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The Polytechnic University of Namibia
Windhoek, Namibia (Exchange Program)
Program Terms: Academic Year,
Fall,
Spring
Homepage: Click to visit
Restrictions: UNM applicants only
Fact Sheet:
 Lang. of Instruction:
English
 Areas of Study:
Accounting, Africana Studies, Architecture, Business Administration, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Communication, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Criminology, Earth and Planetary Sciences, Economics, Electrical Engineering, Engineering (General), English, Environmental Planning & Design, Environmental Science, Finance, Foreign Languages and Literature (General/Other), Journalism and Mass Communication, Management, Marketing, Mathematics, Public Administration, Statistics, Technology and Training
Language Prereq.: No previous language experience required (classes offered in English)
 Program Type:
Exchange
Program Description:

 General Information

University Name

POLYTECHNIC OF NAMIBIA

University Address 13, STORCH STREET, WINDHOEK / PRIVATE BAG 13388 WINDHOEK
Main Contact
Inbound Admissions
 
Ms  Susan Kambrude and Yolande Geises
General Background of the University The Polytechnic of Namibia is driven by the belief that development (national or international) is based on knowledge and knowledge management.
The Polytechnic of Namibia contributes to Namibia's development by providing tertiary technological career-oriented education at internationally recognized standards. The main objective of our curricula is thus the practice, promotion and transfer of technology.
Total Number of Students Approximately 13,000 students.
University Website www.polytechnic.edu.na
Study Abroad Website www.polytechnic.edu.na
City Website www.cityofwindhoek.org.na/

APPLICATION PROCEDURES 

GPA Requirements 50 % pass mark in  each subject
Foreign Language Proficiency English *Look At Polytechnic University's website for applications.

WHAT CAN I STUDY?

Course Information Engineering, Health Science, Humanities, Natural Resources and Tourism, Business Management and Economics and Finance.
Restricted Areas of Study None
Study Areas that require Special permission: Degree: Secondary School Certificate
Postgraduate: Undergraduate Degree 
Class Enrollment & Registration Possible on Campus and Online

ACADEMIC CALENDAR  

University Dates First Semester: February – June
Second Semester: July –November  each year

CREDIT/GRADING SYSTEM

 
Grading System
 
National Qualifications Framework (NQF) of Namibia

Credit Equivalence
1 NQF Credit = 10 Notional Hours of Learning (Student Effort)
3 NQF Credits = 1 ECTS

PREDEPARTURE, ARRIVAL & ACCOMMODATION (Temporary and Permanent)

Pre-departure, Arrival and Orientation Orientation given upon arrival
On-Campus Accommodation Not available
Off-Campus Accommodation Can be arranged upon request in collaboration with International Relations


MISCELLANEOUS


Compulsory Health Insurance
Yes
University Health Service Available at a nominal fee
International Student Support Available on campus
Disability Support Available
Counseling Service Available
Student Visa Required
Campus Map & Location
Information
Available
Student Safety Guaranteed on Campus / Country relatively safe
Social Media - Facebook Available on campus after hours through campus wireless connection
About the City Relatively safe, accessible  on foot from campus, clean and equipped with various shops and restaurant
 
 

 
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