African Center for Cities

ACC
Cape Town, South Africa

The African Centre for Cities (ACC) is an interdisciplinary research and teaching programme focused on quality scholarship regarding the dynamics of unsustainable urbanisation processes in Africa, with an eye on identifying systemic responses.

Contact details

Website:
https://www.africancentreforcities.net/

Address:
University of Cape Town, Rondebosch, 7701-South Africa

Country:
South Africa

Sub-region:
Southern Africa

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Africa, Global South
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
University institute/center
Institutional affiliations
University
Year founded
2007
Age (years)
African Center for Cities
 17
South Africa average
 29
Global average
 32
Founded by
Founders: Professor Edgar Pieterse
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2023): Edgar Pieterse
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2022): Edgar Pieterse
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2021): Edgar Pieterse
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2023
African Center for Cities
 56
South Africa average
 28
Global average
 66
2021
African Center for Cities
 32
% Female staff
2023
African Center for Cities
 62%
South Africa average
 25%
Global average
 50%
2021
African Center for Cities
 56%

Organisational performance

Publications
2022
African Center for Cities
 25
South Africa average
 32
Global average
 65
2020
African Center for Cities
 18
2019
African Center for Cities
 31

Social

Likes (2023)
African Center for Cities
 3,000
South Africa average
 18,900
Global average
 27,094
Likes (2022)
African Center for Cities
 2,852
Likes (2021)
African Center for Cities
 2,698
Twitter
Followers (2023)
African Center for Cities
 8,594
South Africa average
 10,460
Global average
 28,979
Followers (2022)
African Center for Cities
 7,477
Followers (2021)
African Center for Cities
 6,231
Subscribers (2023)
African Center for Cities
 515
South Africa average
 2,876
Global average
 6,305
Subscribers (2022)
African Center for Cities
 384
Subscribers (2021)
African Center for Cities
 305

Data notes

Last updated: 08/05/2023
Rating of data accuracy (find out more) : Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website
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