UCT Ranked in Global Top Ten for Development Studies
Study Development at UCT and you will find yourself ranked amongst alumni from the likes of Harvard and Oxford, according to the latest QS global university subject rankings.
Urban Safety short course a resounding success
Take a look inside our successful Urban Safety Governance for African Cities short course offering.
Apply for our Poverty and Inequality short course
Applications are open for our short executive course 'Understanding Poverty and Inequality in South Africa' running from 12-16 March 2018.
Adv Vusi Pikoli to co-facilitate Ethics course
We are open for registrations for our new Ethical Leadership and Public Accountability short course, to be offered twice in 2018 (May and June). Co-facilitated by Advocate Vusi Pikoli, it's something we're particularly proud of.
Applications open for LeAD Campus
LeAD Campus is our joint executive leadership program with Sciences Po, AFD (France) and ISM (Senegal). With week-long sessions in Cape Town, Dakar and Paris, it's a truly global classroom!
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Sunday, 25 February 2018
Take a look at our Alumni Survey Results

Our Alumni survey results were overwhelmingly positive. Take a look here!

Publication Date:
Monday, December 11, 2017 - 10:15
Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Opportunity

The Institute for Democracy, Citizenship and Public Policy in Africa at UCT invites applications for up to three postdoctoral fellowships to conduct research on political parties in East and Southern Africa (excepting South Africa).

Publication Date:
Friday, November 24, 2017 - 10:30
Professor Alan Hirsch on ISS Panel

GSDPP Director Professor Alan Hirsch will form part of a panel hosted by the institute for Security Studies on 9 November 2017, discussing how development aid can reduce poverty in Africa.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 16:30
MPhil students release working papers

Three of our Master's students have released working papers based on the research conducted as part of their final dissertation.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 14:30