Nelson Mandela University is the biggest tertiary institution in the Eastern Cape, with over 27 000 students enrolled on six campuses – five in Nelson Mandela Bay (Port Elizabeth) and one in the beautiful city of George. The university offers a full spectrum of almost 400 specific qualifications which is career-focused, academic-oriented and professional programmes – from diploma through to doctoral level. The university is based in a beautiful coastal city offering pristine beaches.
There are currently over 2000 international students from 86 countries at Nelson Mandela University. With the dedication of 23 staff members, the Office for International Education (OIE) provides comprehensive support, ensuring that visitors and students can feel confident that they will be welcomed and looked after during their time in South Africa. The OIE is known for being one of the most comprehensive Internationalisation of Higher Education offices in South Africa and has been in existence for more than 20 years.