Director: Dr. Donald Chungu, 

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Message from the Director

Welcome and thank you for your interest in distance education of the Copperbelt University. We are a dynamic university community consisting of students from all parts of Zambia and an increasing number of international students.

As a leading institution in distance education in Zambia, DDEOL is proud of its academic excellence and the contributions of its highly qualified lecturers and researchers in a quest to provide quality education to all. If you are looking for quality distance education and want discover and create new knowledge that will help make a difference in your community, then Copperbelt University is a place where you can excel.

Our degrees and diplomas are internationally recognized and are sought after in the job market because employers and industry experts know that they can rely on the quality of Copperbelt University graduates.


Why study with us

Join us and pursue the Copperbelt University Distance Education programs and you will;

  • Receive quality education that is globally competitive.
  • Acquire worthwhile knowledge that will make you stand out among peers both as an employee and as an entrepreneur running your own business.
  • Gain knowledge that will empower you to make decisions that will positively enhance your career.
  • Acquire knowledge that will respond to the changing needs of today’s world.
  • Flexibility: you can usually set your own pace of study.
  • Networking opportunities: mix with many people from many places.
  • Cost: a distance-learning course often costs less than a full-time degree. Payments are staggered.
  • Accreditation: nationally recognized qualifications.
  • High Quality: we ensure that the distance learning programs and qualifications are of the same high quality as campus-based programs.
  • Travelling: there is no need to travel to and from class every day.
  • No classroom sitting: you work from your home