- Windhoek, Namibia
- Program Type:
- Study Abroad
- Degree Level:
- Fall Semester, Spring Semester, Summer
- Program Description:
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 located 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.
- Setting Description:
- 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. Housing 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.
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