Change the world

School of Economics, Development & Tourism

The Vision

The School for Economics Development and Tourism strives to contribute to the broader development of our region and the African Continent through relevant and innovative education and research. 


The Mission

Exemplifies the Nelson Mandela University's central mission aims of being an engaged institution and facilitating sustainable development within the province, the country and Africa more generally.

Provides high-quality but cost effective education at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

Provides relevant, and state-of-the art academic programmes.

Our school is highly research active, with a strong focus on postgraduate education.