Physiological Sciences
Welcome to Stellenbosch University


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Our Vision

The Department of Physiological Sciences strives to be a world-class, future-focused operation that concentrates on excellence and innovation in teaching and research in order to enhance human development, welfare and health.

​Our mission

  • To pursue state-of-the-art teaching and training at under- and postgraduate levels to produce thinkers and leaders of society.
  • To undertake globally competitive research focusing on chronic diseases of lifestyle in a holistic approach to produce innovative solutions to improve human health and well-being.
  • To employ cutting-edge technologies and integrative models to investigate research questions of national importance.
  • To establish an enabling and inclusive environment to facilitate the successful development and growth of all students and staff members.