To be an excellent centre for Political Science and Public Administration learning, training, research and consultancy in Africa and the world and a leading regional centre in key areas of Public Administration and Management, Strategic, Peace and Culture Studies in the SADC region.
The mission of the Department is to advance the intellectual, public sector managerial and human resource capacity of the nation, the SADC region and the international community at large and undertake related research and consultancy activities.
We will strive to attain a high level of scholarship in pursuit of knowledge through honest means.
We will accommodate divergent views of staff, students and our stakeholders.
We shall promote and practice a culture of openness.
We will promote team spirit in order to enhance the achievement of our strategic goals and objectives.
We will uphold and promote a culture of critical thought and enquiry by encouraging open exchange of ideas, views and knowledge.