University Of Bahr el Ghazal

College Of Economic & Social Studies

College of Ecomonic and Social Studies (CESS) is a college for students who wish to pursue a career in economics, business administration, finance, marketing, information technology and management. It also has an MBA program that aims at preparing students for careers in academia or corporate world.


The College started as College of Economics & Rural Development established in the year 2003, with only two Departments: Department of Economics and Department of Rural Development. In 2005, the Senate created five more departments namely: Department of Accounting, Department of Business Administration, and Department of Political Science, Department of Statistics & Demography and Department of Sociology & Social Anthropology and the name of the College was changed to College of Economics &Social Studies. The College offered degree programme of four years in the above specializations.

Since its inception in 2003, the College has graduated ten Batches in Department of Economics & Department of Rural development and eight batches in the other five departments.


The College of Ecomonic and Social Studies offers a wide range of courses to educate students in all aspects of economics, finance and business. The college also offers degrees in accounting, marketing, and management.

Students can pursue a bachelor’s degree from the college or choose among several associate degrees in subjects like business administration, finance and accounting. Students who pursue an associate degree will be able to transfer the credits towards their bachelor’s degree at any other university. The college offers a wide range of graduate programs including master’s degrees in area such as accounting, finance, economics and management information systems.

Vision and Mission Of the college

Our vision is to be recognized as one of the best and leading College of Economics and Social Studies in quality teaching and research nationally, regionally and internationally.

The College strive to develop academic programmes that meet the ever changing market demands and to train qualified and professionals who will reform and address the mounting socio-economic and developmental challenges in South Sudan and the region.

Career Opportunities

We are an institute that offers career opportunity to students of the College of Economic and Social Studies at University of Bahr El Ghazal. We offer a wide range of courses that help students advance their careers in the field they’re interested in. These courses include:


-Business Administration

-Computer Science


We want to express our gratitude to all those who contributed their support and prayers to this cause, including the teachers and students of the College. We wish them all success in their academic pursuits, as well as in their future careers.

Departments of the College

The Proposed departments of the College of Economic and Social Studies are as follows

  1. Department of Accounting and Finance


  1. Department of Business Administration

  2. Department of Economics

  3. Department of Political Science

  4. Department of Rural Development
  5. Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology

  6. Department of Statistics & Demography

Program Objectives

  • impart knowledge and skills through its academic programmes in social sciences;
  • train human resources for the region and national development;
  • promote scientific research through graduate studies and specialized training;
  • promote human development through research on social, economic, political, and cultural aspects of people in South Sudan; and
  • render advice, consultancy, and services to institutions and communities in the Republic of South Sudan.
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