The University of the Free State is situated in the heart of the central region of South Africa. The University is an important centre for research and has close ties with a number of universities on the continent as well as around the world.
Quick facts about the University of the Free State:
-33 000 students
-over 4 000 faculty and support staff
-50 satellite campuses
-UFS is 110 years old
UFS has seven faculties that offer a full range of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, namely:
- Faculty of Humanities
- Faculty of Education
- Faculty of Law
- Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
- Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences
- Faculty of Health Sciences
- Faculty of Theology
NOTE: Office for International Affairs at Kovsies
The University of the Free State is home to 2 057 international students emanating from across the globe, as well as the African continent and neighbouring countries such as Lesotho and Botswana. Staff assists students, visitors and faculty members to obtain the maximum benefit from their stay at the UFS. If you are an international student that would like to attend UFS, then you should be in contact with the International Affairs Office.