Start main page content

Wits School of Governance

Welcome to the Wits School of Governance (WSG), a place where we focus on building capacity for governance. We seek ways of getting to grips with the wicked problems that beset governance in South Africa whether at local, provincial, national, or continental levels. The WSG is the leading regional institution in the arena of governance, policy and development management for the public sector.


 Academic programmes:

Application closing dates for Postgraduate Diploma in Management and Master of Management programmes: 30 November 2017.

You can also submit applications for our PhD and Masters by Dissertation programmes.

Application closing dates for PhD and Masters by Dissertation programmes extended until 31 October 2017.

For full list of criteria, please visit: 

Apply online:

For more details, please e-mail: or call Zibusiso Manzini-Moyo on (011) 717-3505.



Giving to Wits

School of Public Health Building

Whether you invest in a promising young student, or contribute towards vital research or new buildings and facilities – giving to Wits brings great personal satisfaction and lasting results you can be proud of for years to come.

Give to Wits