Contact Info

Phone: +27 35 902 6871

Prof IO Ezeuduji


Office A12, A Block Building


BSc Hons (UNIJOS), MSc (BOKU Vienna), MBA (The Open University UK), PhD (BOKU Vienna), PGDip Higher Education (UKZN)


Prof. Ikechukwu O. Ezeuduji obtained a PhD from the BOKU – University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences, Vienna, Austria. He thereafter obtained a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK, and a Postgraduate Diploma in Higher Education from the University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. He taught at the University of Johannesburg and Cape Peninsula University of Technology before joining the University of Zululand. He is currently Full Professor of Tourism Management in the Department of Recreation and Tourism, University of Zululand, South Africa. He teaches and supervises Postgraduate students (Honours, Master’s and Doctoral).

Research Interests

  • Strategic Tourism Management
  • Strategic Tourism Marketing
  • Tourism Entrepreneurship
  • Rural Tourism.

Professional Memberships

    • Member: ATLAS (Association for Tourism and Leisure Education and Research).
    • Member: TESA (Tourism Educators South Africa).
    • Associate Member: COMPETE (Competence Platform for Bioenergy in Arid and Semi-Arid Ecosystems in Africa).
    • Member: Mountain Forum Europe.


      Prof. I.O. Ezeuduji’s publications can be found on any of these links: