76081 69436 0.913
4 58 81 21139
South Africa University of Pretoria University of Pretoria Economics & Econometrics / Economics

Macroecomomics | forecasting |

71 64 0.901 549 444 0.809 25168 20229 0.804
7 59 82 21427
South Africa University of the Witwatersrand University of the Witwatersrand Engineering & Technology / Earth Sciences

sedimentology | vertebrate palaeontology |

71 50 0.704 257 200 0.778 20434 11441 0.560
2 60 83 21460
South Africa South African Medical Research Council South African Medical Research Council South African Medical Research Council and University of Cape Town

71 39 0.549 196 133 0.679 20075 9289 0.463
1 1 84 22735
Ethiopia Armauer Hansen Research Institute Armauer Hansen Research Institute Armauer Hansen Research Institute

Infectious diseases |

70 54 0.771 282 226 0.801 17493 10270 0.587
1 4 85 22787
Morocco Mohammed VI Polytechnic University Mohammed VI Polytechnic University (FullUM6PMohammed VI Polytechnic University

Separation and Carbon Capture | Power to X | Hydrogen | Sustainable Process Engineering | Porous materials and adsorption technology |

70 60 0.857 107 104 0.972 17057 12601 0.739
4 61 86 22938
South Africa North West University North West University Social Sciences / Psychology

Positive Organizations | Capabilities | Engagement | Flourishing | Well-being |

70 49 0.700 192 155 0.807 15766 9027 0.573
10 62 87 23445
South Africa Stellenbosch University Stellenbosch University Natural Sciences / Mathematics

Fluid Mechanics | Thermal Science | Applied Mathematics | Modelling and Computations | BioMathematics |

69 57 0.826 402 354 0.881 21003 15183 0.723
19 63 88 23886
South Africa University of Cape Town University of Cape Town Medical and Health Sciences / Family Medicine

69 44 0.638 185 147 0.795 16578 6903 0.416
4 64 89 23974
South Africa University of Kwazulu Natal University of Kwazulu Natal Engineering & Technology / Earth Sciences

Economic Geology | Mineral Prospectivity Mapping | Exploration Geochemistry | Geological Remote Sensing |

69 56 0.812 185 174 0.941 15759 10399 0.660
8 65 90 24155
South Africa University of the Witwatersrand University of the Witwatersrand History, Philosophy, Theology / History

African politics | history | colonialism | race | enlightenment |

68 56 0.824 222 165 0.743 47496 29418 0.619

Institutional Subscription (Discount and Free Institutional Academic Performance Report)

5 66 91 24627
South Africa University of Pretoria University of Pretoria Natural Sciences / Biological Science

Medicinal Plants | Ethnobotany | Phytochemistry | Phytomedicine | Ethnopharmacology |

68 50 0.735 251 194 0.773 19540 9655 0.494
1 1 92 25268
Cameroon Université de Dschang Université de Dschang Medical and Health Sciences / Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences

Pharmacology |

68 51 0.750 255 234 0.918 13365 9495 0.710
6 67 93 25462
South Africa University of Pretoria University of Pretoria Agriculture & Forestry / Agriculture

Agricultural and Rural Development |

67 35 0.522 167 72 0.431 26861 5872 0.219
11 68 94 25729
South Africa Stellenbosch University Stellenbosch University Natural Sciences / Biological Science

Insect conservation | invertebrate conservation | conservation biology | landscape ecology |

67 43 0.642 310 193 0.623 20173 8881 0.440
1 1 95 26278
Mauritius University of Mauritius University of Mauritius Natural Sciences / Biological Science

Fungal biodiversity | fungal taxonomy | Mycology | Molecular phylogeny | evolutionary Biology |

67 56 0.836 190 178 0.937 15651 12034 0.769
20 69 96 26821
South Africa University of Cape Town University of Cape Town Medical and Health Sciences / Medical Genetics

Genetics |

66 24 0.364 241 64 0.266 22115 4728 0.214
5 70 97 26904
South Africa University of Kwazulu Natal University of Kwazulu Natal Medical and Health Sciences / Medical Genetics

Bioinformatics | Genomics | Phylogenetics | Viruses |

66 52 0.788 224 194 0.866 20546 17078 0.831
2 71 98 27027
South Africa University of Fort Hare University of Fort Hare Medical and Health Sciences / Microbiology

Applied and Environmental Microbiology | Water Quality | Antimicrobial Resistance. |

66 56 0.848 304 277 0.911 18989 13700 0.721
9 72 99 27169
South Africa University of the Witwatersrand University of the Witwatersrand Natural Sciences / Biological Science

Wildlife Ecology |

66 42 0.636 181 127 0.702 17597 6002 0.341
10 73 100 27426
South Africa University of the Witwatersrand University of the Witwatersrand Medical and Health Sciences / Chest Diseases

community-acquired pneumonia | pneumococcus | respiratory tract infections | virulence factors | human ciliated epithelium |

66 37 0.561 241 151 0.627 15686 5977 0.381