Welcome to Stellenbosch University

Postgraduate Studies​​

      Registration at SU


Enrolment at Stellenbosch Uni​​versity


Admission to Stellenbosch University is subject to a formal application being approved by the respective department.


Registration normally takes place in January of each year, with some Master's and doctoral programmes permitting second semester registrations in July of the academic year. Registration information for all new postgraduate students is available via our downloadable Welcome and Orientation Postgraduate Studies Guide.

​All students must ensure that they adhere to all requirements before commencing with registration and present the following supporting documentation upon arrival:

  • Proof of payment/ funding;
  • Proof of admission letter (issued by the responsible faculty/departmental administrator);
  • Proof of original academic transcripts and accompanying degree certificates (excluding qualifications previously or currently obtained from Stellenbosch University).



Registration information for
all new postgraduate students

​Welcome & Orientation Guide


Registration dates
and schedule

Registration Sche​dule​​​​​​


Required Documentation



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