The University of Zambia (UNZA) was established by Act of Parliament No. 66 of 1965. The first intake of students took place on 17th March 1966. The motto of the University, SERVICE AND EXCELLENCE has guided the development of the University since its inception.
UNZA is situated in Lusaka on two campuses. The main campus is the Great East Road Campus and it is situated on the Great East Road, 6km from the town centre. The other campus is the Ridgeway Campus catering for the Medical School. It is situated on John Mbita Road, 4km South East of Lusaka, opposite the University Teaching Hospital.
To be a Provider of World Class Services in Higher Education and Knowledge Generation
To Provide Relevant Higher Education Through Teaching, Research and Community Service
Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons to read for the following postgraduate programmes for the 2017 Academic Year at the University of Zambia.
Programmes and Entry Requirements [pdf]
These programmes are available in ALL the Schools and further information may be obtained from the addressees given below or from Assistant Deans (Postgraduate) in the respective Schools. Candidates for admission to Doctoral Studies should posses a Master’s degree or its equivalent in a relevant field.
Research Affiliation Scheme
The Affiliation Scheme allows a researcher from outside the University and /or from outside the country to be affiliated to the University of Zambia for the purpose of conducting research. This is available in all Schools and the Institute of Economic and Social Research. For further information, please contact the Research Affiliation Officer at the Directorate of Research and Graduate Studies.
Method of Applying
- Application form
- Two academic references forms
- One professional reference form
Postgraduate Forms [PDF]
Obtained from the University of Zambia Website or Directorate of Research and Graduate Studies. Completed application forms should be accompanied by a payment of a non- refundable application fee of K150.00 for Zambians and US$60.00 for non-Zambians. Postal and Money Orders are no longer accepted. Money should be deposited into Account number 0100110272200 Standard Chartered Bank Main Branch Lusaka (making payment for application). Send the original deposit slip to the undersigned:
Directorate of Research and Graduate studies
University of Zambia
P.O. Box 32379