Welcome to the homepage for the Extractive Industries Law in Africa Unit (EILA) 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 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 2020-intakes of the -
LLM in Extractive Industries Law in Africa, and the
MPhil in Extractive Industry Policy, Management and Regulation
will open in June 2019.
For more information on the postgraduate degree programmes offered by the Extractive Industries Law in Africa Unit, click here for information on the LLM and here for information on the MPhil
More information regarding the upcoming short course on "Protection of Foreign Investment in Africa (2019) is available here.