University of Bahr El-Ghazal

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University of Bahr El-Ghazal (UBG)
University of Bahr El-Ghazal seal‍‍
Motto Knowledge is Prosperity
Type Public
Established 1991
Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr. Samson Samuel Wasara
Administrative staff
Students 1,000+ (2017)
Location Wau, South Sudan
Campus Urban

University of Bahr El-Ghazal (UBG) is a university in South Sudan.


The University is located in the city of Wau, in Wau County, Wau State in the Bahr El Ghazal Region in the northwestern part of South Sudan. It is 650 kilometres (400 mi) northwest of Juba, the capital and largest city.[1]


University of Bahr El-Ghazal In 2009

UBG is a public university. The university was established in 1991, in response to the educational needs of the citizens of South Sudan. It is one of the five public universities in the country; the other four being:

The Vice Chancellor of Bahr El-Ghazal University is Professor.Dr. Samson Samuel Wassara.[2]


New building, University of Bahr el-Ghazal

As of December 2016, the university maintains the following colleges:[3]

  • College of Medicine and Health Sciences (CMHS)
  • Institute of Public Health and Environmental Sciences
  • College of Economics and Social Studies
  • College of Education
  • College of Veterinary Sciences

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Coordinates: 7°44′04″N 27°59′29″E / 7.73447°N 27.99145°E / 7.73447; 27.99145