DIRCO hosts selected students to study in Sweden

Loyiso Langeni

28 May 2015

The Department of International Relations is currently hosting students who were selected for a Swedish post-graduate scholarship programme.

The students chosen for this programme will pursue their Masters studies in fields such as Education, Computer Sciences and Development Studies amongst other studying fields.

Departmental Spokesperson Clayson Monyela said the programme offers 10 scholarship per year over a period of three years and will be funded by the Swedish Institute. This is in recognition of the centrality of education and skills development for the economic prosperity both for South Africa and Sweden.

Monyala added that the scholarship programme was agreed to at the 8th session of the South Africa Sweden by National Commissioner, which took place on the 11th of October 2014 in Pretoria. The commissioner is coached by South Africa’s Deputy Minister and Sweden Deputy Prime Minister.


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