University of Papua New Guinea

Posted on Thursday, October 25, 2012

University of Papua New Guinea has grown from strength-to-strength since its establishment in 1965 and graduated over 15,000 people, among them Prime Ministers, Ministers, bureaucrats, doctors, entrepreneurs, judges, scientists and many others from our own shores, the Pacific and other countries. UPNG has also assumed the responsibility of educating in excess of 15,000 students annually in Port Moresby campuses, five Open Campuses and 13 Study Centres.

As a member of the Commonwealth Universities, our quest for excellence and merit sees no limit. Academic programs have gone through reviews and match that of other universities throughout the world. University of Papua New Guinea emphasis on quality and continue to review quality of its programs in medicine, health sciences, physical and natural sciences, law, business, humanities and social sciences. University of Papua New Guinea live by one of our objective as expressed in the University Act – “to be dedicated to the pursuit, advancement and dissemination of knowledge, understanding and wisdom”.

Courses Offered
Undergraduate programs
Graduate Programs

  • Medicine
  • Pharmacy
  • Health Sciences
  • Physical and Natural Sciences
  • Law
  • Business
  • Humanities
  • Social Sciences
  • Bachelor of Laws
  • Diploma in Law

University of Papua New Guinea


  • Centre for Research and Postgraduate Studies
  • Centre for Teaching, Learning and In-House Training

Schools & Colleges

  • Open College
  • School of Business Administration
  • School of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • School of Law
  • School of Medicine and Health Sciences
  • School of Natural and Physical Sciences

University of Papua New Guinea

Contact Details
University of Papua New Guinea
P.O. Box 320
University Post Office
National Capital District
Papua New Guinea
Phone: +675 326 0900
Facsimile: +675 326 7187
University of Papua New Guinea Official Website:

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