The World’s First Free Non-Traditional University on the Internet!

Nelson Mandela University (NMU) believes that access to higher education is a key ingredient in the promotion of world peace and global economic development. It views higher education as a basic right, and believes that it can both transform the lives of individuals and be an important force for societal change. NMU believes that education plays a fundamental role in strengthening respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms, and in promoting understanding and tolerance, like Dr. NELSON MANDELA.

The mission of NMU is to offer affordable, quality, online, non-traditional degree-granting educational programs to any student who could profit by it. NMU is based on the belief that education is a basic right for all applicants, not just for a privileged few. The University works to open the gates of higher education to students anywhere in the world by offering its programs through distance learning and by making this opportunity affordable.

NMU creates a global community by making its academic programs, educational services, and employment opportunities available to individuals from all over the world, and by providing, learning opportunities that engage students and faculty from diverse backgrounds. NMU, additionally, expects its students to take responsibility for their education, and to pursue their studies diligently and with seriousness of purpose. NMU provides a high-quality, online liberal education suitable in scope and depth to the challenges of the 21st century.

NMU is committed to provide quality online educational programs globally at an affordable cost to students through an unique educational methodology.

The mandate of the NMU University is to:

  • Provide free, non-credit bearing, non-traditional degree programs to all segments of the society
  • Offer free, innovative and need-based programs at different levels, to all those who require them.
  • Reach out to the disadvantaged students who further do not wish to proceed to either a traditional college or traditional university qualification or Government and other jobs that require traditional degrees, but wish to only graduate to enhance their knowledge, upgrade their entrepreneurial skills, have new careers, increase their chances of employability, advance in job with promotions, improve their self, which could lead them to more money, more security, and a better way of life, by offering free programs.