Other Book Needs

The “urgently needed” books are the main text books assigned for each Mzuzu University class. Other books are also needed to support the undergraduate and postgraduate studies of Mzuni students. The following is a list of courses and topics. University-level books in these areas may be sent to:

The Mzuni Library Initiative, 201 Architecture Annex, 140 Otey Street, NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061

Science & Math

  • Mathematics (also Masters and PhD in Coding and Cryptography)
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Biology

Social Sciences & Humanities

  • Education and Teaching Services (also Masters)
  • Language and Literature includes:
  1. Communication
  2. Linguistics
  3. French
  4. English
  5. African Languages
  6. Chichewa
  • History including strong Malawian Culture Component
  • Theology and Religious Studies (also Masters and PhD) – a detailed list of needed theology books can be found here
  • Security studies: includes
  1. Security Services
  2. Peace studies
  3. Governance
  4. Political Science

Resources & Environment

  • Conservation
  • Geography, including Earth Sciences
  • Energy studies (includes strong electrical engineering component)
  • Land Management includes:
  1. Built Environment
  2. Surveying
  3. Physical Planning
  4. Estate Management
  • Forestry (also Masters)
  • Fisheries (also Masters)
  • Water Resources Management and Development (also Water and Sanitation Masters and PhD)
  • Transformative Community Development with focus on Food Security (also Masters)
  • Value-Chain Agriculture

 Health Sciences

  • Parasitology and Disease Vector Control
  • Nursing and Midwifery
  • Biomedical Sciences
  • Optometry

 Information Sciences

  • Information and Communication Technology (ICT)
  • Library information science (also Masters)


  • Tourism
  • Hospitality Management (includes strong business management component)