International Students

UP is set in the heart of the diplomatic hub of South Africa’s capital city, Pretoria. As such, it attracts on average around 4000 students from around the world. We are a world-class university with many exchange programmes for students, internationally collaborative research projects for academics. Our campuses are diverse and dynamic spaces where many different local and international cultures find a home.

Prospective Students

You should #ChooseUP because it is one of the best universities in Africa. There are more than 1 000 study programmes for you to explore, whatever your interest may be. You need to be committed and passionate about your chosen field and want to make a difference in the world through your research.

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Current Students

Find all the relevant information about furthering your studies at the University of Pretoria or general information about your stay in South Africa here. You can also find guides to various resources and support programmes, such as those that equip you with skills to start your own business.

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