International Students

Namibia is a country in Southern Africa and its western border is the Atlantic Ocean, it has a population of 2.55 million and is a stable multi-party parliamentary democracy. Botho University (BU) Namibia campus operates from Mandume Ndemufayo Street, Maroela Mall, Ongwediva. In the initial stages, BU offered five qualifications. The portfolio of programmes will be increased as the university grows and strengthens its presence in Namibia.

For International Students, Botho University aspires to be the regional hub of academic excellence. We strongly believe International students bring uniqueness to the student community at Botho University. An international student complement allows for cross-cultural enrichment producing a truly global graduate. At Botho University, the Student and Alumni Affairs Department (SAAD) is dedicated to international students. The Admissions department is responsible for international student enrolment providing all assistance in this regard from application to registration as a student. SAAD is responsible for the processing of study permits for international students and providing all assistance required by after they enrol and arrive to study with Botho University in Namibia.

How to apply?

Botho University warmly welcomes applicants from across the region to apply. International students can download the application form from the Botho University website by clicking on the following link: Depending on the programme of study, applicants will have to meet the admission criteria as specified for each programme and any pre-requisites required for specific programmes. For information on all our programs, please visit the website:



Fee Details

Fee details for all campus learning programmes are available on our website under the Admissions tab. The general fee policy is also applicable to international students.


Currently, Botho University does not provide accommodation facilities.


Public transport in the form of taxis is easily available. The fares are nominal and in Namibian Dollars (N$) and it is a safe and reliable mode of transport. Buses for travelling long distances and to remote villages are also available. The SAAD department may assist students with information on request, including route maps, directions etc.

On arrival to Namibia

On Arrival in Ongwediva, Namibia, a Botho University staff welcomes all international students. The department will ensure that international students adjust quickly and easily. It is the department’s responsibility to ensure that all international students feel at ease and can focus fully on their studies. Learn more about studying at Botho University as an international student.

Please contact our Admissions Department on: & +264817429938/+264818107423