University of KwaZulu-Natal

University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) is a leading public university in South Africa, with five campuses located in the province of KwaZulu-Natal. It was formed in 2004 by the merger of the University of Natal and the University of Durban-Westville.

UKZN is committed to social justice and transformation. The university has a number of programs in place to support disadvantaged students, and it is also actively involved in community engagement projects. UKZN is a well-respected university with a strong reputation for academic excellence. It is a popular choice for students from both South Africa and abroad.

University of KwaZulu-Natal is ranked as the #6 top university in South Africa during 2024. This is the same rank as last year.

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2024 Ranking #6
University Name University of KwaZulu-Natal
Acronym UKZN
Year Established 2004


The university is located in Durban. Find the address and map of the university below.

Address Private Bag X54001, Durban, South Africa


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Phone +27 (31) 260 1111
Fax +27 (31) 260 2214
Website University of KwaZulu-Natal Website
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International Students Allowed Yes
Student Body Men and Women

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