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100% online degree programmes offered in partnership with Astria Learning are designed for local and international individuals looking for a global perspective. The 100% online Master's Programmes strive to prepare students for leadership, management and executive management roles within their community, with the skills, knowledge and application methods to compete in the global market or start their own ventures. 100% online Undergraduate programme students can expect the same flexibility and excellence.
Texila American University Zambia offers industry standard curriculum that meets global demands, programs are based on current trends and technologies. The campus offers state-of-the-art infrastructure with hi-tech laboratories for Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry and Microbiology. You will work with internationally certified faculties trained in USA, India and UK and also benefit from great links with various hospitals for clinical placements. Texila American University Zambia offers quality education with a wide range of career-focused programs.
Established in 2008, the University of Africa offers programmes in the schools of Development and Management Studies, Commerce and Development Studies, Law and Humanities, Education, Engineering and Bio-sciences. It offers continuous registration throughout the year and a comprehensive electronic resource centre. The school is currently in the process of making all its courses available online as part of its e-learning initiative. The university is a private open distance learning tertiary institution.
Study Connect provides advice and assistance to students in Zambia wishing to study in the United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, China, Mauritius, Holland, the USA and other countries. The company gives straightforward advice on courses of study for private boarding schools right through to university degree courses. It also offers two vocational training course in Zambia. If you're looking for career advancement, Study Connect International is here to help!
Through its online platform, Unicaf collaborates with reputable universities in the US, UK and Africa to provide quality higher education to under-served markets. Current partners include the University of South Wales (UK), Marymount California University (USA), University of Nicosia (Europe) and Unicaf University (Africa). Unicaf University Zambia is registered and approved by the Higher Education Authority of Zambia (HEA).
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Established in 2008, this is an institution of academic excellence that believes education prepares students for a professional life and helps in the development of the country. Zambia Catholic University provides facilities that include computer labs and libraries with up-to-date books. The university offers courses on full time, evening and distance learning basis in accountancy, business administration, banking and finance, development studies, education, IT, ACCA, ZICA, journalism and media studies.
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This university was opened by the Jesuits in 1959. Affiliated to the University of Zambia and the national Ministry of Education, Charles Lwanga College of Education offers degrees and a diploma in education, as well as an e-learning program. Potential candidates need 5 credits, including english and mathematics. The enrolment is one hundred students every year. Charles Lwanga College of Education offers spacious hostels for male and female students.
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Established in 2004, Cavendish University offers the following programmes: Medicine, Education and Social Sciences, Business and Finance Management, Law and ICT. With over 5000 students, its primary goal is to ensure every graduate leaves as a more confident, skilled and knowledgeable person ready to move onto an exciting and rewarding career. The university offers quality and value for money education. Cavendish University provides high quality private university education.
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Livingstone International University of Tourism Excellence and Business Management(LIUTEBM) offers education at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, including the British PhD program in International Business Management. It offers undergraduate programmes in Arts, Tourism Management, Business Administration and more. The University's core business is to offer higher education and training programmes focusing on the tourism industry.
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Justo Mwale Theological University College is located in Lusaka and was established in 1929. The university offers the following programs: Master of Theology; Bachelor of Theology; short courses in Children's Ministry; Certificates in Christian Mission; and more. Its academic standards are recognised internationally. The university has a Booth centre which was built in 1999-2000 and has a conference hall equipped with a piano, TV and WIFI facilities. The centre can accommodate 23 guests on a shared basis.
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Copperbelt University is a public university that was established in 1987 to create a place for high quality education and training. The university empowers graduates to act efficiently and effectively in a broad range of civic and professional functions and activities, creating a place to which access is possible primarily on the basis of intellectual merit and of the ability to participate actively in its programmes. The university provides a quality environment for reading, with good access to study and research materials.
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Established in 2007, DMI St Eugene University has recently moved to a beautiful purpose-built campus along Great North Road, with plans for student and staff accommodation. The university provides quality education with discipline which leads to self - enlightenment and development of the nation. This university has a team of well qualified and dedicated professors as well as lecturers that ensure quality and a uniformed delivery. A fully equipped computer laboratory and library.
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Established in 2008, Lusaka Apex Medical University (LAMU) is a centre of excellence for education, research and specialised clinical care. It offers degree programmes in medicine, pharmacy, nursing and health sciences. The university offers distance learning degree programmes for working adults. LAMU was set up to provide an alternative choice for health and medical education for men and women who want to become doctors, medical specialists and other health professionals.
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Established in 2008, by a group of committed and experienced individuals who are both entrepreneurs and business management professionals. City University College of Science and Technology offers courses in the following schools: Health Science, Education, Business, Technology, Law and Social Science. The university underwrites qualifications for various affiliate colleges, and is itself affiliated to the Health Professional Council of Zambia. The university provides high quality education.
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Rusangu University is a private Christian university based at Rusangu Mission near Monze. Owned and operated by the Seventh-day Adventist Church, it has Schools in: Business, Education, Humanities and Social Sciences, Science and Technology, Theology and Religious Studies and Graduate Studies. The university offers programs that are rich in traditional Christian academics and values. This historic place is where the roots of the Seventh Day Adventist work are deeply embedded.
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Victoria Falls University of Technology is dedicated to the advancement of technological entrepreneurship in Africa. Located in Livingstone, Zambia, it offers programmes in the schools of Information Communication & Engineering, Education, Tourism, Languages & Arts, Business & Financial Management and Law. The university delivers very high quality academic products, consulting and research services. VFU is independent, co-educational, and privately endowed.
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Established in 1966, the University of Zambia is the oldest and biggest university in Zambia. The institution's main campus, located in Lusaka, offers programmes in the schools of Agricultural Science, Education, Engineering, Humanities and Social Sciences, Law, Medicine, Mines, Natural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine. The motto, service and excellence has steered the development of the university since its inception. A provider of world class services in higher education and knowledge generation.
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Located in Kitwe, Zambia, Mukuba University offers degree programmes in Mathematics and Science to both full time and distance learning students. The institution was originally opened in 1974 as Copperbelt Secondary Teachers College (COSETCO) and has developed over the years, with an enrollment of 1,200 students. Mukuba University offers degree programmes in mathematics and science to both full time and distance learning students. The university is currently undergoing rapid development.
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Zambian Open University provides quality university education through the provision of open distance education. The university is internationally recognised and is one of the leading higher education providers that offers quality education. It uses creative and innovative learning methodologies aimed at reaching diverse constituencies for promoting social and economic development. The university provides programmes that include undergraduate courses, postgraduate courses and speciality programmes.
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Established in 2007, University of Lusaka (UNILUS) is a private university that provides world class education and training services. In conjunction with the Copperbelt University, UNILUS has so far produced two sets of graduates at master's degree level. The university offers a wide range of bachelor's, master's and doctoral programmes. It provides practically-oriented programmes which are driven by the present and future needs of Zambia, offering full time, part time and distance learning programmes.
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Zambian universities offer courses in a wide range of academic disciplines at undergraduate and graduate levels and conduct research across the full spectrum of academic activity. They are active participants in scientific and academic activities and boast many prominent lecturers, professors and graduates. Universities aim to provide students with a rich and varied academic environment that ensures opportunities for intellectual development and the acquisition of professional knowledge and skills. They are committed to opening the doors and providing higher education for the most talented people and educating active and responsible specialists, who demonstrate the need to expand their knowledge and improve professionally. Universities seek that the quality of all forms of studies conforms to the modern culture and technologies.

