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It is apparent that East Africa University (EAU), Puntland, Somalia cannot escape the political, social, cultural
and economic impact of constant, rapidly changing global environment. The unending explosion of scientific knowledge and technological innovations is continuously stimulating such a change. Our very survival as individuals and organizations depend on how we face the challenges of global village and compete for space in the local and international market place that is based on knowledge and driven technologically.

EAU was established in 1999 by academics and elders of the region interested in the development of national
The university since its inception in 1999 has undergone tremendous transformation in terms of geographical
coverage, courses offered and management structure. These continuous innovations were intended to develop the university teaching and learning process in order to cope with international standards.
Currently, the university felt the strong desire to think strategically to become ahead in the competition as the leading academic centre for educational excellence in Puntland State.


A wonderful serenity has taken possession of my entire soul, like these sweet mornings of spring which I enjoy with my whole heart. I am alone, and feel the charm of existence.


To offer quality education that satisfy the different needs of our society and participate in the establishment of the concept of good governance, peace building, reconciliation that contributes to the preservation of the environment and the development of the people and the State.


o Provide standardized higher education to the current and coming generations.
o Create awareness and confidence among the public to mobilize and use their inbuilt qualities and capabilities for development and preserving the environment.
o Encourage research and development to create nation with strong intellectual/ knowledge base.

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