From Nobel Prize winners to undergraduates, all members of the UNIJOS community are engaged in creating new knowledge.

Admission 2020

10+ Institutes

cross interdisciplinary boundaries

2+ Libraries

hold over 9.5 million volumes


Africa center for Excellence

The Research Enterprise

UNIJOS’s culture of collaboration drives innovative discoveries in areas vital to our world, our health and our intellectual life.

Interdisciplinary Research

At the intersection of disciplines is where new ideas emerge and innovative research happens.

UNIJOS Interdisciplinary

Institutes, Labs & Centers

More than 10 independent labs, centers and institutes engage faculty and students from across the university.

Independent Laboratories, Centers and Institutes

Other research centers & labs

Academic departments sponsor numerous other research centers and labs.

Listing of UNIJOS Research Centers

Where Research Happens

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The Africa Centre of Excellence in Phytomedicine Research and Development (ACEPRD)

The Centre advances knowledge through discovery, dissemination and application of research findings, addressing critical challenges in the healthcare system.

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The A.P. Leventis Ornithological Research Institute (APLORI)

APLORI Jos, Nigeria is the only field station dedicated to ornithological research and conservation training in West Africa. The Institute contributes directly to the knowledge infrastructure, especially in West African countries, while also providing a unique base from which to set up long-term ecological research projects.


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Office of Research and Development (ORD)

To place research at the centre stage of academic activities in the university, providing resources for the enrichment of teaching, learning and overall institutional development.

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Support of Training and Mentoring in Nigeria for Academics (STAMINA) is a project designed to energize the research capacity of the University by supporting Junior faculty to launch a research career and close up the lacuna in research career development caused by weak mentorship, inadequate research project funding, insufficient training in research design, data analysis and presentation/writing skills, limited opportunities for collaboration with researchers from other countries, including the United States and meagre institutional support for developing, submitting and administering research applications and awards.



University Of Jos Libraries

UNIJOS is home to more than 2+ individual libraries, each with a world-class collection of books, journals, films, maps, databases.

University Of Jos Libraries

Online Catalog

UJLib is the University Of Jos Libraries’ official online search tool providing metadata about the 8 million+ resources in our physical and online collections.