Abrar University combines impressive modern facilities and a dynamic approach to teaching and research, and it is well known for these characters.
The University is divided into the following:
- College of Veterinary Medicine
- College Agricultural Science
- College of Medicine and Health Science
- College of Engineering and Technology
- College of Economics and Management Science
- Institutes and Centres
- Admissions and Records
Colleges and Centres
College of Veterinary Medicine
The livestock sector in Somalia is an important contributor to the overall economy of the country, with its vast rangeland grazing area and large animal population. Hence, the College of Veterinary Medicine was established in 2014 to educate future veterinarians, provide services to animal owners and veterinarians, and conduct investigations to improve the health of animals as well as human.
College Agricultural Science
Agriculture is an important economic activity in Somalia not only in terms of meeting the food needs of the population but also in terms of generating income through crop sales and agricultural labour opportunities. It contributes more than 65% to the national GDP from the two of the main livelihood systems in the Horn of Africa country: agro-pastoralist (mix of agriculture and livestock production based livelihood) and agriculturalist (agriculture-based livelihood) and exports to other parts of the continent, the Middle East and Europe.
The AU College of Agricultural Science is one of the specialized entities in the University impacting national agricultural development through quality teaching, research, and extension, and integrating system-wide innovations to realize tangible and practical results.
College of Medicine and Health Science
Over the past few years, the demand for health professional services has increased dramatically around the globe including the Horn of Africa region particularly in Somalia which is pulling out of the war. The CMHS at Abrar University offers a comprehensive programme producing independent, professional, skilled, reflective and analytical health Professionals through quality teaching and learning, skills acquisition, research training, and knowledge dissemination. Our doctors and health science specialists will continue to stand tall, meeting international standards anywhere in the world.
The College is organized into two schools: School of Medicine and Surgery (founded in 2014), and School of Health Science (founded in 2016) which comprises in to four departments: Medical Laboratory Science, Pharmacy, Nursing and Midwifery, and Public Health.
College of Economics and Management sciences
The College of Economics and Management Sciences was established in 2014, as the main part of Abrar University and it is broadly based on four-year programs comprises eight academic semesters; the college aims to transfer theory into practice and encourages experimental sciences and creative arts.
The college offers six programs; these rigorous programs are
- Economics and Management
- Banking & Finance
- Business Administration
- Public Administration
- Statistics and Planning
In order to improve the quality of higher education in Somalia, the College of Economics and Management Science awards these diverse ranges of undergraduate courses by BSc and BA certificates under Abrar University.
College of Engineering and Technology
The College of Engineering & Technology (founded in 2014) strives to provide excellence in teaching and research in a stimulating learning constructed environment conducive to creativity and innovation.
The College is committed to producing competent well-rounded graduates in the areas of Engineering planning, designing, and overseeing construction and maintenance of building structures, and facilities, such as roads, railroads, airports, bridges, channels, dams, irrigation projects, who are able to meet new challenges and responsibilities in a new design-driven society. It aims to help students to acquire transferable skills needed in their professional life and develop their critical, creative and analytical thinking and problem solving skills by facing expected challenges that require new ways of mental thinking and greater ability to put those ideas into practice, where our university’s slogan known as “from theory to practice”, in Somali language “Tusid iyo Taabsiin”
Abrar Research and Training Centre
Abrar Research & Training Centre (ARTC) is a modern private scientific centre comprising research and training programs. (Please see the profile of ARTC for research publications and ongoing projects)
AU New College and Department Programs:
- School of Food Engineering and Technology – Department of Food Engineering
- College of Engineering and Technology – Department of Architectural Engineering
- College of Engineering and Technology – Department of Information Technology
- School of Health Science – Department of Public Health
- School of Health Science – Nursing and Midwifery
- College of Education
- Diploma in Nutrition
- Diploma in Pharmacy
Diploma in Medical Laboratory Science
Abrar University offers the Following Colleges:
1. College of Medicine & Health Sciences
a. Medicine & Surgery
b. Medical Laboratory Science
d. Public Health
2. College of Economics & Management Sciences
a. Business Administration
b. Public Administration
d. Accounting & Finance
e. Bank and Finance
f. Statistics & Planning
3. College of Engineering & Technology
a. Civil Engineering
b. Electrical Engineering
c. Computer Science & (IT)
4. College of Veterinary Medicine
5. College of Agricultural Sciences
6. College of Education
7. College of Sharia & Law