Recent News

May 20, 2015

Annual Science Awards Ceremony

The Faculty of Science held its annual Awards Ceremony on the 20th of April, 2015. The event recognizes outstanding students and academic staff in the Faculty of Science, largely for their academic performances. The ceremony was opened by Prof. Chimwam …

May 20, 2015

UNAM HOSTS The 22nd International SPACC Symposium (SPACC) August 13 –17, 2015

The Society of Pure and Applied Coordination Chemistry (SPACC) Symposium began in Tokyo 21 years ago. This challenging event was pioneered by the SPACC fellow Prof. Yano, and it has since being held annually around the world. The Faculty of Science at …

May 6, 2015

Application for Admission Mature Age Entry

(2016 Academic Year)

Candidates aspiring for admission to any course of study for the 2016 academic year through the Mature Age Entry Scheme should now apply. The following conditions apply before being considered to write the Mature Age Entry Test(s): You should successfu …

April 24, 2015

German Student Writing Workshop

Students in the German Section participated in a writing workshop with their lecturer Ms Liebel in the second semester 2014. During this time they wrote their own “Lese-Novela” (reading novela) called “Ndapandula in Windhoek” The story is about a stude …

April 24, 2015

Speich Education Fund supports students of German at UNAM

The Speich Education Fund is a family run foundation in Germany that supports various projects in Namibia and individual Namibians in their education. For the academic year 2015, the Speich Education Fund gave for the first time bursaries to students o …


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.