Central Christian University

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Central Christian University (CCU) is a Research-Based Private-Not-Profit University dedicated to provide Open and Distance Learning programmes in Malawi and beyond. The University is duly registered with the Registrar of Companies under the Companies Act (No.19 of 1984) with Certificate of incorporation No. 14634. Hon Dr. Osman Nyakuleha founded Central Christian University formerly known as Christian College of Education in September 2013. CCU is located in the commercial City of Blantyre, and our main campus is situated at the Baptist Convention of Malawi at Chichiri – next to Kamuzu stadium, where face-to-face lessons are conducted during weekends i.e. Saturdays and Sundays.The University was founded to fill a niche in the market of tertiary education which is to strengthen the linkage between universities-industries through research and development activities in Malawi and beyond. CCU realizes that higher education institutions are widely recognized as essential contributors to economic development through their role in producing the knowledge, skills, and innovations needed to drive their respective national economies. In today’s knowledge-based economies, research and development (R&D) is seen as key to economic growth and competitivenessThere is therefore a need to create a strong interface between this educational sub-sector and the productive sector that requires the skills and knowledge of graduates from universities and other higher educational institutions in their enterprises to increase productivity. In addition to producing work-ready graduates for the job market, universities, also play a pivotal role in conducting research, consultancy and technological innovations that promote real and sustained economic growth and social development.

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Private University





Malawi, Po Box 83, Blantyre, Malawi, 83