Partnerships and collaboration

Collaboration in research and educational activities with both local and international institutions is of high importance to the GSTM and contributes to the continuous improvement of the quality of our research and educational activities. The GSTM has a long standing collaboration with Tilburg University in The Netherlands with academics from both institutions being exchanged for research and teaching activities. . The GSTM also collaborate with Shandong University in China in the field of Project Management. We also have a formal collaboration with the University of Ravensburg - Weingarten in Germany. Individual academics from the GSTM have continuous collaboration activities with their counterparts at other local and international universities. The GSTM invites overseas academics on a regular basis to do guest lecturing on our programmes.

The specific Country, University as well as type of collaboration is indicated hereunder.

Country University Collaboration Area of collaboration
  1. Australia

School of Engineering and Technology, Central Queensland University

Research collaboration

Publishing SLRs and/or research relating to information systems or social media in the field of project management and engineering education

  1. Austria

Institute for Advanced Studies on Science, Technology and Society (IAS-STS), Graz

Staff mobility and research 

Renewable energy, hydrogen economy, sustainability transitions

  1. Canada

Telfer School of Management, University of Ottawa

Research collaboration, mentorship

Project management, leading and managing projects in Africa

  1. China

Shandong etc

University (Staff mobility and Research

Systems, Project Management, Research exchange etc With Proff Ding Ronggui and Sun Tao and Dr Dongdong JIang

  1. Egypt

Nile University

Research collaboration (IAMOT Conference and projects with Dr Tarek Khalil)

Energy, Sustainability, Technology Management

  1. Finland

University of Turku


Sustainability Orientated Innovation in Africa

  1. Germany

Ravensburg-Weingarten University of Applied Sciences

Staff mobility and Research

With Prof B Platzek

Bremen University


Hydrogen economy

  1. Kenya

African Center for Technology Studies (ACTS)


Strengthening STI Policy in Africa

  1. Lithuania 

Vilnius Gedimas Technical University

Staff mobility and Research


Systems and Project Management with Proff Vida, L Pretorius also as PHD panel member and examiner at VGTU

  1. The Netherlands 

Tilburg University

Staff Mobility 

Project and Knowledge Management Research

Tilburg University

Joint PhD supervision

Project knowledge transfer

Tilburg University

DFID Project, Staff Mobility 

Innovation Management (using data collected from DFID project)

  1. Norway 

Western Norway University of Applied Sciences

Intpart & DIKU (staff & student mobility, joint research)


Nord University  

Intpart & DIKU (staff & student mobility, joint research)


Norwegian University of Applied Sciences

Intpart (staff & student mobility, joint research)


  1. South Africa

Stellenbosch University



Guest lecturing on MEM programme

Technology & Innovation Management

University of Johannesburg

Joint supervision; book publication

Energy and sustainability transitions

University of Johannesburg

Joint research etc

Joint research, book chapters etc

University of Witwatersrand

Supervision of ELP students

Energy and sustainability transitions

  1. Switzerland

UNCTAD, Geneva


Technology Assessment in Africq

  1. United Kingdom 

Aston University Birmingham

Staff mobility and Research

Dr Breno Nunes, Aston Busines School, Systems simulation, PhD student collaboration and examination defense, Iamot projects etc

University College London


Science Advice to Parliamentary Bodies

University of Sussex


Technology and Innovatio n for SDG’s

  1. United States of America 

The University of Texas

Construction Industry Institute (CII)


Project Management Institute

Collaboration with PMI


Loyola University Chicago

Textbook Project Management for Engineering, Business and Technology, J M Nicholas, H Steyn


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