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Dr Laudika Kandjinga

Head of Department

Phone : +264 61 207 2672
Email :
Office Location : Architecture Building, Floor 1, Room 051


PhD. Town & regional Planning (University of Pretoria-UP)
M. Town & regional Planning (UP)
B-Tech. Land Management (PoN)
Dip. Land Use Planning (PoN)



Laudika is a former student of the Namibia University of Science and Technology(previously known as the Polytechnic of Namibia), where he obtained a B-Tech in Land Management and a Diploma in Land Use Planning. He had previously worked as a Development Planner and Environmental Consultant. He joined the department as a lecturer in 2017. He graduated from the University of Pretoria with a doctorate and a Master of Town and Regional Planning.


Professional Affiliations 

  • NCTRP (in training)
  • NITRP (Planner in training No. T22)
  • SACPLAN Candidate Planner (No C/8266/2016)


Research Focus Areas

  • Spatial Planning
  • Safer communities and Neighborhoods / CPTED
  • Rural Development
  • Regional Development


Courses Currently Teaching


  • Applied Spatial Planning
  • Demography and Population Studies
  • Planning Theory 1
  • Rural Development Tools and Techniques
  • Land Use Planning. 


  • Rural Development Planning, Rural Development Methods and Practice
  • Supervision of Honours theses (Regional and Rural Development,  and Town and Regional Planning)


Selected Publications

Book Chapters


Peer-reviewed articles




Research gate

Google scholar



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