Our students come from many backgrounds, churches and walks of life. You will find like-minded men and women who will become friends as you study, pray and live life together.

Rhema is a place to be prepared for your God-given destiny. We want to help you take the next right step in God’s plan for your life. Rhema students come from all walks of life and backgrounds. You will find a like-minded student body of men and women dedicated to pursuing God and His ways.

WHO comes to RHEMA

  • The Future Pastor called to lead a local church
  • The Supportive Minister called to work alongside others to help them fulfill their calling
  • The Minister of the gospel who desires to grow in leadership through further study
  • The Church Pioneer called to plant new churches
  • The Worship Leader called to lead people into the presence of God
  • The Missionary called to carry the Good News to the corners of the earth
  • The Youth and Children’s Ministers called to impact the church of tomorrow
  • The Evangelist called to preach the Gospel and bring people to a saving knowledge of Jesus


RHEMA Bible Training Center Zambia is a recognized Bible College under the auspices of RHEMA Bible Training College USA and Kenneth Hagin Ministries USA in Tulsa, Oklahoma and is thus authorized to provide education in Zambia.

RHEMA Bible Training Center Zambia is a member of Evangelical Fellowship of Zambia and registered with PACRO as a nonprofit company limited by guarantee.

Important Information

Age Requirement

The required minimum age for admission at RBTCZ is 20 Years.

Acceptance Letter

The Acceptance letter that you receive from RBTCZ does not guarantee your admission into the bible school. Your admission into RBTCZ is subject to your coming for Registration.

Application Deadlines


The closing date for 2018 applications is 3 November 2017. Penalties will apply to all late applications.

The application deadline for 2018 international students is 6 October 2017.

Classes Begin

Classes will start with Orientation week on 15 January 2018 Monday to Thursday (09:00hrs to 13:00hrs). Orientation is required for enrollment.

Classroom Dress Code

Acceptable Attire

  • Blouses, collared shirts, suits, blazers, jackets, sweaters, and turtlenecks
  • Dress and skirt length must be mid-knee or longer. (Any slit on the front of a skirt or dress may not rise above the knee. Any slit on the side or back may not exceed 3–4 inches above the knee.)
  • Slacks, Khakis, and Jeans are all permitted if they are in good taste
  • Dressy sandals, dressy flip-flops, dress shoes, dressy-casual shoes, and boots
  • Hair should be kept neat, clean and well groomed
  • Appropriate undergarments (including bras and slips) must be worn at all times
  • Covering of breasts, abdomen, buttocks, and thighs

Unacceptable Attire

  • Tight fitting attire
  • Jeans that are frayed, faded, or have holes
  • Pants that are worn, torn, tight fitting or off-hip
  • Oversized baggy pants are not permitted
  • Mid-riff skin is to show
  • See-through blouses (including knitted or crocheted tops)
  • Printed or graphic t-shirts, spaghetti straps, strapless dresses, sundresses, low-cut tops or dresses (no cleavage showing)
  • Sweatshirts
  • Tennis shoes, flip-flops, slippers
  • Extreme hairstyles or hair colour
  • Body piercings are not permitted, except for one earring in each ear lobe
  • The showing of bras, breasts, abdomen, buttocks, and thighs

Acceptable Attire

  • Collared shirts, button down shirts, suits, blazers, jackets, sweaters, and turtlenecks – ties are optional
  • Dress or casual slacks, khakis, corduroys and Jeans are all permitted if they are in good taste (slacks must be worn at the waist. No baggy or saggy pants allowed)
  • Dress shoes or dressy casual shoes with socks are required
  • Hair should be kept neat, clean and well groomed
  • Beards and moustaches must be kept clean, groomed, and at an appropriate length

Unacceptable Attire

  • Tight fitting attire
  • Jeans that are frayed, faded, or have holes
  • Pants that are worn, torn, tight fitting or over-sized
  • Tank tops or oversized baggy clothing
  • Mid-riff skin is to show
  • Printed or graphic t-shirts
  • Cut-off pants or shorts
  • Sweatshirts, no zip up or pull-over hoodies
  • Headbands, hats, caps, stocking caps, toboggan hats, and bandannas
  • Tennis shoes, flip-flops, slippers, pata pata
  • Extreme hairstyles or hair color>
  • Body piercings are not permitted
  • The showing of chest, abdomen, buttocks, and thighs


There are two main shopping malls near RBTCZ; Arcades Shopping Mall along great East road and Manda Hill further on after Arcades.


Students are expected to arrange for their own transport to and from RBTCZ


There are Commercial banks available at the two shopping malls mentioned above i.e. Barclays, Zanaco, Stanbic and Standard Chartered. There is a complex next to Arcades Shopping Mall which houses FNB, Ecobank and Access bank.


There are clinics that can be accessible by the students near RBTCZ. Enquiries can be made from the admissions Office. It is advisable for International applicants to get health insurance in advance.


RBTCZ does not provide employment for the students. International students are not allowed to work if they are on study Permits.

English Language Proficiency exams

Students are required to under go English proficiency exams.  This is arranged by the Admissions Office.


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