At the University of Stellenbosch Business School (USB) we are proud of our outstanding reputation for excellence in teaching and research. The University of Stellenbosch Business School, offers a wide range of internationally accredited management and leadership programmes.
USB is recognised as a top school in the international business school network. It was the first school from an African university to receive all three international accreditations: AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA. Overall, we strive to develop responsible leaders through well-grounded business education and research.
We welcome students from around the world, and our faculty and staff aims to enhance the learning experience by bringing their applied knowledge and experiences into the classroom.
Why study at UBS?
Three international accreditations USB has quality guarantees in the form of AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA accreditation. USB was the first school from an African university to hold all three international accreditations for business schools.
International exposure You will experience the international dimension at work at the School. The School's international participation is demonstrated by its three international accreditations, its international student body, visiting international faculty and exchange students, the compulsory MBA International Study Module at a foreign business school, its presence in many parts of the African continent, and partnerships with business schools on all continents.
Africa-focused expertise USB is your business knowledge partner in Africa. The School has become known for its African-focused expertise in areas such as development finance, ethics and corporate governance, personal leadership development, management coaching, futures research and emerging-country economics.
Leadership development A strong focus on leadership development forms part of our programmes – in particular our MBA and Postgraduate Diploma in Leadership Development. USB's leadership expertise is benchmarked against international standards and endorsed by a growing body of respected research institutions.
Collaborative learning Collaborative learning is a key feature of USB's programmes, and this intense engagement contributes to the life-changing experience of studying with us. Each student brings different qualifications, management experience and cultural knowledge to the table. This diversity enables students to learn from one another and to work with different perspectives.
Business knowledge USB creates business knowledge through its research centres, academic conferences and seminars, a research fellowship programme, the research undertaken by its faculty members and students, and its partnerships with the business industry and other academic institutions. The School shares its research with its students from all over the world, as well as with stakeholders such as alumni and business leaders.