Arts & Social Science
Welcome to Stellenbosch University

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​The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences provides a dynamic and interactive learning environment to its students focusing in particular on preparing our graduates for an ever-growing knowledge-based society and economy. Its research, teaching and learning, and community interaction focuses on the challenges of being human in a rapidly globalising world. It is our goal to not only become the base for training in the humanities in particular the Arts, Languages and Social Sciences, but to provide teaching and research that is relevant to the region, country and continent, and is internationally competitive.​​


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Graduate School is the umbrella structure for the coordination of research themes focused on Africa's development and administers doctoral programmes and full-time doctoral scholarships in the Faculty.​​​​ 



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​​​​The Partnership for Africa's Next Generation of Academics​ (PANGeA) currently consists of six universities on the African continent which forms a network focused on strengthening the development of higher education in Africa by creating amongst others opportunities for collaborative research and exchange amongst peer institutions.​​​​​​​

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​​​Dean's Concession Exam 2021/2022

Students seeking more information on the Dean's ​​Concession Exam 2021/2022, can download a memo with more detail here​. ​​​​​​​
2021 Second Semester Augmented Remote Teaching, Learning and Assessment

Click here to find out more about the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences' arrangements for Augmented Remote Teaching, Learning and Assessment for the second semester of 2021.​​
2021 Operational Plan for Staff and Students​​

Click here for a copy of the Faculty of Arts and Social Science's operational plan for staff and students with a focus on academic learning spaces (lockdown
Level 1).
​​​2021 Teaching and Learning Approach 
(1st Semester)​​

Do you want to know more about the teaching and learning approach that the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences will be following for the first semester? Download our first-semester teaching and learning plan for ​undergraduate students here.
Impleme​​ntation Plan 2020

​​To find out more about the Faculty's Language ​Implementation Plan 2020, click h​ere​.​​​​​​​