Introduction to Namibia University of Science and Technology


To be a premier university in science and technology, preparing leaders for the new economy.


To promote national competitiveness by providing multiple opportunities for excellent education, applied research, innovation and service.

The Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST) is contributing to wealth creation through excellence in technology-oriented career and professional education and training, applied research and service. As an academic community, we continuously strive to produce enhanced economic utility through scholarly activities, as expressed in discovering, preserving and applying knowledge. 

The institution was established in 1994 through an Act of Parliament and is situated in the heart of the city of Windhoek, Namibia. On 12 December 2012 Cabinet resolved that the Polytechnic should be renamed to the Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST). Currently, NUST has over 12,000 students studying on a full-time, part-time and distance education basis. It consists of the following Faculties:

·         Computing and Informatics

·         Engineering

·         Health and Applied Sciences

·         Human Sciences

·         Management Sciences, which includes the Harold Pupkewitz Graduate School of Business

·         Natural and Spatial Sciences

Our qualifications are nationally and internationally recognised through a rigorous develop-ment and approval process including benchmarking and quality assurance. 

All our students are equipped with relevant computer skills and knowledge of information systems. Our campus has wireless connections in strategic places enabling students to use their own computers to access the Student Kiosk, Webmail and Internet. With almost 2 000 computers available in Computer Labs all over the main campus and regional centres, students can use these facilities to quickly access the Internet between and after classes. 

Contact Us

The Namibia University of Science and Technology welcomes all queries and suggestions via our contact page. For detailed enquiries please fill in our Advanced Enquiries form on the main Enquiries page.

Private Bag 13388 Windhoek, Namibia 13 Jackson Kaujeua Street, Windhoek, Namibia Student Registration Enquiries :
Centre for Open and Lifelong Learning:
Student Fees and Payments :
Fax: +264-61-207-2444 Switchboard: +264-61-207-9111

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