Recent News

June 25, 2015

Master’s Programme (MSC) “Biodiversity Management”

We are pleased to announce the 6th intake of the Master’s of Science Degree programme starting in February 2016. The Master’s Programme is based at the University of Namibia in the Department of Biological Sciences at UNAM. This interdisciplinary progr …

June 25, 2015

Mandarin Chinese 学习中文

The Confucius Institute at the University of Namibia offers Mandarin Chinese and Chinese Culture at different levels every year. Courses and levels: Mandarin Chinese from Level1 – Level 4 Mandarin Chinese course for the bank staff from 1 Month – 3 Mont …

June 10, 2015

Library Operating Hours 10 June – 12 July 2015

After the regular exams and during the Vacation/Recess, 10 June -12 July 2015, the Library will operate as follows: 10 June:08:00-18:00   11-26 June:Monday – Friday08:00-16:30 Saturday – Sundayclosed   27 June – 5 July:closed (mid-year recess …

June 4, 2015

Meet Newly Crowned Miss & Mr First Year 2015

This year’s winner of UNAM Miss First Year, Niita Shikongo, is a first year CA student at the University of Namibia with big ambitions of becoming a Chartered Accountant one day. She hails all the way from the small mining town of Oranjemund, but claim …

June 1, 2015

Language Centre: courses on Offer

The Language Centre is offering the following courses in Namibian and Foreign Languages starting from June 2015. These courses are subject to minimum participation. – English for Multi Purposes – English Intensive – Foreign Languages – Namibian/ National Languages


Vincent Shimutwikeni (UNAM SRC President)

May 21, 2015

UNAM Student Representative Council: In Defence of The College Mergers

On 7 May 2015, an extremely unfortunate and unenlightened statement regarding the merger of former Colleges of Education with UNAM was made by the current Minister of Basic Education Sport and Culture Hon, Mrs. Katrina Hanse-Himarwa. This statement can …

May 5, 2015

Appointment of a New University Registrar: Dr Francis Sifiso Nyathi

The University of Namibia wishes to inform all stakeholders that Dr Francis Sifiso Nyathi has been appointed as the new UNAM Registrar by the University Council. His appointment is effective from 1 July 2015, and is set for a period of five years. The …

Vice-Chancellor’s Message

Prof. Lazarus HangulaProf. Lazarus Hangula

Welcome to the University of Namibia, more popularly known as UNAM. We are a young dynamic University established in 1992. We have twelve (12) campuses and over 19 000 students from different continents. Despite our brief existence, we have risen to be amongst the leading institutions of higher learning on the continent.

We offer an array of internationally benchmarked courses that meet contemporary and future needs of society. There are a variety of courses on offer for most career objectives, but our flagship programmes are; Medicine, Engineering, Pharmacy and Veterinary Science. I encourage you to visit our list of academic courses under Apply to UNAM/Qualifications for a comprehensive view of all our other equally exciting programmes.