The MIH Media Lab at Stellenbosch University was founded with the purpose to promote research in “new media” technology in South Africa.  In close partnership with MIH, the internet division of Naspers, the MIH Media Lab aims to participate in research on next-generation technologies that will influence the ways in which humans interact with computers, the Web and other forms of electronic media. Current research projects include Gaming, Future InternetConditional Access, Media Distribution and Augmented Reality.

The laboratory’s research is a joint effort between the following academic departments:

Prospective postgraduate students are invited to apply for bursaries at the Electronic Media Laboratory.