Recent News

June 22, 2016

Tertiary Education: A Synopsis

Endless Possibilities!

The University of Namibia (UNAM) consists of 12 Campuses and seven Regional Centres country wide. This outreach makes UNAM a truly community based institution. Our philosophy is to create industry leaders and entrepreneurs. We don’t merely train employ …

June 20, 2016

School of Veterinary Medicine

The establishment of a School of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Namibia was approved by the UNAM Senate in September 2015. Currently, our pioneer class is in their third year of study, having started in 2013 in a small Veterinary Department. …

June 6, 2016

Courses on Offer at Language Centre

The Language Centre is offering the following courses in Namibian and Foreign Languages starting from 11 July 2016. These courses are subject to minimum participation Registration: (All Campuses) 20 June 2016 – 24 June 2016 and 04 July 2016 – 08 July 2 …

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 …


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.