Our Campus

The University of Pretoria’s new Future Africa campus will be the place where Africa’s leading scientists and scholars from across the world and from a broad range of disciplines will come together to leverage the benefits of transdisciplinary research to address the grand challenges that face Africa and the world. Issues of critical relevance to Africa will be tackled: from sustainable development and good governance, citizen participation and human rights, to advancing innovation for the bioresource economy.

The Future Africa campus will provide a dynamic living, learning and research environment where a community of scholars and other societal role players will engage to advance excellence in scholarship, dialogue and impact.

Design Philosophy

Virtual Tour

Are you ready to embark on a journey of discovery and exploration? Take a virtual tour of the Future Africa Institute at the University of Pretoria. Nestled on a far corner of the Hillcrest campus, this postgraduate research hub is dedicated to tackling pressing global issues through transdisciplinary research. Here, students from all over the world collaborate, live, and work together, examining today's most complex challenges from various angles and fields of study.

But that's not all! The campus boasts cutting-edge research facilities, family-friendly housing, edible gardens, conference facilities, and even a film studio. So, what are you waiting for? Come and discover Future Africa today

Future Africa spearheads innovation by deploying transformative research, informing and supporting policy and public action for equitable and sustainable African societies, and inspiring science-based sustainability transformations elsewhere in the world.