Brief History

Chemistry is one of the subjects for which man developed early awareness. It found its roots in man’s quest to understand the composition of things. The Department of Chemistry at the University of Ghana is one of the largest in the country with a reputation for excellence in both teaching and research. Our undergraduate teaching programmes provide quality, up-to-date training in chemistry by experts in their field. Our teaching programme is strongly supported by local industries with many of them sponsoring undergraduate prizes awarded annually for outstanding achievement. Our teaching laboratories are standard and equipped with appropriate instrumentation.