University of Pretoria - Research Review
University of Pretoria - Research Review
Part 3 - Researchers and research capacity

Faculties and research entities

Professor Nick Binedell
Dean: Professor Nick Binedell
(until March 2015)
Professor Nicola Kleyn
Dean: Professor Nicola Kleyn
(from April 2015)

Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS)

GIBS is based in Johannesburg and is the ‘business school for business’. Its focus is on dynamic markets in South Africa and the broader African environment through the provision of high-quality business and management education. In May 2015, the annual UK Financial Times Executive Education rankings again ranked GIBS as the top South African and African business school − this was the 12th year running that GIBS was ranked among the top business schools worldwide. In October 2015, its MBA degree was ranked among the top 100 business schools globally in the prestigious Financial Times Executive MBA Rankings.



Centre for Business Analysis and Research (CBAR)
Centre for Dynamic Markets (CDM)
Centre for Leadership and Dialogue


Enterprise Development Academy