Divine Word University


Divine Word University is a national university, open to all, serving society through its quality of research, teaching, learning and community service in a Christian environment. It is a dynamic and leading university established in 1996 in the South Pacific Region, with an outstanding reputation for its ICT facilities and high quality provision of education.


DWU offers a range  of full-time and distance education programs at certificate, diploma, bachelor, postgraduate, master and doctoral levels across its faculties:

Faculty of Arts:
Papua New Guinea studies, communication arts, social and religious studies.

Faculty of Business and Informatics: Business studies, tourism and hospitality management; information systems, mathematics and computing science.

Faculty of Education: Leadership, curriculum, professional studies, language, mathematics, science, community development, social and spiritual.

Faculty of Health Sciences: Health management, physiotherapy, environmental health, rural health, primary eye care.

Faculty of Flexible Learning: Undergraduate studies, training and development.

Faculty of Theology: Religious studies.


The Contemporary PNG Studies:  DWU Research Journal is published twice a year by DWU Press, Divine Word University, Madang, Papua New Guinea. The journal provides the means for DWU staff, students and associated academics to publish research findings, personal  perspectives, reports  of projects  or developments and reviews of recent books on Papua New Guinea.

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