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Cape Town and the Western Cape are an intellectual magnet, with four world-class universities and research institutions in fields as diverse as astronomy, science, medicine and social politics. As a result, the region is fertile ground for intellectual dialogue and the exchange of ideas.

University of Cape Town
The University of Cape Town (UCT) is the highest-ranked African university in the QS World University Rankings, the Times Higher Education World University Rankings, and the Academic Ranking of World Universities. Its Law and Commerce faculties are consistently placed among the 100 best internationa...
Stellenbosch University
Stellenbosch University is among South Africa’s leading tertiary institutions based on research output, student pass rates and rated scientists, and is recognised internationally as an academic institution of excellence. It boasts the highest weighted research output per full-time academic staff mem...
University of the Western Cape
The University of the Western Cape is a national university alert to its African and international context as it strives to be a place of quality and a place to grow. It is committed to excellence in teaching, learning and research, to nurturing the cultural diversity of South Africa, and to respond...
Cape Peninsula University of Technology
The Cape Peninsula University of Technology is at the heart of technology education and innovation in Africa. An internationally acclaimed institution, it is the only university of technology in the Western Cape and is the largest university in the region with an enrolment of more than 30 000 studen...
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University of South Africa
The University of South Africa (Unisa) is the largest open distance learning institution in Africa and the longest-standing dedicated distance education university in the world. The university enrols nearly one-third of all South African students.Founded in 1873 as the University of the Cape of Good...