The Wits International Office (WIO) is strategically positioned to lead and facilitate all internationalisation facets of the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg. Functions range from attracting and recruiting international students and providing relevant services to them, facilitating the internationalisation strategy of the University, building and maintaining the University's international partnerships and collaborations and receiving international visitors/delegations.
The Wits International Office (WIO) maintains and seeks out new partnerships with other universities on and beyond the African continent. Through these linkages, and working closely with academic departments, the WIO is able to facilitate opportunities for Wits staff and students to particip ate in research collaborations and student and staff exchanges.
The Wits International Office publicises a number of African as well as International Programmes which are facilitated throughout the world and focus on different disciplines or research areas.
The International Office regularly publicises both short and long term scholarships. These Scholarships are usually for a specific discipline or target a specific research or focus area.
The University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg welcomes visitors from all around the world. We have been privileged to welcome the Prime Minister of Sweden, leading academics and minds from universities in the top 100 as well as hosting the pioneers in fuel technology, TOTAL .
EU-SATURN – SECOND CALL FOR APPLICATIONS for PG Students and Staff
Application Deadline: 15 March 2014
The European-South African Programme in Tuning for Regional Needs in Higher Education (EU-SATURN) project has opened the second call for applications. The programme will facilitate the mobility of M and PhD students as well as staff (academic & support) to the European partners. The partners include the following institutions: Rijksuniversiteit Groningen (Netherlands), University of Ghent (Belgium), Georg-August University Göttingen (Germany), Wroclawska Polytechnic (Poland), University of Valencia (Spain), Uppsala University (Sweden) and University of Newcastle Upon Tyne (UK). For more information please visit http://www.eu-saturn.eu/ or contact Nancy.Law@wits.ac.za.