• Please Note
    Our telephone lines will be down from Wednesday the 26th of April 2017 to
    Tuesday the 2nd of May 2017. If you need to contact us, kindly email
    us on Thank you.

  • Call for Applications

    Applications for the MINDS Scholarships
    are now open for 2017

  • Research Publication

    The MINDS 2016 Youth Program Research Publication
    is available for free download.


The Mandela Institute for Development Studies (MINDS) is a continental institute that seeks to address the short, medium
and long-term development challenges in Africa