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Harvard’s prestigious Institute for Global Law and Policy and SU to inspire next-generation researchers

The Global Scholars Academy is being held by the Faculty of Law in Stellenbosch next week, from 16 to 20 January 2023. The programme will see scholars discuss topics in the fields of international law, policy, and economics. On Saturday, 14 January 2023, a one-day symposium, will serve as the precursor to the Global Scholars…

Newsletters 2022 | Nuusbriewe 2022

Please see the links below to the Faculty of Law newsletters for 2022. August 2022 December 2022 Sien asb. die skakels vir die 2022 nuusbriewe van die Fakulteit Regsgeleerdheid hieronder. Augustus 2022 Desember 2022


The Global Scholars Academy is a new collaboration between the Stellenbosch University Faculty of Law (together with the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences) and the Institute for Global Law & Policy at Harvard Law School. The Global Scholars Academy will be held in Stellenbosch, South Africa, from 16 to 20 January 2023. For more…

Student Exchange Agreement between Stellenbosch University and the University of Cambridge

We are pleased to announce that the Faculties of Law of Stellenbosch University and the University of Cambridge have entered into a student exchange agreement. Please click here to read more about the student exchange agreement.

Faculty of Law statement on incident at Eendrag Men’s Residence

The Faculty of Law is deeply disappointed about another reported urination incident this past weekend at Eendrag. The Faculty fully supports the statement of Prof Deresh Ramjugernath, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Learning and Teaching, “Notwithstanding extensive interventions and the latest revised residence rules that strictly regulate alcohol use in residences, it is evident that more drastic action…

Media release: Restitution under the spotlight at Social Justice Summit in Stellenbosch (11 & 12 October)

Media advisory issued by the Office of the Law Trust Chair in Social Justice, Stellenbosch University 7 October 2022   Restitution under the spotlight at Social Justice Summit in Stellenbosch (11 & 12 October)   High-level speakers include American philosopher Prof Olúfhemi O. Táíwò and the Minister of Justice and Correctional Services, Hon. Ronald Lamola as well…


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Intellectual Property Law Public Lecture: 6 October 2022

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Anton Lubowski Memorial Lecture | Anton Lubowski Gedenklesing

The fourth annual Anton Lubowski Memorial Lecture, celebrating the life of anti-apartheid activist and advocate, Anton Theodor Eberhard August Lubowski (3 February 1952 – 12 September 1989), will be held on 29 September 2022. The lecture is presented by Stellenbosch University’s Development and Alumni Relations Division, in partnership with the Faculty of Law and Simonsberg…

NRF Awards Ceremony: 1 September 2022

On 1 September 2022, the National Research Foundation (NRF) held its annual NRF Awards in Cape Town. The awards honour outstanding South African researchers. Prof Sandra Liebenberg, the HF Oppenheimer Chair in Human Rights Law, was awarded an A-rating. Prof Liebenberg was one of ten researchers from Stellenbosch University to receive an award. Click here…