Access to information


This manual was prepared to address the requirements of the Protection of Personal Information Act, 2013 (POPIA). 

This manual will be updated at such intervals as may be deemed necessary and will be made available at the HSRC’s premises and is available for download below.

The HSRC's PAIA Manual has been updated. The English, Setswana and isiZulu versions are available below.

In compliance with the legal Promotion of Access to Information Act (No. 2, 2000), the Manual of the Human Sciences Research Council 2020, is now available in English, Setswana and isiZulu

The Act requires all public and private bodies to compile manuals that would give effect to the constitutional right of access to any information held by these bodies and required for the exercise or protection of any rights, or other connected matters.

The HSRC Manual includes comprehensive information on the organisation, its statute, governance, structure, and how to access information.

The latest procedure manuals are available for download below: