Carnegie Research Commons

​What is the Research Commons?

A high-level research environment intended for use by postgraduate students at masters and doctoral level as well as academic staff and researchers at Stellenbosch University. 

It is equipped with computers, workstations and seminar rooms as well as areas for discussion and relaxation. The main aim of the Research Commons is to enhance the Library's contribution to postgraduate through-put and research output by providing a conducive environment for researchers, and offering services which directly support research endeavours of postgraduate students and researchers.
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Where do I find it?

JS Gericke Library, lower level.

When is it open for use?

Mon to Thur: 8:00-22:00
Fri: 8:00-17:30
Sa: 10:00-16:30  

Contact information


Tel.: +27 21 808 2623 


Tel.: +27 21 808 2125


You are welcome to send us any suggestions and comments about the Research Commons by e-mail.