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College of Law

Schools, departments, centres & institutes

The College of Law consists of the Schools of Law and Criminal Justice, the Institute for Dispute Resolution in Africa and the Centre for Basic Legal Education, the Centre for Business Law, the Centre for Criminological Sciences, the Centre for Foreign and Comparative Law and The VerLoren van Themaat Centre for Public Law Studies.


The research areas in the College of Law are bio-technology and medical law; dispute resolution in Africa, social security; crime studies, criminal framework for community safety; ODL; and international journal of law, society and development (multi-, inter- and transdiciplinarity).

Academic profiles

The College of Law has well qualified, experienced and dedicated academics in a variety of disciplines. They continuously conduct ground breaking research and find new and effective ways of teaching and learning.

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2016 Ismail Mahomed Law reform essay competition
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Posted 14 September 2016

Masters and Doctoral Research Workshop for 15-16 September 2016
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Posted 1 September 2016

RPL information
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Posted 6 May 2016

Prospective entrance into the attorney's profession - dishonest conduct
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Posted 7 April 2016