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ISM in Cape Town: Stellenbosch University

Cape Town is the second-most populous city in South Africa and the seat of the National Parliament. In addition to being famous for its natural settings and several well-known landmarks, Cape Town is the economic hub of the Western Cape Province, South Africa’s second main economic center. It is one of the leading cities in Africa for successful Information Technology companies and has a particularly dynamic small business sector.


ISM partners with Stellenbosch University, providing the opportunity for students to take courses in international business with a focus on Africa and the emerging markets context.

Stellenbosch University is located in the historical university town of Stellenbosch, South Africa, amongst the Boland Mountains in the winelands of the Western Cape. It is amongst South Africa's leading tertiary institutions based on research output, student pass rates, and rated scientists, and is recognized internationally as an academic institution of excellence. It boasts the highest weighted research output per full-time academic staff member of all South African universities and the second-highest number of scientists in South Africa who have been rated by the National Research Foundation (NRF). It also has the highest student success rate in the country. According to the Times Higher Education World University Rankings, it is one of the top 300 universities in the world, and among the top 20 in BRICS countries.

Coursesinclude: Doing Business in Africa, Values Based Leadership and Sustainable Performance, Marketing in Emerging Markets, Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship.