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Featuring CCIS Programs

Namibia University of Science and Technology, Namibia

Windhoek, Namibia (Africa)

Quick Facts

Spring 2020
Dates:  January 27 – June 12
Application Deadline: October 4, 2019
Costs:  $15,878 CCIS Member | $16,278 Non-Member

Fall 2019
Dates:  July 15 - November 22
Application Deadline:  April 19, 2019
Costs:  $15,878 CCIS Member | $16,278 Non-Member

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*Please note that there is a $400 non-refundable application and housing deposit due immediately upon acceptance.

Click here for the Namibia University of Science and Technology's Summer Program

Program Overview

Windhoek (Pop. 250,000) is, located in southern Africa and is the biggest city in the country. Students will take courses at the Namibia University of Science and Technology ‚Äčlocated in the capital city. It is an urban campus in walking distance to downtown. The attractive town lies in a beautiful valley bordered by the Eros Mountains in the north and the Auas mountains in the south. Towards the west, stretches the Khomas Highland to the Namib and the coast. Windhoek combines the modern city architectural style with that of the German colonial era. The city has a cosmopolitan flare.

The influence of the German language and culture is, in many ways, still present. There are German restaurants where one can have traditional German dishes, bread and beer, and even celebrate the German carnival. Namibia, is Africa, with its friendly, natural people, endless thornbush savannah, Mopane bushland, Makalani palms and Baobabs, with lions and elephants, zebras and giraffes, an animal world as rich in species as no other on earth. Namibia is home to the Etosha National Park and many other game and nature reserves.

To learn more about studying abroad in Africa, click here


Contact Program Sponsor and Advisor

Lincoln University
Dafina Diabate
Director, International Programs and Services

Questions? Contact me
Tel:(484) 365-7785

This program is sponsored and administered by Lincoln University of Pennsylvania.

Academics & Program

Namibia University of Science and Technology in Windhoek

Course Offerings

Courses are available in the following disciplines. The language of instruction for all courses is English.

Service Learning Opportunities

You can earn semester credit at social services organizations such as an organization for the educational development of the San (Bushman People), an orphans home, legal aid society, HIV-Aids support group or women’s support organization. Students can take courses and engage in service learning opportunity.

Credits: Various semester credits
Instructor's Language: English

Student Life & Housing

Student Life

The Namibia University of Science and Technology provides a full array of student services that are available to the international student. Student Services are designed to contribute to the health, social, academic, career, sports, cultural, moral, intellectual, and physical well-being of students. There are a multitude of student organizations and clubs. 

Game parks, beaches, hiking, balloon sky rides, quad bike rides on sand dunes, as well as cinema and theatre, museums, lectures and concerts are just some of the possible activities for students. Learn more abouto Namibia Tourism here


The program costs include housing and meals. Students will be housed at the Namibia University of Science and Technology on campus or and additional off campus housing. Off-campus housing is located in a quiet residential area adjacent to the campus.

Duration & Costs


Spring 2020: January 27 - June 12, 2020
Fall 2019: July 15 - November 22, 2019


Spring 2020: $15,878 CCIS Member | $16,278 CCIS Non Member
Fall 2019: $15,878 CCIS Member | $16,278 Non-Member

Costs Included: Tuition, fees, housing, orientation, airport pick up, overseas health insurance, transcript mailing.

Costs Not Included: Estimated costs include books ($200), meals ($600-1,000), airfare ($1,800), and personal expenses ($2,000)

*Please note that there is a $400 non-refundable application and housing deposit due immediately upon acceptance. 

All costs, fees, and dates are subject to change without notification. Contact the program sponsor to verify all costs, fees, and dates for this program. 

Please refer to your acceptance materials for information on arrival, orientation, and academic calendar. The refund policy is program specific and non-transferable. Refer to your acceptance materials for the comprehensive refund policy or contact the program sponsor.

Eligibility & Deadlines

Application Deadlines

Spring: October 4, 2019
Fall: April 19, 2019

Eligibility Requirements

Minimum GPA: Students are required to have a 2.5 GPA
Submittal Requirements: Students are to submit transcripts and one letter of recommendation for admission into the program
Academic Standing: Students of freshman through senior standing are eligible to apply
Entry Requirements: A valid passport is required to study abroad as in any country and Namibia requires a visa for students studying. Please allow ample time (about two months) to apply for your visa though Lincoln University

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