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University of Namibia

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The University of Namibia (UNAM) is the largest and leading National institution of higher education in the country. It is a diverse institution with a student population from 43 countries and from all continents. Although a relatively young university, it has grown to support a student population of 24,759 this year.

Academic programmes at the University are housed in eight faculties and eight schools, namely:

  • Faculty of Agriculture and Natural Resources o School of Veterinary
  • Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences
  • Faculty of Education
  • Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology
  • Faculty of Health Sciences:
    School of Medicine
    School of Nursing
    School of Public Health
    School of Pharmacy
    School of Dentistry (2018)
  • Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Faculty of Law
  • Faculty of Science
    School of Computing
    School of Military Science

These committed faculties and competent administrative support staff have earned the University a ranking of being one of the top African Universities. As UNAM enters the 25th Jubilee of her existence this year (2017), it also prides herself for having responded positively to the call of our Government where it could. To date UNAM has graduated over 37,085 students who are serving the country in various sectors of the economy with most occupying prominent positions in government and the private sector, as well as worldwide.

Additional information about UNAM is available here.