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  • Maharishi Institute provides financial access, technological and materials support for students who enrol for studies with accredited international and/or local educational institutions.
  • The organisation does not provide education or its own educational qualifications.
  • The Institute focuses specifically in providing support in terms of financing, computers, materials, a canteen and other support services to students who wish to benefit from this support.
  • The Institute also helps South African students to get financial support to access industry related certifications and qualifications.
  • Maharishi Institute’s approach is to support students in their growth: intellectually, emotionally, physically, and spiritually.

Distance education programmes with which students can directly enrol:

Maharishi University of Management (MUM) is accredited and registered in the United States of America by The Higher Learning Commission in the USA and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. The University’s business programs (B.A., MBA, and Ph.D.) are accredited by the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE). Maharishi University of Management is based in Fairfield, Iowa, USA, and its degree programmes are offered via distance education.

Maharishi University of Management does not have a physical presence in South Africa, hence its degrees are not registered on the South African National Qualifications Framework and are not accredited by the South African Council on Higher Education. The university is not registered as a South African private higher education institution, as it is based in the United States of America. Maharishi University of Management's American Degrees will be considered in South Africa by the Centre for Equivalency of Qualifications at SAQA, the South African Qualifications Authority.

Local qualifications:

Maharishi Institute is pleased to have signed agreements to facilitate access to two highly respected South African educational institutions. Both these South African institutions are accredited in South Africa to offer specific higher education qualifications and are registered private higher education institutions. 

Regenesys Management (Pty) Ltd. is registered as a private higher education institution by the Department of Education of the Republic of South Africa in terms of section 54(1)( c) of the Higher Education Act, 1997 (Act no. 101 of 1997), and Regulation 16(4)(a) of the Regulations for the Registration of Private Higher Education Institutions, 2002.

The Da Vinci Institute is registered with the Department of Higher Education (registration certificate no 2004/HE07/003) and will offer their own Certificate, Diploma, Masters and PhD programmes in the Management of Technology and Innovation accredited by The Council on Higher Education. 

Regenesys is registered with the Department of Education as a private higher education institution, and offers the higher education programmes that appear on their certificates of registration.

The Institute helps provide funding access to enrol directly in these programmes as appropriate

Short Accredited Local Courses:

Maharishi Institute facilitates access to a variety of accredited South African partners at FET level, offering SETA-accredited courses, including:

  • Regenesys
  • Performance Hub / iFundi
  • Learning Resources
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