The Department of Political and Administrative Studies launched its Post Graduate Diploma in Security and Strategic Studies (PGDSSS) and classes were conducted at the Khomasdal Campus where facilities were upgraded to accommodate this programme as well the MASSS that resumes in 2014.
The Department of Politics and Administration Studies (PAS), in collaboration with the Consortium for International Management, Policy and Development (CIMPAD) of the USA, organized and hosted the 9th International Conference on Public Management, Policy and Development in Windhoek from June 23 -26 2013. The conference which was a resounding success was held at the Windhoek Country Club and Resort under the theme, "Pillars for Sustainable Development". The conference was attended by more than thirty (30) academics from the United States representing twenty (20) US universities. Overall, about 150 Participants attended the conference.