Professor CBN Ogbogbo
The Department of History, which has over the years acquired the global brand as the Ibadan School of History, is one of the foundation departments of the University of Ibadan, established in 1948. In its sixty-seven years of existence, the Department has flowered into a major centre for the study of African History. The Department’s teaching and research effort reflect a strong African History orientation and has in recent times reviewed its curriculum to accommodate the teaching of aspects of American, Latin American, Asian and European histories amongst others. Our programmes include the Bachelor of Arts, Masters of Arts and Doctoral degrees in History. There are very well qualified academics specializing in various aspects of African History in the Department. There is also a vibrant student population organized under the Students Historical Society of Nigeria.Some of the very popular out puts of the Department include the famous Ibadan History Series, Ibadan Journal of History and our recent Ibadan Monograph Series.The Department has remained a prominent centre for the training of Historians in Africa.