About Stellenbosch University Business School

About Stellenbosch University Business School

About Stellenbosch University-University of Stellenbosch Business School (USB)

USB’s vision, mission and values

Vis​​​ion: Globally distinguished as the business knowledge partner in Africa ​


We develop responsible leaders through well-grounded business education and research

Value com​​mitments

  • Integrity:  We are accountable and earn the trust and respect of all our stakeholders
  • Inclusivity: We celebrate diversity and enhance inclusivity
  • Innovation:  We foster critical thinking and application
  • Engagement: We shape business thinking and interact with wider society to promote the public good
  • Excellence: We benchmark against the best and exceed expectations
  • Sustainability: We act to ensure economic, social and ecological well-being

International Recognition

USB’s international standing is also underpinned by the following:

  • Link with Stellenbosch University: USB forms part of Stellenbosch University, which is celebrating its 100-year anniversary in 2018 and which is the top-ranked research university in Africa.
  • Partnerships with some 80 business schools across all continents: These partnerships open up opportunities for joint research and conferences, and exchange studies and lectures.
  • International memberships: USB’s memberships of various organisations in the international and African business school environment is based on collaboration and support.
  • Students from a growing number of countries: In 2017, USB’s students came from some 40 different countries.

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