The Catholic University of Malawi

Centre of Excellence for Quality Holistic Education

The Catholic University of Malawi is a fast-growing and dynamic institution of higher learning accredited by the National Council for Higher Education (NCHE) to offer Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates in various fields of learning. It was established by the Episcopal Conference of Malawi (ECM) on October 16, 2004 and officially opened its doors in 2006.

The Mission of the Catholic University of Malawi is to contribute to the integral development of the nation through vocational training, academic courses and research activities that are tailored to meet critical needs of the nation and the Church. The institution is built on the bedrock Catholic education tradition that has shaped the academic landscape across the globe. 

Student Life

With more than 30 student associations our students have a wide range of option to ensure their social developement
We have a strong alumni society whose impact has been far reaching
We have all the recreational facilities to keep you healthy and fit
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2022 Prospectus

We are pleased to release our 2022 Prospectus.

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2023 Weekend/Part-time Selection List

Upcoming Events


14-17 Feb


Orientation of First-Year Students

13 Jan


Arrival of First-Year Students.

Oral Interviews for Nursing and Midwifery Students.


24 Feb

Management Meeting

10 Feb


End of Intensive Lectures (Main Campus) Weekend Programme

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Management Team

The Vice Chancellor

The Vice Chancellor
Rev. Dr. George Buleya

The Director of Academic Affairs
Rev. Dr. Wilfred Sumani SJ

The University Registrar
Mr Francis Nkhoma

Mr Chawinga

The Director of Finance
Mr Fredrick Chawinga

The University Top Management Team

Management Team

Rev. Fr. Dr. George Buleya


Rev. Fr. Dr. Wilfred Sumani SJ

Director of Academic Affairs

Mr Francis Vincent Nkhoma

University Registrar

Mr Chawinga
Mr Fredrick Lyopilyo Chawinga

Director of Finance

In our 16 years of existence a lot has been achieved.

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