About Us

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Open Christian University (OCU) is a flagship institution of Open Christian Ministries, which is a registered Christian charity in South Africa and many other countries. The university is chartered to offer religious programs that aim to foster the integration of the Christian faith into all areas of business and professional affairs. It is duly registered under the Company and Intellectual Properties Commission of South Africa and legally empowered to function under the laws of South Africa.


A transformed marketplace by embodying the Love of God through the integral work of our hands and the truth of our speech.


To raise up and empower spirit-anointed marketplace ministers for their vocational and life missions.

We are committed to achieving excellence in Christian education for business and professional missions, and to maintaining international leadership in executive teaching. The university emphasizes providing affordable and mission-driven flexible higher education leading to bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees, through online and distance education. Our courses are open to anyone who meets our admission criteria. All of our courses require extensive study / research and self-discipline.

OCU also has various Affiliate Centers in many countries, providing an innovative online learning and research experience for students from many countries around the world. We also partner with universities that have programs with the highest curriculum standards contextualized to the 21st-century framework.