Study in South Africa

We found 119 universities in South Africa.

South Africa – About the country

Pretoria is the capital of South Africa. The country borders on Eswatini, Botswana, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia and Zimbabwe. The national currency of South Africa is Rand (ZAR).

South Africa – Where to study?

The most popular student cities in South Africa.

South Africa – Higher education system

The higher education system of South Africa is represented by 119 universities with 2,424 study programs. In addition 1,436 Bachelor programs at 118 universities, 601 Master programs at 46 universities, and 387 PhD programs at 27 universities.

South Africa – What to study?

The most popular disciplines in South Africa.

The largest cities in South Africa

Higher education statistics for the largest cities in South Africa.

South Africa – Average monthly personal finance statistics

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Universities offering the most popular degree programs in South Africa

University of Johannesburg

South Africa, Johannesburg

Bachelor • 39 Master • 40 PhD • 36

Vibrant, multicultural and dynamic, the University of Johannesburg (UJ) shares the pace and energy of cosmopolitan Johannesburg, the city whose name it carries. Proudly South Afric...

Admissions open
~ $2,420 / year

University of KwaZulu-Natal

South Africa, Durban

Bachelor • 40 Master • 38 PhD • 27

The University of KwaZulu-Natal was formed on 1 January 2004 as a result of the merger between the University of Durban-Westville and the University of Natal. The new university br...

Admissions open
~ $300 / year

University of Venda

South Africa, Thohoyandou

Bachelor • 32 Master • 19 PhD • 9

The University of Venda (UNIVEN) is a South African Comprehensive rural based university, located in Thohoyandou in Limpopo province. It was established in 1982 under the then Repu...

Admissions open
~ $1,000 / year

University of Zululand

South Africa, Richards Bay

Bachelor • 32 PhD • 13

The University of Zululand (also known as Unizulu) is the only comprehensive tertiary educational institution north of the Tugela River in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Its new stat...

Admissions open
~ $1,461 / year

North-West University

South Africa, Potchefstroom

Bachelor • 38 Master • 25

The North-West University is a newly merged institution from 1 January 2004 onwards with three campuses at Potchefstroom, Mahikeng and Vanderbijlpark, South Africa. The Potchefstro...

Admissions open
~ $1,457 / year

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