About Us
Academic Affairs Directorate is the central focus for the academic administration of the Institute and is responsible for the management, coordination and delivery of academic-related services within the student life cycle, and the associated data management.
Welcome to

Academic Affairs Directorate

Mrs. Gloria Appoh

Director, Academic Affairs

Welcome to the Academic Affairs Directorate. The Director’s office has general oversight of the Units of the Directorate.

The student’s experience is very important to us and we aim to provide excellent services to both students and staff. We work in close partnership with our customers (internal and external) to provide quality services in support of the Institute’s mission and vision.

The Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA) vision and purpose are anticipated to be considerably advanced by the Directorate’s operations.

The Directorate deals with the academic affairs of students, oversees arrangements for admissions, registration, examinations, and academic ceremonies, and coordinates academic policies.

There are four main units under the Directorate:
the Director’s Office, Admissions & Students’ Services, Records, Examinations and Ceremonies, and the External Relations Affairs/Academic Board Matters Units​

Divisions of the Directorate

Admissions & Students’ Services

The Unit is responsible for the advertisement of all academic programmes and ensures that the various schools/faculty adhere to all admission processes and also keeps admission statistics. The unit also delivers orientation for freshmen and women to help them navigate University life in GIMPA. Students’ services provided by the unit include the issuance of:
  • Attestation Letters
  • English Proficiency
  • Introductory letters
  • Letters of Introduction for Travel Visas for Students
  • Letters for International Students for immigration matters
  • Transcript
  • Confirmation/Verification of Students’ Credentials
  • General Academic Enquiries
  • Attestation Letters
    Attestation letters are issued upon request by graduated/continuing students to introduce them to an organization or institution. The letter indicates the status of the student and may also be issued instead of lost certificates.
    Introductory letters
    Introductory letters are issued upon request by continuing students to introduce them to High Commissions/Embassies in Ghana, and companies for internship among others.

Examinations and Ceremonies

  • The Unit is responsible for the central coordination, checking and printing of all examination scripts with the timetabling team.
  • The unit also works closely with the Schools /Faculty/ Satellite campuses and Centers to administer examinations and train and appoint invigilation assignments.
  • The Unit coordinates the academic ceremonies of the Institute namely; matriculation and graduation.
  • The Unit also supports the graduation ceremonies of the University Colleges affiliated with the Institute.

Students Records

The Unit is in charge of managing student’s records, and processing and issuing certificates and transcripts of Academic records.
Steps in Collecting Certificates
  1. Pay the approved graduation fee
  2. Complete the clearance form (which can be picked from the directorate)
  3. Submit receipt of payment of graduation fee
  4. Bring along a National ID card


External Relations Affairs/Academic Board Matters

The Unit is a liaison between the Institute and Affiliate Institutions, and all External and Regulatory Agencies that need administrative support or any information from the Institution through the Directorate. In addition, the Unit services the Academic Board Decisions regarding the directorate.

Our Services

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Get In Touch

Get in touch for all related Services of the Directorate.

Open Hours

Mon-Fri : 8:30 – 17:00 GMT

Our Location

Adjacent David Andoh Block

Our Email


Phone number

Main Registry: 0302401683 (Ext: 1074 and 2288), 051408302
Admission: 0302401683 (Ext: 1074, 2288 and 1209)
Records: 0302401683 (Ext: 1074 and 2288)
Graduation Ceremonies: 0302401683 (Ext: 1074 and 2288)
External Relations: 0302401683

Student Services