The vision of the Institute for Sport, Exercise Medicine and Lifestyle Research is to be an international leader in scientific research to promote sporting excellence, reduce exercise-related injuries and medical complications, and to promote health and well-being in the population through lifestyle interventions on a platform characterised by world class education and service delivery.

The main aim of the Barclays Africa Chair in Actuarial Science is to establish a centre of research excellence in the Department of Insurance and Actuarial Science. This will be achieved through the development of research by the Chair itself, through multidisciplinary research collaboration and also through the establishment of a strong postgraduate research programme.

The Forestry and Agricultural Biotechnology Institute (FABI) is a post-graduate research institute that was established in 1997, based on a recognition that the future of forestry and agriculture will strongly depend on the incorporation of new and emerging technologies into these industries. FABI scientists undertake goal-directed research, in partnership with major players in the forestry and agricultural sectors in South Africa and in so doing, promote both human capital and industrial development in the country.

An initiative that seeks to find solutions to hunger, food insecurity and malnutrition in Africa. Our problem-based cutting-edge research applies science to solving issues related to producing more food in sustainable ways, ensuring food safety, exploiting the health-promoting properties of foods and investigating the impact of policies on food security.

The Institute for International and Comparative Law in Africa (ICLA) was established as a research institute in the Faculty of Law of the University of Pretoria in 2011. Its main focus is on international and domestic law across Africa, but it also engages with international law beyond the borders of the continent, housing several members of UN mechanisms.

The Albert Luthuli Centre for Responsible Leadership aims to develop a new generation of responsible leaders, shaping local and international business practices and policies in support of social and environmental justice. Its strengths lie in its ability to harness the academic integrity of a variety of academic disciplines cutting across areas such as economic and management sciences, environmental sciences, natural sciences, law, engineering and humanities, to name a few.

The goal is to connect African scholars and their institutions for future interdisciplinary collaboration. The idea is to create a platform/network where African Scholars and Research Institutions can connect and work together to shape Research in Africa toward overcoming challenges

The University of Pretoria Natural Hazard Centre, Africa is a multi-sponsorship collaboration between the University of Pretoria and partners from the industry in the field of natural hazards and risk modelling. The Centre play a dual role of research and education and serve as a hub of information for the engineering, disaster management and insurance industries.