Ghana is one of Africa’s rising, more diverse economies. The first independent African state, Ghana serves as a model for peace and democracy on the continent. While rural villages function within centuries-old cultural traditions and limited resources, upscale neighborhoods in Accra show the impact of globalization in West Africa. These characteristics make Ghana ideal to study global and development studies, public health and social services, and environmental sustainability.
Explore West Africa in Ghana's capital city of Accra, which bursts with art and food culture. The University of Ghana's commitment to national growth make it an ideal academic fit for public health, development, and the arts. Courses also include meaningful community interactions, internships, and cultural excursions.