SPL (School of Public Leadership)
Welcome to Stellenbosch University


The School is committed to community-focused, nationally and internationally competitive academic and professional teaching, research and service delivery in the fields of planning, public manage​ment, public policy analysis, development and environmental management for the participative and equitable promotion of sustainable development. 

Consisting of different components, each with a distinct academic area of speciality, the School functions on the Stellenbosch, Bellville Park and Lynedoch campuses of the University. For our areas of speciality and the programmes we offer in each, see below. 

​The School has exchange agreements with universities in Argentina, the Netherlands, Germany, Sweden, Denmark, Italy, and the USA (Universities of Rutgers and Wyoming). European students often take semester modules at Stellenbosch for credits towards the completion of their degrees.​

The School of Public Leadership (SPL) at Stellenbosch University invites you to an Online/Virtual Open Day to showcase the latest innovative offerings in our range of undergraduate and postgraduate Diploma qualifications.

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