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University of Botswana

Address: Plot 4775 Notwane Rd, Gaborone, Botswana

Description University of Botswana

  • Established: 1982
  • Location: Gaborone, Francistown and Maun, Botswana
  • Number of students: 16,000
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Type: state.

The University of Botswana is the country's oldest educational institution, founded in 1982 as part of the UBBS large university network. Botswana University is a world-class university, whose employees have developed a number of special teaching methods, conduct social, cultural and recreational activities that contribute to the full realization of the students' academic potential and their personal growth. Student-centered, intelligent, research and technologically advanced learning environments will provide students with positive emotions throughout their studies.

Among the famous university graduates:

  • Mokgwitsi Masishi - Botswana's current President
  • Seretse Hama Ian Hama - Former President of Botswana
  • Bogolo Kenevendo - Botswana's Minister for Investment, Trade and Industry
  • Patricia McFadden - Professor of Sociology, author of books and publications
  • Bridget Radebe - South African Business Woman
  • Siyanda Mokhutsiva - writer, publicist.

The university leadership welcomes research in the areas of:

  • Renewable energy
  • Culture and Peace
  • Indigenous peoples
  • HIV and AIDS
  • Of the Society
  • Economics and Entrepreneurship
  • Ecological systems and natural resource management
  • Health.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in University of Botswana

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  • Duration of study: 6 semesters
  • Age: 17+
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Forms of study: full-time, part-time.


  • Accounting
  • Economics and Accounting
  • Entrepreneurship and entrepreneurship development
  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • Management
  • Tourism and hotel management
  • international Business
  • Marketing
  • Finance
  • Information Systems
  • Business and accounting studies
  • Continuing Education and Community Development
  • Art and design
  • Preschool Development and Education
  • Physical education
  • Leadership and Management
  • Industrial Design
  • Industrial engineering
  • The property
  • Librarianship and Information Research
  • Computer Information Systems
  • Architecture
  • Construction machinery and management
  • Engineering
  • Cytotechnology and Histology
  • Environmental hygiene
  • African languages and literature.


  • Small study groups
  • Qualified teaching staff
  • The prestige of an educational institution in the country
  • A large number of famous graduates
  • Wide selection of undergraduate programs
  • Opportunities for intellectual and research growth
  • Bright student life
  • Internal financing of student projects and initiatives
  • Friendly attitude to international students
  • Modern logistics.

Equipment University of Botswana

The university campus consists of educational buildings, dormitories, libraries, cafes, shops. Particular attention is paid to the sports development of students, for which they are built:

  • 8,000-seat stadium
  • 5000-seat multifunctional indoor sports arena
  • Olympic size pool
  • Water center
  • Outdoor courts for netball, tennis, volleyball, basketball, handball
  • Amphitheater.

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Recommendations on when to apply

Language courses, schools and children's language camps Primary and secondary education - private schools Preparation programmes for entering universities - higher education Higher education (after completing accredited programs A-level, IB, High School) - Bachelor, Master, MBA
- we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs)
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program,
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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