International students


ProDBA / DBA Research Internation​al Students

Nelson Mandela University Business School is situated in Gqeberha (formerly known as Port Elizabeth), South Africa as a campus of the Nelson Mandela University – the largest higher education institution in the Eastern and Southern Cape. It is home to about 25 000 students, of which 10% are from diverse backgrounds outside of South Africa.

We welcome international students from across the globe and currently play host to students from 56 countries.

All international student applications will first be evaluated by our Office for International Education before an assessment can start within the Business School.



Please contact the Office for International Education for the DBA fee structure on:

Please note: If you would like to apply for the DBA programme, international students are required to pay an application fee of R500.00 (non-refundable).