About IOU

Indian Ocean University (IOU) is the oldest private nonprofit higher learning institutions located in Mogadishu, Somalia. 

Why Choose Us

Indian Ocean University can make a real difference to your future

Student Testimonial

I strongly believe that Indian Ocean University is the best university in Somalia

Programs of Study

IOU Mission

The mission of Indian Ocean University is to prepare broadly educated, technologically proficient, and highly productive citizens to attain meaningful careers, in-order to enjoy enriched lives, and to make contributions to a security, growth and rebuilding this nation through education.

IOU Vision

The Indian Ocean University aspires to become a regional institution of first choice recognized for providing critical opportunities for student success; acknowledged as a primary and engaged community resource; and valued as a University where there are faculty, students, and professional staff active in research, creative work, and other scholarly activity and play a great role in both short and long term social and economic developments in the nation.



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