Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
— Nelson Mandela

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.

Important announcement for prospective students

Owing to facility constraints at the University, only a limited number of students can be accommodated in all study programmes.

  • Since the quota has been reached, no further applications for BA Law and BSW Social Work will be accepted for 2016.
  • A limited number of spaces are available for BA Languages, BA Visual Studies and BA Humanities.
  • International (non-NSC) undergraduate applications for 2016 close on 31 August 2015.

Faculty of Humanities declaration against Xenophobia

Click here for more information on Research Ethics applications

Click here for more information on the World Social Science Forum 2015ICC, Durban, South Africa, 13 to 16 September2015

Our Faculty is wheelchair accessible

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