Recent News

November 13, 2015

New Programmes 2016

Bachelor of Arts in English (Honours) (Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Main Campus); Bachelor of Science in Public Health (Honours) (Faculty of Health Sciences, School of Nursing and Public Health, Oshakati Campus); Master of Pharmacy (Clinical Pharmacy) (Faculty of Health Sciences, School of Pharmacy, Health Sciences Campus)

Film show and discussion on abortion

October 16, 2015

U-ART Activities in 2015

In 2015 U-ART shifted focus to sexual and reproductive rights and health (SRRH), this time the focus was on abortion and the sexual objectification of the female body. U-ART held a workshop on sexual objectification and a film show with discussion on a …

Eva and Anna (Welwitschia Nam Career Service) motivated the application workshop participants

September 29, 2015

UNAM German Studies career day inspires students and employers

On Tuesday, September 15th, students, employers, lecturers and career advisors joined forces to explore the world of career opportunities, student expectations as well as past and future experiences. The first career day, with the title “So you studied …

State of Art Microbiology laboratory in University of Bonn Clinic

September 21, 2015

A Benchmark visit for HAI & IPC team from UNAM-SoM, MSH & MoHSS

The University of Namibia through the Department of Microbiology – School of Medicine (SoM) has partnered with the Institute for Hygiene and Public Health of University of Bonn – Germany (IHPH) on a four year project (2015-2018) on “Reduction of Hospital Acquired Infections (HAI) and Improved Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) in Namibia”.

August 29, 2015

Student Notice: Registration for Graduation.

All students who successfully completed their studies during the first semester of 2015 and thus qualify to graduate are hereby kindly requested to submit their full-names and student numbers to their respective Faculty Officers via email. Student regi …


November 6, 2015

Temporary Closure of the UNAM Main Campus Entrance in Windhoek

Kindly be informed that the ENTRANCE to the Windhoek Main Campus on Mandume Ndemufayo Avenue will be temporarily closed to all vehicular and pedestrian traffic from 30 November 2015 – 30 March 2016. This is in order to facilitate construction and maint …

October 22, 2015

Courses on Offer

Sam Nujoma Campus in Henties Bay

September 15, 2015

2015 Rugby Champions

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.