The University of Nairobi, a world-class university committed to scholarly excellence.
The University of Nairobi has emerged top in East Africa and number four in Africa, in the latest Journals Consortium Ranking for African Universities. Confirming to the world, once again, that it is a world-class university committed to scholarly excellence.
In Africa, there were slight point differences in the first five participants. University of Cape Town emerged first with 45.02 Total Influence Factor points, followed by Cairo University (43.43), then University of Pretoria (43.35). University of Nairobi was fourth with 42.81.
Journals Consortium (JC) is an online platform dedicated to providing resources to the academic community. It contains records of Postgraduate theses and dissertations that provide resources of immense research value across academic disciplines. Its mission is to evaluate Universities and higher institutions based on their publications and citation, as well as to bring research articles to everyone’s reach.
Rankings are based on research publications and citations from the last five years (2010 to 2014) as well as visibility on the internet. In doing so, Journals Consortium evaluates the Total Influence Factor (TIF), which is basically the sum of Research Publication and Citation score plus the Web presence score. It also looks into Research Publication and Citation score (RSC) which is the number of publications and citation of the University for the last 5 years; retrieved from Google Scholar. Lastly, it analyses the Web Presence, in this case, the number of times the University appears of the Internet.
University of Nairobi aspires to be the leader in Africa in the next ranking.
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