Enrolling students from diverse backgrounds, Zambian universities provides a rich experience with students, faculty and alumni enjoying a unique campus personality and culture based on ambition, hard work, dedication and perseverance. They ensure that the balanced development and interaction of research in humanities, social, physical, biomedical and technological sciences remains their most outstanding feature. Zambian universities advance education, scholarship, knowledge and understanding by teaching and research, for the benefit of individuals and society at large. They interpret their mission in a modern context with a renewed focus on academic excellence.

A number of universities in Zambia offer a variety of distance education programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate level through their Electronic Resource Centre or eLibrary. Through these distance learning programmes, a student can take up a job anywhere or relocate for other reasons without interrupting his or her studies – even across borders.

Advantages of distance learning include:

  • Opportunity to learn at your own pace
  • You get to decide when and where you study
  • It doesn't matter where you live, you can gain a degree from anywhere in the world
  • A distance learning course often costs less than a full-time degree

Benefits of university education include:

  • University education prepares you for your career. You will gain the necessary skills, training and knowledge to enter your desired profession.
  • People who obtain a university education usually get better job opportunities. Employers in today’s world, seek educated, skillful and experienced individuals that will not only join their company, but also contribute to the success of the company.
  • A successful university education experience will equip you with a number of skills which include; communication skills, interpersonal skills and critical thinking skills. These skills may not be directly related to the career you choose, but they will definitely help you throughout your work life.