Find your passion, learn how to add value to it, and commit to a lifetime of learning.
— Ray Kurzweil

Welcome to the Faculty of Humanities

Welcome to the website of the Faculty of Humanities, one of the oldest and most respected Humanities faculties in South Africa. Established more than 100 years ago, the Faculty of Humanities at the University of Pretoria has a long tradition of and extensive experience in providing undergraduate and postgraduate courses in a wide range of disciplines in the languages, arts, and the social sciences.

Notice about applications for BA (Law)

Please note that no more BA (Law) (01130086) applications will be accepted for undergraduate studies commencing in 2017 due to capacity constraints. Should you however have an APS of 38 and above, please contact Ms Ntsiki Dhlamini (

Important information for students

Please click here regarding important announcements for prospective students, senior undergraduate students and postgraduate students.

Click here for more information on Research Ethics applications

Our Faculty is wheelchair accessible

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