Guidelines on how to apply to the University of Zambia

The University of Zambia offers a number of Internationally recognized degree programmes. The medium of instruction and examination for all programmes at the University of Zambia is English.

Applications are therefore invited from all suitably qualified persons to study postgraduate and graduate programmes.

Available Undergraduate and Postgraduate Programmes are:

Between April and August application round opens and application forms for admission are available at Academic Office at a fee and can also be accessed online from the links below:

Method of Applying

All Application Forms must be obtained from the University of Zambia Website or Directorate of Research and Graduate Studies and undergraduate Application forms may also be obtained in person or may be requested for in writing from the Academic Office, University of Zambia and University of Zambia offices situated at provincial centers or be accessed online. Applicants who wish to send the application fee by post should do so using telegraphic money orders or certified cheque and not cash. The telegraphic order or cheque must bear the applicant’s full names and address. Completed application forms should be accompanied by a payment of a non- refundable application fee of K150.00 for Zambians and US$60.00 for non-Zambians. Postal and Money Orders are no longer accepted. Money should be deposited into Account number (0100110272200 postgraduate – Acc name: UN ZA Directorate Postgraduate) and (0100110273800, undergraduate - Acc name: UNZA Registrar’s Department) Standard Chartered Main Branch Lusaka. Thereafter, the applicant is advised to send the original deposit slip to the undersigned:


The Director Directorate of Research and Graduate studies University of Zambia P.O. Box 32379 Lusaka ZAMBIA Tel/Fax: +260-211-290258 Email:,,


Assistant Registrar (Admissions) University of Zambia P.O. Box 32379 LUSAKA Tel: +260-211-295220: Fax +260-211-253952 E-mail: