UNIVERSITY OF NAMIBIA (UNAM) 2018-09-27T10:29:30+00:00

Project Description


The University of Namibia (UNAM) is the largest and leading National institution of higher education in the country.  It is a diverse institution with a student population from 43 countries and from all continents. Although a relatively young university, it has grown to support a student population of 24,759 this year.

Academic programmes at the University are housed by eight faculties and five schools:

Faculty of Agriculture and Natural Resources
School of Veterinary
Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences
Faculty of Education
Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology
Faculty of Health Sciences:
School of Medicine
School of Nursing
School of Public Health
School of Pharmacy
School of Dentistry (2018)
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Faculty of Law
Faculty of Science
School of Computing
School of Military Science
These committed faculties and competent administrative support staff have earned the University a ranking of being one of the top African Universities. During 2006, UNAM was rated as the best higher education institution in Namibia by the Professional Management Review of South Africa and won a Golden Arrow Award. The previous year a Geneva based Foundation for Excellence in Business Practice nominated UNAM to be the recipient of the Foundation’s Gold Medal for Excellence in Business Practice.

As UNAM enters the 25th Jubilee of her existence this year (2017), it also prides herself for having responded positively to the call of our Government where it could.  To date UNAM has graduated over 37,085 students who are serving the country in various sectors of the economy with most occupying prominent positions in government and the private sector, as well as worldwide.

Some Key Facts about UNAM:

12 Campuses nationwide and 7 Regional Centres
24,759 registered students
Over 37,085 graduates
122 PhD Holders
36 Professors
288 Lecturers (Master Degree Holders)
44 Doctoral Degrees (PhDs) offered
58 Master Degrees offered
58 Undergraduate Degrees (Honours) Offered
27 Diplomas offered
6 Postgraduate Diplomas
3 Certificates offered


Tel: +264 61 206 3111