Economic and Management Sciences
Welcome to Stellenbosch University

Vision & Mission


Our vision is to be the leading research-intensive Economic and Management Science faculty in Africa, known for our excellent graduates.


Our mission is to develop ethical, engaged, innovative leaders who pursue economic and societal transformation.

We achieve this through our commitment to inclusivity, engaged learning, impactful research and meaningful societal partnerships.

The faculty's strategic goals and activities are underpinned by the following values:


We support the pursuit of academic excellence and service through creating an environment that inspires and fosters learning, scholarship, research and social impact.


We hold all members of our community accountable to always act ethically.


We are committed to redressing the injustices of the past as we work towards social justice and fundamental human rights.


We engage with one another with dignity. We believe that diversity in experience, ideas, language, race, ability, cultures, lifestyles and perspectives enhance our learning, research and social impact.


We demonstrate empathy and understanding towards all our stakeholders.​