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The UJ Sociology Department and World Rankings 

The UJ Sociology Department has been ranked as one of the best in South Africa and the world by several prestigious world ranking systems. 


The UJ Department of Sociology is ranked 1st in South Africa and 187th in the world by the 2019-2020 URAP (University Ranking by Academic Performance) Field Rankings.  


The UJ Department of Sociology is ranked 1st in South Africa and in the top 150 Sociology Departments in the world by the Shanghai Ranking: Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2020


The UJ Sociology Department has been ranked in the top 301-400 sociology departments in the world by the Times University Rankings System in 2018