About NUST


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

The NUST Library is not only physically located at the centre of the campus, it is also central to the academic activities of the university.

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