The AU is higher education institution dedicated to providing innovative undergraduate, postgraduate, and continuing professional education. It has a kick start research and training centres that were founded to avail scientific discoveries, social studies and focus practical programs on all its fields, considering the importance of practice in the market. 

The University was established on 26th June 2014 in Somalia by an act of Imam Shafi’i Foundation which provides service to eleven schools for over 30 years of service.