Welcome to the Faculty of Computing and Informatics

The Faculty of Computing and Informatics offers different specialisations and different exit levels. Our offering includes Bachelor, Bachelor Honours, Master and PhD degrees in various specialisations in Computer Science and Informatics.   We also offer Postgraduate Certificates in specialised fields. We endeavour to keep up with the rapid changes and evolution of technology. We produce high-quality graduates for both the local and international ICT sectors. We are further renowned for innovative projects and research. We have active research clusters and strive to solve national and international problems by using ICT as an enabler to societal digital transformation. We also consider community service as a priority. 

Our research addresses the needs of the country, the region and the world at large. The Faculty focuses on four main research areas: Big Data, Indigenous Knowledge in Digital World, Smart & Secure Environment and Digital Transformation.

We have the following research clusters: Indigenous Knowledge Management Systems (IKMS), Dependable Advanced Network Systems (DANS), Marginalised Community Development (MCD), Smart Communication Systems (SCS), Digital Forensics & Information Security (DFIS), E- Participation (EP) and Business & Policy Analytics (BPA).

Message from the Dean

Prof ShavaThank you for visiting the Faculty of Computing and Informatics website. Please contact the office of the Dean so we can be of help to you as you consider study, research or collaboration with us at the Namibia University of Science and Technology. Our vision as a Faculty is to be the leading enabler of societal digital transformation through graduating innovative leaders and advancing computing knowledge as well as digital media communication through excellent education, research and community service to the benefit of the global society.


India Namibia Centre of Excellence in Information Technology (INCEIT)


  • When and How to Apply

    Read more on the general application process at the Namibia University of Science and Technology.

  • Yearbook 2023

    The Yearbook for the Faculty of Computing and Informatics is valid for 2023 only. Curricula and syllabi may be amended for 2024

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