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South Africa University / Institution Rankings 2024

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AD Scientific Index - World University/Institution Rankings 2024 Total Number of Scientists in University/Institution
Country Ranking Region Ranking World Ranking University / Institution Country Founded Source Best Scientist in University/Institution
World Rank / Name
Total Institutions
in Country
Total Scientists
in Index
In top %10 In top %20 In top %30 In top %40 In top %50 In top %60 In top %70 In top %80 In top %90 Total Scientists
in Index
0 0 237
University of Cape Town
South Africa 1874 Public 290
 
Sahal Yacoob

i
56 1,204 163 307 443 560 684 818 992 1,098 1,152 1,204
2 2 425
Stellenbosch University
South Africa 1918 Public 1,514
 
David M. Richardson
56 1,100 88 207 308 418 522 648 801 919 1,005 1,100
3 3 443
University of the Witwatersrand
South Africa 1922 Public 1,590
 
Bruce Mellado

i
56 997 85 180 282 365 455 533 648 778 885 997
4 4 591
University of Pretoria
South Africa 1908 Public 3,584
 
Mike Wingfield
56 859 59 167 271 366 469 533 622 701 780 859
5 5 623
University of Kwazulu Natal
South Africa 2004 Public 7,984
 
Fernando Albericio
56 886 55 142 220 282 348 420 572 725 814 886
6 6 728
University of Johannesburg
South Africa 2005 Public 865
 
Loan Truong

i
56 1,039 44 112 178 240 313 421 610 780 913 1,039
7 10 1,031
North West University
South Africa 2004 Public 8,725
 
Christo Venter

i
56 459 26 70 127 192 258 303 343 427 457 459
8 12 1,143
University of the Western Cape
South Africa 1959 Public 11,945
 
Roy Maartens
56 390 22 51 90 116 162 218 273 334 365 390
9 17 1,361
Rhodes University
South Africa 1904 Public 15,337
 
Tebello Nyokong
56 265 17 44 74 103 122 142 168 202 240 265
10 18 1,363
University of South Africa
South Africa 1873 Public 6,768
 
Eno E. Ebenso
56 983 17 42 78 125 183 272 434 624 789 983
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11 24 1,572
University of the Free State
South Africa 1904 Public 31,279
 
HC Swart
56 352 13 39 64 95 132 182 242 285 324 352
12 32 1,932
Durban University of Technology
South Africa 2002 Public 39,185
 
Faizal Bux
56 178 10 18 35 47 56 76 98 112 148 178
13 33 1,939
National Institute for Communicable Diseases
South Africa 2002 Institution 12,308
 
Lynn Morris
56 57 10 17 25 31 39 44 48 49 54 57
14 35 2,025
South African Medical Research Council
South Africa 1969 Institution 10,125
 
Carl Lombard
56 72 9 22 30 34 46 56 63 67 69 72
15 36 2,027
Tshwane University of Technology
South Africa 2003 Public 49,943
 
Emmanuel Rotimi Sadiku
56 223 9 21 36 49 75 100 126 157 200 223
16 43 2,316
University of Fort Hare
South Africa 1916 Public 15,591
 
AJ Afolayan
56 252 7 15 30 42 55 81 121 161 224 252
17 53 2,453
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, South Africa
South Africa 1945 Institution 14,282
 
Suprakas Sinha Ray
56 341 6 20 37 60 95 139 192 261 311 341
18 58 2,614
Human Sciences Research Council of South Africa
South Africa 1968 Institution 13,684
 
Karl Peltzer
56 80 6 9 19 25 37 47 58 71 76 80
19 62 2,736
Cape Peninsula University of Technology
South Africa 2005 Public 1,989
 
Timothy D Noakes
56 267 5 15 29 51 67 95 139 177 224 267
20 67 2,949
Africa Health Research Institute
South Africa 2016 Institution 14,976
 
Willem Hanekom
56 23 5 6 6 7 9 10 15 19 23 23
21 75 3,160
Nelson Mandela University
South Africa 2005 Public 4,729
 
Richard M. Cowling
56 195 4 9 24 36 53 73 107 141 174 195
22 79 3,242
South African Astronomical Observatory
South Africa 1972 Institution 44,125
 
D. Buckley

i
56 14 4 7 7 7 7 8 8 10 12 14
23 87 3,372
University of Venda
South Africa 1982 Public 79,058
 
Pascal O. Bessong, Massaf
56 151 3 14 21 33 47 63 92 115 135 151
24 95 3,569
South African National Biodiversity Institute
South Africa 2004 Institution 85,320
 
Tony Rebelo
56 50 3 8 9 12 19 23 31 44 49 50
25 96 3,586
University of Limpopo
South Africa 2005 Public 120,864
 
Olawale Fatoki
56 212 3 7 18 23 32 60 98 147 186 212