University of Port Harcourt

HE Institution
Year of foundation: 
Member since: 
University of Port Harcourt


Institutional postal address: 
University of Port Harcourt PMB 5323 Choba Port Harcourt Rivers State
Port Harcourt (Rivers State)
Institutional e-mail: 
Institutional phone: 
+234(84) 230-885 +234(84) 230-887

Mission / Vision

Persuit of academic Excellence, advancement of knowledge and community service, stregthening of civil society.


The Academic Objectives of the University of Port Harcourt shall be to contribute to national development, self-reliance and unity through the advancement and propagation of knowledge and to use such knowledge for service to the community and to humanity.


To this end, degree programmes are provided with the objectives of producing persons who are well grounded in contemporary culture, have sound knowledge of at least one branch of learning, and are intellectually well equiped to make an effective contribution to national development, self-reliance and unity.

Research facilities shall be provided for the benefit of persons in the various sectors of the economy and in the public service, with a view to increasing their efficiency and productivity through knowledge of new developments relating to their work.

Programmes shall be provided to assist the local community to benefit from the facilities provided by the institution. 

Main activities

Teaching, research and community service


  • UNESCO. United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
  • The Catalan Association of Public Universities (ACUP)

Sponsored by

  • Generalitat de Catalunya. Ministry of Business and Employment. Department of Research and Universities
  • Generalitat de Catalunya. Ministry for Foreign Action and Open Government