‘All African countries (need) to develop a national strategy regarding exploitation of their natural resources and make it clear for investors and the public’.
— Kofi Annan

LLM in Extractive Industries Law in Africa

LLM in Extractive Industries Law in Africa

LLM in Extractive Industries Law in Africa

LLM in Extractive Industries Law in Africa

Tongon gold mine at sunset (Image courtesy of Randgold Resources)

Tongon gold mine at sunset (Image courtesy of Randgold Resources)

Africa is home to about 30% of the world's mineral reserves, 10% of the world's oil, and 8% of the world's natural gas.

—World Bank, April 2016

Welcome

Welcome to the homepage for the Extractive Industries Law in Africa Programme at the Faculty of Law, University of Pretoria.

A first for the continent, this programme focuses on extractive industries from a multi-disciplinary perspective, with a particular emphasis on the law aspects associated with contemporary oil, gas and mineral extraction in in Africa.

The aim is to deliver graduates who have a comprehensive and holistic understanding of all relevant aspects of the extractive industries in Africa, equipping them with the knowledge and confidence to take on the toughest challenges with which they will be presented.

Tailor-made in Africa, for students who work in Africa, the ambition is nothing short of grooming the next generation of industry and government leaders, who will be at the vanguard of unlocking the riches of the continent in a way that can change the future of Africa's countries and her people for the best.

 
Applications for admission to the 2018 intake of the LLM in Extractive Industries Law in Africa are now open.
Application admission to the 2018 intake will close on 31 August 2017
 
- For more information on this postgraduate degree programme click here -
 
 
Share this page