About Us

Botho University (BU) was established in 1997 in Botswana and has rapidly evolved over the years to become a leading multi-disciplinary tertiary education provider spread across 5 countries in Africa, namely Botswana, Lesotho, Eswatini, Namibia, and Ghana, with an additional Online Learning Campus. All programs offered by Botho University are approved by the respective regulatory bodies in all countries of operation. Botho University was one of the first local tertiary institutions in Botswana to be accredited by the Human Resources Development Council (HRDC). All programmes offered by Botho University are approved by the Botswana Qualifications Authority (BQA).

Botho University currently offers qualifications from Certificate to Master’s degree levels, with established plans for Doctoral programs in the foreseeable future. The university has over 4500 students and nearly 300 staff members.

In Botswana, Botho University currently offers academic programmes under four faculties namely:

  • Faculty of Business & Accounting
  • Faculty of Engineering and Technology
  • Faculty of Health and Education
  • Faculty of Hospitality Sustainable and Tourism

Botho University also offers a diverse range of short-term training programmes for in-service professionals and corporate clients. Under our Corporate Training Department, there are a large number of short-term professional development programmes, which can be customized to meet our clients requirements.

Botho University’s new 2023-2027 strategy focuses on the key principles of Vibrance, Innovation, and Impact making Botho University a dynamic and exciting place to be. Botho University is driven by the core values of integrity, excellence, and inclusiveness. The university produces well-rounded, entrepreneurial, and globally employable graduates with the attitude, knowledge, skills, and competencies to create value and drive productivity increases needed to catalyze sustainable economic growth. Our focus on quality has resulted in Botho University becoming a BOS ISO 9001:2015 certified institution aligned with the International Standard Organization (ISO), validating that the organization adheres to global standards of quality assurance.

With an impeccable reputation for quality in the market, Botho University graduates are leading the way in transforming the economy.