School of Social and Economic Studies (SSES)

Welcome Message from the Dean, School of Social and Economic Studies

On behalf of the academic staff, the management of the School of Social and Economic Studies and my own behalf, I would like to take this opportunity to welcome you to the world-class premier institution of higher learning in the Republic of South Sudan. We are honored that you have selected us to be your traveling companion as you pursue your educational objectives. The school have developed a suite of programs to prepare you for the road ahead, and they are available through the School’s four departments as follow: the Department of Economics, the Department of Statistics and Demography, the Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology, and the Department of Political Sciences which gives our students a wide choice to tailor their career opportunity.

We urge you to make the most of this chance to develop a comprehensive understanding of the social sciences to become a top-notch social scientist. You might come across a variety of obstacles as you make your way along the road you’ve chosen, which could make it difficult for you to reach your objectives but do not suffer in silence, no matter the cause! because my administration at school and colleagues are devoted to helping you along the way. The socio- political and economic concerns affecting the world system are interconnected and becoming more dynamic, convergent, and competitive. Because of this, our curriculum reflects these facts. Through social innovation and socio-political and economic research, the school of social and economic studies exists to address these issues. The goal of the school is to introduce novel concepts that will have a long-term influence on both theory and practice in understanding political and economic trends. Research and market insights are used to inform our rigorous and global curriculum. We are dedicated to growing our curriculum, enhancing the quality of our research, and keeping up with the rest of the globe and the business community.

Generations of leaders who have shaped South Sudan’s and other countries’ social, economic and political environments have received training from the SSES. Our goal is to inspire and educate present and future leaders while producing graduates that will have a lasting impact among communities. We keep improving and staying competitive, putting forth graduates who are prepared for the workforce and doing important research. The future truly belongs to those who appreciate the beauty of their dreams, and the School of Social and Economic Studies at University of Juba is the place to achieve such dream, you are highly welcome to soar with world-class academics to enhance your social innovation.



  1. Department of Economics
  2. Department of Political Science
  3. Department of Statistics and Demography
  4. Department of Sociology & Social Anthropology
  5. Institute of Japanese and Oriental Studies -Upcoming
  6. Institute of Population Studies -Upcoming



  1. Postgraduate Diploma in International Relations
  2. Master of Arts (MA) in International Relations
  3. Master of Arts (MA) in Economic Development and Policy Analysis
  4. Master of Science (MSc) in Comparative Politics
  5. Master of Science (MSc) in Economics
  6. Master of Science (MSc) in Population Studies – Upcoming
  7. Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Political Science
  8. Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)  in Economics
  9. Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)  in Sociology and Social Anthropology


  1. BSc in Economics
  2. BSc in Political Science
  3. BSc in Statistics and Demography
  4. BSc Sociology and Social Anthropology
  5. Diploma in Economics and Banking

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