Political Science
Welcome to Stellenbosch University

Centre for International & Comparative Politics

​Please feel free to contact the Centre with any queries:

Physical address:
Room 647 - Sixth floor
Arts and Social Sciences Building
Cnr Merriman and Ryneveld Street
Postal Address:
Centre for International and Comparative Politics
Private Bag X1

Contact person: Ms Magda van Niekerk

Telephone: +27 21 8082414
Facsimile: +27 21 8082110
Email:  cicp@sun.ac.za


​​Organisational Profile

The Centre for International and Comparative Politics at Stellenbosch University was established in 1990 and provides an organisational basis for larger research and development programmes and projects conducted by members and associates of the Department of Political Science.

​The Centre is currently under the directorship of Prof Pieter Fourie (Chair of the Political Science Department, Stellenbosch University).

Cu​rrent research fellows:

Prof Hennie Kotzé - Stellenbosch University (Tel: 27 21 808 2404; hjk@sun.ac.za)

Prof Ursula van Beek - Stellenbosch University (Tel: 27 21 808 9344; uvb@sun.ac.za)

Dr Carlos G Rivero, University of Valencia, Spain, Tel (+34) 963 829 908; garancar@uv.es

​​Current projects and programmes

The CICP currently has four ongoing research projects:

  1. The South African elite study
  2. The World Values Survey
  3. The Unit for Human Rights Mainstreaming and Capacity Building

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