Program Details

Polytechnic of Namibia in Windhoek Course Offerings Courses are available in the following disciplines. The language of instruction for all courses is English. The School of Business and Management Department of Accounting & Finance, Business Management
Location:
Windhoek, Namibia
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Fall Semester, Spring Semester, Summer

Program Overview

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 Polytechnic of Namibia 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.

Polytechnic of Namibia in Windhoek Course Offerings Courses are available in the following disciplines. The language of instruction for all courses is English. The School of Business and Management Department of Accounting & Finance, Business Management, Economics, Human Resources Management, Office Management and Technology, Marketing and Public Management. The School of Communication Department of Communication, English, Journalism and Media Technology, and Legal Studies The School of Engineering Department of Architecture, Civil-, Electrical- (Electronic- & Power-), Mechanical-, Mining-, and Transportation Engineering The School of Health Department of Biomedical Science, Environmental Health Science and Emergency Medical Care The School of Information Technology Department of Business Computing, Information Systems Administration and Software Engineering. The School of Natural Resources and Tourism Department of Agriculture, Natural Conservation, Land Management, Hospitality and Tourism Management 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.

Setting Description:
Student Life The Polytechnic of Namibia 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. Polytechnic Student Life 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. Namibia Tourism Housing The program costs include housing and meals. Students will be housed at the Polytechnic 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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