Our aim? Simple. To become Africa’s leading postgraduate school of architecture by 2025.

The GSA (Graduate School of Architecture) at the University of Johannesburg founded in 2015 with a simple mandate: to transform contemporary African architectural education.

Located in Johannesburg, one of the world’s most exciting and challenging cities, we aim to offer a world-class architectural educational experience to our students. We are the continent’s only dedicated post-graduate school of architecture and the only African school to offer the world-renowned Unit System way of teaching, first pioneered by London’s Architectural Association in the 1970s. The African continent is a uniquely challenging and creative laboratory which gives our students and tutors the edge in finding and exploring new ways to think and do work.