Recent News

GENMED technical staff and APVC of Oshakati Campus, Dr Paulina Uugwanga-Vatuva during the handover.

April 7, 2016

WHO, GENMED Donate Equipment to School of Nursing at Oshakati Campus

The World Health Organisation (WHO), with support from the European Union funded project PARMaCM (Programme for Accelerating the Reduction of Maternal and Child Mortality), handed over state of the art medical equipment to the UNAM School of Nursing, a …

March 22, 2016

Namibia Grapples with Food Security – As the Department of Food Science and Technology is awarded a grant

The Food Science and Technology Department in the Faculty of Agriculture and Natural Resources was awarded the Edulink II Grant. EDULINK is a networking project for Academic Excellence on Agriculture and Food Security. The project’s main objective is t …

March 18, 2016

Partners Rally to Launch New Offensive Against Malaria In Zambezi Region

With a remarkable 97% decline in malaria cases over the last decade, Namibia has made significant progress towards its public commitment to eliminate malaria by 2020. Efforts from the Ministry of Health and Social Services (MoHSS) and supportive commun …

March 18, 2016

New leaders chosen for UNAM MALTAS 2016

After a six month (6) long search the 2016 Maltas Leadership was announced at a glittering ceremony at the Arebbusch Lodge recently. The brief, yet memorable award ceremony was graced by the Honourable Deputy Minister in the Office of the Prime Ministe …


May 20, 2016

To All Students: Winter Term

Kindly note that the Winter Term will be introduced and implemented this year during the recess period.Kindly note the following:The Winter Term will take place from 20 June – 08 July 2016.Students who have failed modules during the 1st Semester Examin …

April 13, 2016

Standing Ovation for the 2016 PhD Graduates

On behalf of the University of Namibia, I extend a standing ovation to the PhD graduates of 2016. I have neither glittering words nor witty embellishments with which to praise them. The uniqueness and impact of this level of learning has implications o …

From left: Comm. Rauha Amwele, Prof Frank Kavishe, Mr. Christian Grün, H.E. Christian Schlaga, Prof Lazarus Hangula, Dr. Petrina Johannes, Mr. Michael Mwinga, Mr. Albert Engel, Hon. Dr. Moses Amweelo.

April 7, 2016

Unam Receives Equipment Worth 1.2 million euros – As Namibia Remains the Largest Beneficiary of German Development Support.

Yet again, the University of Namibia received support from the German Government, through its development cooperation agency GIZ. On this occasion, Civil Engineering laboratory equipment valued at 1.2 million euros, were handed over at a ceremony, at t …

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.