The University of Port Harcourt aims to be ranked amongst the best universities in Africa, renowned for its teaching, research, creativity and innovation.
The Mission of the University of Port Harcourt is the pursuit of academic excellence, advancement of knowledge and community service through quality teaching, life-long learning, social inclusion, strengthening civil society and policy-relevant research that addresses the challenges of contemporary society. To achieve this Mission, the University is guided by the spirit of enquiry, self-reliance, fairness, ethical and professional standards of the disciplines.
The Philosophy of the University of Port Harcourt is: commitment to academic freedom, tolerance, probity, equal opportunity and respect for cultural diversity.
Professor Joseph Ajienka