• Organization TypeInstitute
  • Staff251-500
  • HeadquartersNamibia
  • Founded1992

University of Namibia (UNAM)

The University of Namibia (UNAM) is the national university of Namibia, located in the Pioneers Park residential area of Windhoek. Established by an act of National Assembly on 31 August 1992, UNAM includes Faculties of Agriculture and Natural resources, Economics & Management Sciences Education, Humanities and Social Sciences, Law, Medical & Health Science, and Science. The University of Namibia is the only institution to offer a doctorate in the study of the Khoekhoe language 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 all over the Continent. Although a relatively young university, it has grown to support a student population of 19,000 this year. Academic programmes at the University are housed by eight faculties and three schools: -Faculty of Agriculture and Natural Resources -Faculty of Economic and Management Science -Faculty of Education -Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology -Faculty of Health Sciences: -School of Medicine -School of Nursing and Public Health -School of Pharmacy -Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences -Faculty of Law -Faculty of Science These committed faculties and competent administrative support staff have earned the University a ranking of being one of the top African Universities. During 2006, UNAM was rated as the best higher education institution in Namibia by the Professional Management Review of South Africa and won a Golden Arrow Award. The previous year a Geneva based Foundation for Excellence in Business Practice nominated UNAM to be the recipient of the Foundation's Gold Medal for Excellence in Business Practice. To date UNAM has graduated over 17,000 students who are serving the country in various sectors of the economy with most occupying prominent positions in government and the private sector. Some Key Facts about UNAM: -12 Campuses Nationwide and 9 regional centres Distance Education (CES) -Over 19 000 registered Students -Over 17 000 Graduates -122 PhD Holders -36 Professors -288 Lecturers (Master Degree Holders) -36 Undergraduate Degrees Offered -19 Master Degrees Offered -12 Doctoral Degrees (PhDs) Offered
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Careers

Staff at University of Namibia (UNAM) have experience in

Sectors

  • development
  • mining
  • child and maternal health
  • community
  • public administration

Funders

  • ford foundation
  • ec

Countries

  • ghana
  • namibia
  • south africa
  • mali
  • guyana

Skills

  • managerial experience
  • business development
  • international experience
  • with experience in conflict areas

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Company Offices

  • Namibia (headquarters)
  • Windhoek
  • 340 Mandume Ndemufayo Ave Pionierspark