DMI St. Eugene University

DMI St. Eugene University
Established2007; 15 years ago (2007)
ChancellorJesuadimai Emmanuel Arulraj
15°17′40″S 28°16′09″E / 15.29444°S 28.26917°E / -15.29444; 28.26917Coordinates: 15°17′40″S 28°16′09″E / 15.29444°S 28.26917°E / -15.29444; 28.26917

DMI–St. Eugene university is a multi-campus private university in Zambia, that is affiliated with the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Lusaka. The university is administered by the Daughters of Mary Immaculate.[1]


The university maintains three campuses:[1] The first campus to be established is the Lusaka Campus, also referred to as the Woodlands Campus. It is located approximately 15 kilometres (9 mi), north of the central business district of Lusaka, the nation's capital city, along the T2 Road.[2]

The second campus is in the town of Chibombo, approximately 100 kilometres (62 mi), by road, north of Lusaka, also along the T2 Road.[3]

The third campus is located in the eastern city of Chipata, approximately 568 kilometres (353 mi), by road, east of Lusaka, close to the international border with the Republic of Malawi.[4]


It is named after Saint Eugène de Mazenod. It offers diplomas, bachelor's and master's degrees as well as research programmes. The Very Reverend Father Dr. Dr.Jesuadimai Emmanuel Arulraj (J.E. Arul Raj), the founder and Chairman of the DMI-Group of Institutions, serves as the Chancellor of the university. The university is recognised and is accredited by the Zambia Ministry of Higher Education. It started to function as a university in 2007.[5]

The university is affiliated with other institutions of learning in the DMI Group of Institutions, in other countries, including India, Tanzania, Malawi and South Sudan.[1]


In 2014, the university signed a contract with the Zambian government, and is participating in a nationwide Zambian government programme to train 2,000 mathematics and science teachers.[6][7] The university is also participating in upgrading the qualifications of elementary and secondary educators in Zambia.[8]


Diploma courses

The following diploma courses are on offer, as of May 2020.[9]

  • Diploma in Computer Science
  • Diploma in Hardware and Networking
  • Diploma in Information Technology
  • Diploma in Animation and Multimedia
  • Diploma in Secondary Education
  • Diploma in Business Administration
  • Diploma in Sales and Marketing
  • Diploma in Banking and Finance
  • Diploma in Accounting and Finance
  • Diploma in Monitoring and Evaluation

Undergraduate courses

The undergraduate courses on offer include the following.[9]

Postgraduate courses

The following postgraduate courses are on offer at the university as of May 2020.[10]

See also


  1. ^ a b c DMI St. Eugene University (11 May 2020). "Prospectus of DMI St. Eugene University, Zambia" (PDF). Lusaka: DMI St. Eugene University. Retrieved 11 May 2020.
  2. ^ Google (11 May 2020). "Distance Between Downtown Lusaka And DMI St. Eugene University Lusaka Campus, Lusaka Zambia" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 11 May 2020.
  3. ^ Google (11 May 2020). "Distance Between Lusaka, Zambia And Chibombo, Zambia" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 11 May 2020.
  4. ^ Google (11 May 2020). "Distance Between Lusaka And Chipata, In Zambia" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 11 May 2020.
  5. ^ (May 2020). "Overview of DMI St. Eugene University, Zambia". Retrieved 11 May 2020.
  6. ^ Mwale Chimwemwe (6 October 2014). "Reflections on World Teachers' Day" (Cached from the original on 21 April 2020). Zambia Daily Mail. Lusaka. Retrieved 11 May 2020.
  7. ^ Hildah Lumba (27 January 2014). "Deal To Upgrade 2,000 Teachers Signed" (Cashed from the original on 1 April 2020). Times of Zambia. Lusaka. Retrieved 11 May 2020.
  8. ^ Lusaka Times (7 May 2015). "Government has launched a fast track program to train Mathematics Teachers". Lusaka Times. Retrieved 11 May 2020.
  9. ^ a b EAFinder (12 May 2020). "List of Undergraduate Courses Offered at DMI St. Eugene University, Zambia". Retrieved 12 May 2012.
  10. ^ EAFinder (12 May 2020). "List of Postgraduate Courses Offered at DMI St. Eugene University, Zambia". Retrieved 12 May 2012.

External links

  • Official Website
  • ‘They’ve Got Class!’: A policy research report on Zambian teachers’ attitudes to their own profession As of 2001.
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