Institutes, Centres and Units

At the University of Pretoria, we know that the actions we take today have a lasting impact on our future. We make today matter by being actively involved in cutting-edge research and technological development, having a positive economic impact and finding solutions to some of the world’s most urgent concerns. We have more than 70 different research entities. Our dedicated researchers and research teams create exciting spaces where passion and purpose collide to make the world a better place for all.

Research entities – institutes, units, centres and bureaux
The University of Pretoria is a research-intensive university. Our research approach is cross-, trans- and multi-disciplinary in nature to allow for different perspectives and solutions to a broad range of local and global challenges faced by society. We have more than 70 research entities that are an operational mix of units, bureaux, institutes and centres. They encompass all nine of our faculties and include the rectorate. Our researchers work consistently to produce research that matters.

Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences
African Tax Institute (ATI)
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Albert Luthuli Centre for Responsible Leadership (ALCRL)
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Centre for Communication and Reputation Management (CCRM)
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Faculty of Education
Centre for Evaluation and Assessment (CEA)
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Interuniversity Centre for Education Law and Policy (CELP)
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Centre for the Study of Resilience (CSR)
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Unit for Distance Education (UDE)
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Living Lab for Innovative Teaching at the University of Pretoria (LLIT UP)
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Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Carl and Emily Fuchs Institute for Micro-Electronics (CEFIM)
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Industrial Metals and Minerals Research Institute (IMMR)
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Institute for Big Data and Data Science (IBDDS)
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Institute for Technological Innovation (ITI)
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Mining Resilience Research Centre (MRRC)
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Centre for Asset Integrity Management (CAIM)
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Centre for Electromagnetism (CEM)
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Centre for Connected Intelligence (CeTEIS)
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Centre of New Energy Systems (CNES)
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Centre for Pyrometallurgy (CPM)
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Centre for Transport Development (CTD)
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SAIW Centre for Welding Engineering (CWE SAIW)
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Faculty of Health Sciences
Institute for Cellular and Molecular Medicine (ICMM)
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Institute for Sustainable Malaria Control (UP ISMC) (MRC)
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Sport, Exercise Medicine and Lifestyle Institute (SEMLI)
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Applied Morphology Research Centre (AMRC)
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Centre for Ethics and Philosophy of Health Sciences (CEPHS)
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Centre for Neuroendocrinology (CNE)
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Forensic Anthropology Research Centre (FARC)
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Centre for Viral Zoonoses (UP CVZ)
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UP Research Centre for Maternal, Fetal, Newborn and Child Health Care (MFNCHCRC)
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Community Orientated Primary Care Research Unit (COPC)
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Environmental Chemical Pollution and Health Research Unit (ECPH-RU)
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Stem Cell Research Unit (within ICMM) (MRC)
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Maternal and Infant Health Care Strategies Unit (within MFNCHC) (MRC)
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Faculty of Humanities
Institute for Strategic and Political Affairs (ISPA)
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Centre for Augmentative and Alternative Communication (CAAC)
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Centre for Japanese Studies (CJS)
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Centre for Mediation in Africa (CMA)
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Centre for Sexualities, AIDS and Gender (CSA&G) (non- academic)
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Centre for the Study of Governance Innovation (GovInn)
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UP Cochlear Implant Unit (UP-CIU)
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Unit for Academic Literacy (UAL) (including the Language Unit)
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Itsoseng Clinic (UIC)
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Unit for Creative Writing (UCW)
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Faculty of Law
Institute for International and Comparative Law in Africa (ICLA)
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Centre for Child Law (CCL)
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Centre for Human Rights (CHR)
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Centre for Insolvency, Labour and Company Law (CILC) Constitution
[email protected]

Centre for Intellectual Property Law (CIPL)
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Centre for Law and Medicine (CLM)
[email protected]

Sport and Entertainment Law Centre (SELC)
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International Development Law Unit (IDLU) (in CHR)
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Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Forestry and Agricultural Biotechnology Institute (FABI)
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Future Africa (IFA)
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Genomics Research Institute (GRI)
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Institute of Applied Materials (IAM) (jointly with EBIT)
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Institute for Food, Nutrition and Well-Being (IFNUW)
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Mammal Research Institute (MRI)
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African Centre for Gene Technologies (ACGT with CSIR and WITS)
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Centre for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (CBCB)
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Centre for Environmental Economics and Policy in Africa (CEEPA)
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Centre for Environmental Studies (CFES)
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Centre for Geoinformation Science (CGIS)
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Centre for Microbial Ecology and Genomics (CMEG)
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UP Natural Hazard Centre (NHC)
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Conservation Ecology Research Unit (CERU)
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Bureau for Statistical and Survey Methodology (STATOMET)
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Bureau for Food and Agricultural Policy (BFAP)
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Faculty of Theology
Centre for Contextual Ministry (CCM)
[email protected]

Faculty of Veterinary Science
UP Biomedical Research Centre (BRC)
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Centre for Veterinary Wildlife Studies (CVWS)
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Exotic Leather Research Centre (ELRC)
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Equine Research Centre (ERC)
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Recorate
Centre for the Advancement of Scholarship (CAS)
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Centres of Excellence

Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
African Centre of Excellence for Information Ethics (ACEIE)
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Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
DST/NRF Centre of Excellence for Tree Health Biotechnology
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DST/NRF Centre of Excellence in Food Security (co-host)
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