The Namibia University of Science and Technology is home to more than 650 international students representing 32 countries and four continents (2015). This diversity in the NUST student body contributes to the international atmosphere on campus and exposes students to different cultures and traditions.

The easiest way for students to get to know new countries and cultures is to do an internship or to study in a foreign country. With a semester at the Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST) you have the opportunity to advance your studies and, additional to that, to experience African culture and traditions. Through our international Partnerships we provide world wide recognized courses in different fields of studies.

For more information about the Namibia University of Science and Technology, Namibia and Windhoek, international students can order the NUST Booklet from the contact-persons listed on the International Relations Department staff page.

General Requirements
Entry to NUST courses generally requires the successful completion of grade 12 with a total of 25 points on the evaluation scale. The Namibia Qualifications Authority (NQA) in the Ministry of Education will evaluate all foreign qualifications. This evaluation will inform prospective students whether their qualifications are at grade twelve level and conforms to the admission requirements of the NUST.

If you want to attend Bachelor of Technology classes you need to have a National Diploma, or an equivalent, and one year working experiences in your field of studies.

Additional Qualifications
Besides the general admission requirements, individual Schools and Departments may have additional or special admission requirements. You will find them under the Link of Schools and Departments or in the NUST's booklet for international students.

All students with qualifications other than the Cambridge School Leavers Certificate (either IGCSE or HIGCSE) should send the details to the International Officer.

English Language Proficiency
The medium of instruction at the NUST is English. International students must be able to demonstrate English language proficiency before being admitted to a course. The minimum English pass mark in the final grade 12 examination will be regarded as proof of proficiency.

Course Recognition
Prospective students should direct course recognition applications to the Registrar of NUST or the responsible Faculty Officer by the 31st of October of the year preceding the intended year of registration. Always submit documentary proof of the courses the be recognized.

Download the application forms here or Mature age forms. Closing date for applications: 30 October.

Information about Namibia and Windhoek can be found under the following links:

  City of Windhoek

 The Card board box


 Namibia Travel Guide

 Namibia Tourism Board