Stellenbosch University (South Africa)
Stellenbosch University (StU) is a preeminent and research-oriented public higher education institution in South Africa, and has consistently distinguished itself as one of the top universities on the African continent. StU hosts 41 Research Chairs and seven national Centres of Excellence supported by the South African Department of Science and Technology, and the University manages more than 2500 active research contracts. StU has strong research and development infrastructure and places a high priority on performing industrially relevant research that leads to measurable impact.
The University has strong Faculties of Science, AgriScience and Engineering, and a well-developed culture of collaboration between these Faculties. StU is further involved in a number of H2020 projects, with strong international collaboration networks within the EU. The University is therefore well-placed to participate in large research consortia, and experienced in administration of international research funds.