​SUNScholar - Institutional Research Repository at Stellenbosch University

SUNScholar is an open access electronic archive for the collection, preservation and distribution of digital materials created by researchers of Stellenbosch University, which are of great academic research importance. Primary digital materials include research articles by Stellenbosch University researchers, as well as completed theses and dissertations by students of the University. Secondary research material includes inaugural addresses, presentations and many more. SUNScholar is built using open standards with open source software for the purposes of long term digital preservation. SUNScholar is an online academic research information service of the Library.

To submit theses or dissertations electonically to SUNScholar:

These and dissertations are submitted electronically to SUNScholar each year during two graduation periods. Please refer to the help page for instructions.

To request theses or dissertations available in print only in electronic format, please proceed as follows:

Send an e-mail with the title and name of the author of the thesis/dissertation. You will be notified via e-mail once the document has become available on SUNScholar (please allow 7-14 days).

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