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Message from the Head of School

I welcome you to the School of Economic and Business Sciences of the University of the Witwatersrand.  SEBS is a dynamic school in the hub of the financial centre of South Africa. We offer undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Economics, Finance, Human Resources and Management, Information Systems, Insurance and Risk, and Marketing. SEBS is driven by innovative course development at both undergraduate and postgraduate level to meet the demands of an ever-changing economic and business environment.

SEBS is internationally recognised for research excellence of our dedicated academics who strive to be the forefront of local and international research. We also strive to offer the best teaching programmes.

Our diversity creates an environment where robust and constructive debate leads to optimal solutions of problems and challenges facing the economic and business sectors of South Africa.  In short here at SEBS we challenge and teach you to think.

Looking ahead, SEBS is committed to being a market-leading economics, business sciences and research-oriented School, as well as a partner in your success and academic excellence.

We welcome academics, researchers and students who would like to be part of this exciting environment.  It is our ideal that our students should leave our School equipped with knowledge, skills and attributes that will make them not only proud and competent, but also responsible citizens.

Professor Jannie Rossouw