Our mission is to promote national competitiveness by providing multiple opportunities for excellent education, applied research, innovation and service. We would like to contribute to RNF’s mandate through research, training and awareness raising.

NUST is a premier university of science and technology preparing leaders for the knowledge economy.

NUST is a responsive university creatively meeting the needs of students, society and the economy through multiple pathways for excellent education, applied research, innovation and service in collaboration with stakeholders.

Excellence:  We strive for the highest quality in all our programmes, research, services and activities.
Innovation:  We recognize innovation and creative thinking, and value the impact of each member of our community.
Collaboration:  We actively cooperate with our partners and stakeholders.
Accountability:  We accept responsibility for our mandate and actions and will deliver on our promise to society.

Applied research should be focused on a few niche areas based on the needs of Namibia so that our institution achieves the necessary reputation of excellence in those areas and to provide synergy for staff development around those specific areas and to promote entrepreneurship in a knowledge economy.  
It is our goal, through collective effort, in-house publications and research seminars to make the necessary contributions towards applied research to enhance community engagement and attract international partnerships.