The Botswana International University of Science and Technology (BIUST) is a Government of Botswana supported institution established through the BIUST Act (CAP 57:05) as a research-intensive University that specialises in Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM) at both undergraduate and post-graduate level. It aims to increase competitiveness, economic growth and sustainable development; address the shortage of skilled scientists and technologists; increase movement of skilled people across national boundaries; stimulate research, innovation, and technology transfer; improve society’s aspirations to improve health, wealth and well-being; address increased demand for access to tertiary education; and enable a more competitive and innovative tertiary education sector.

  1.  To deliver quality research with tangible applications & products that can support the needs of industry and society.

Measures: Research projects converted  

Field weighted research ratio

2.  To provide responsive (differentiated) programmers that will create excellent career opportunities nationally and globally

Measures :Graduate employability rate 

3. To ensure quality, academic excellence and the maintenance of high academic standards.

Measures : BIUST Ranking 

                       Student Enrolments

                       Graduation rate per levels

To be:  a premier research-based university of science, engineering & technology internationally recognised for the quality and excellence of its teaching and learning by 2023.

Botswana International University of Science and Technology’s mission is to:

  • Produce world class research and innovation in science, engineering and technology contributing to industry growth and development and advancement of a diversified knowledge-based economy.

In carrying out its mission, realizing its vision and in all its actions the University is guided by the following core values:

  • Equality and Diversity
  • Sincerity and Trust
  • High performance and Quality
  • Innovation
  • Quest for knowledge and understanding 
  • Academic Excellence
  • Research and Innovation Excellence
  • Sustainable commercial business mode
  • Building strategic partnership
  • Global reputable brand positioning
  • High Performance Organisation
  •  Operational excellence: governance, Risk and Controls

Contact Info

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(+267) 493-1000


Physical Address

Plot 10071 Boseja, Palapye, Botswana, BW

Postal Address

Private Bag 16, Palapye, Botswana, BW

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Botswana International University of Science & Technology