The University of Lusaka (UNILUS) is a modern private university established under the University Act No. 11 of 1999 repealed as the Higher Education Act No. 4 of 2013. The University commenced its operations in 2007, initially as Institute of Corporate Training and Research (ICTAR) and served as sorrage of the Masters Degree programmes offered by the Copperbelt University.
In 2008, the University of Lusaka introduced its Bachelor’s Degree programmes in partnership with the Copperbelt University and in 2009 began offering its own programmes. Following this auspicious beginning, the University now offers a wide-range of programmes at Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral levels.
Today, the total number of UNILUS students has risen to over 5,000 from 71 students in 2007 when the University opened. The University has grown from strength to strength and now has over 1000 Master’s students and over 60 PhD students from various parts of the region. This is a great achievement for a private University that has only been in existence for less than 10 years.
ed with value adding research in the public and private sectors.
To fulfil the ever growing demand for employable human capital in various industries through continuous interaction with employers, focusing on research and regular update of our tailor made programmes whilst equipping this human capital with cutting edge skills, knowledge and information.
To be a benchmark University for professional and academic training coupled with value adding research in the public and private sectors.
The University of Lusaka (UNILUS) offers a diverse range of unique Undergraduate and Postgraduate programmes with rich and relevant curricula designed to meet the ever changing needs of business, government and society. UNILUS schools include; Business and Management, Law Health Sciences and Education, Social Sciences & Technology. The University also has the School of Postgraduate studies which offer Masters and Doctorate programs. The University has two semesters in a year, the January and June semesters.