Africa Open Institute is governed  by a Governing Board,
and advised by an International Advisory Board.


The current Governing Board of AOI consists of:

Prof. Lize van Robbroeck (Chair of the Board, and Deputy Dean Arts, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)

Prof. Anthony Leysens (Deputy Chair of the Board, Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)

Prof. Stephanus Muller (ex officio, Director of AOI)

Ms. Ellen Tise (ex officio, Senior Director of the Stellenbsoch University Library and Information Service)

Dr. Pieter Grobler (ex officio, Chair of the Music Department)

Dr. Cindy Steenekamp (ex officio, Chair of the Higher Degrees and Research Committee, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)

Prof. Pumla Goboda-Madikizela (Research Chair in Studies in Historical Trauma and Transformation)

Prof. Shaun Viljoen (Department of English)

Prof. Lesley le Grange (Faculty of Education)

Dr. Hilde Roos (General Manager, AOI)

Chair of the International Advisory Board (vacant)


The International Advisory Board of Africa Open Institute will be appointed during 2019.


Africa Open Institute CONSTITUTION June 2016

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