The University of Pretoria was established in 1908 and has become one of the leading higher education institutions in Africa and the world. Its vision is to be a leading research-intensive university in Africa, recognised internationally for its quality, relevance and impact, developing people, creating knowledge and making a difference locally and globally. UP considers itself a values-based institution and prides itself on producing well-rounded and creative graduates, responsible and productive citizens, and future leaders.
EBIT contributes to the training of professionals and the creation of knowledge in a wide range of industries through its 14 specialised academic departments. These departments are organised into four schools. EBIT is also the largest UP faculty in terms of student numbers.