Virtual Institute on Poverty Related Diseases

27 June 2016

University of KwaZulu-Natal (South Africa) has joined the EURIPRED EXTRANET

The University of KwathZulu-Natal is a multi-campus, residential, teaching and research-led university located in the picturesque province of KwaZulu-Natal. The University has a proud and rich heritage of academic excellence.  The year 2010 marked the centenary of Higher Education in the province of KwaZulu-Natal – a centenary of scholarship, innovation and community engagement.  This vast wealth of knowledge production lies at the heart of the University’s success as one of the top institutions on the African continent.

At UKZN we are passionate about teaching and learning.  Our motto: Every Student Matters transcends the social, cultural and academic discourse across the disciplines. The University encourages and embraces diversity in all facets of the student experience. UKZN is one of three universities in South Africa and indeed in Africa rated amongst the top 500 universities of the world according to the Academic Rankings of World Universities (ARWU). The University is structured on a College model – each comprising academic Schools within which Disciplines offer a comprehensive range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes across five campuses – Westville, Edgewood, Howard College, Medical School and Pietermaritzburg. Innovative curricula, dynamic teaching and learning, state –of-the art laboratories and accreditated professional degrees has earned the University the reputation as one of the leading institutions on the continent. Research activities span the natural, biomedical, humanities and social sciences.