Zambia Open University:
“The University Without Walls”

Zambia Open University (ZAOU) is a privately run accredited institution in Zambia. It opened its doors in 2002 and it is recognized and registered under the University Act No. 11 of 1999 of the Laws of Zambia.


ZAOU provides quality university education through the provision of open, distance education. The institution is registered and approved with the Ministry of Education.

Zambia Open University

It has operational centres in Kitwe, Lusaka, Livingstone, Kabwe, Solwezi, Mongu, Mansa, Chipata and Kasama.

The University opens educational opportunities to many and enables students to learn or study at their own convenient times.

For a number of different reasons, most people cannot physically attend classes or find it more convenient to study at their own time; ZAOU is specifically tailored to suit that!

The ZAOU lives up to its mission statement which is to be:

“ A leading higher education provider using creative and innovative learning methodologies aimed at reaching diverse constituencies for promoting social and economic development.’’

Schools/Faculties

Zambia Open University offers a variety of degree programmes in its various academic faculties which includes the following:

  • School of education
  • School of business
  • School of Law
  • School of Humanities and Social sciences
  • Centre for mathematical studies
  • ICT
  • School of Agriculture

For Admissions And Other Information

ZAOU
Plot 7096
Unity Road, (Off Mumbwa Road)
P.O. Box 31925
Lusaka
Zambia
Tel: 02 112 14479 Mobile: 096 967 2965/097 761 23055/095 579 6867
Email: zaou@zaou.ac.zm

ZAOU Website

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