Accra Technical University (ATU)

The Accra Technical University is a public tertiary institution and the Premier technical university in Ghana. Accra Technical University was formerly known as Accra Polytechnic.


Accra Technical University, Ghana’s premier technical university, since its inception as a Technical Institute has and continues to offer education in hands-on and competency-based training in diverse fields of engineering and industrial practice. The University is endowed with skilled experts as lecturers and instructors, competent to impart invaluable knowledge and lessons on students.


Established in 1949 as a Technical School and commissioned in 1957 as Accra Technical Institute, Accra Technical University then (Accra Technical Institute) became the first Technical University to be established. In 1963 the Institute assumed a new name as Accra Polytechnic under the directions of President Dr. Kwame Nkrumah to be a key driver of the country’s industrialization process. Following the operationalization of the PNDC Law of 1992 (PNDC 321) in 1993/1994, the Polytechnic gained tertiary recognition.


  • Faculty of Engineering
  • Faculty of Built Environment
  • Faculty of Applied Sciences
  • Faculty of Applied Arts
  • Faculty of Business



Accra Technical University.
P. O Box GP 561,
Barnes Road, Accra.
Digital Address: GH-GA106-2535
WhatsApp and cell number 0233 54 326 4917
Office Line – 0233 33 209 5371

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