Six Moroccan universities appear in the World University Rankings 2022 published by Times Higher Education (THE). Leading the way is Sidi Mohammed Ben Abdellah University in Fez, ranked in the top 1,000. It is ahead of the Universities of Ibn Tofail in Kénitra, Hassan 1er of Oujda, Hassan II of Casablanca, Cadi Ayyad of Marrakech and Mohammed V of Rabat.
A total of 71 African universities from 12 countries are ranked, a record. The University of Cape Town in Africa remains the best ranked in Africa (183rd) and maintains its place in the top 200 since 2016. As for Egypt, it remains the African country with the most universities in Africa. this ranking, or 23 in total.
The University of Cape Coast in Ghana (301-350) and Addis Ababa University in Ethiopia (401-500) are both in the top 500 for the first time. In addition, nine universities from five African countries are in the top 500, a record also.