Welcome to University Of Burao


About Us


Burao is the second largest city in Somaliland. It has an estimated population of between 350,000 and 400,000 people. It is a very important commercial centre in the region, containing the largest livestock market that brings together traders from as far as Bossaso in the North East of Somalia, Luq, bordering Kenya in the South, Ethiopia and Djibouti in the West.

Our Vision



  • The University of Burao is to equip our students for their future by providing an outstanding teaching and learning experience
  • Attract and retain the best, reliable, well qualified lecturers and professors to work in all University Faculties
  • Establish excellent University research centers
  • Provide essential services to Togdher and eastern regions communities.

Our Mission



  • Deliver an outstanding teaching and learning experience to enrich all our students and ensure they are equipped for their future careers
  • Create the best, well qualified and adaptable teaching and non – teaching work force that can respond to the demands of our University students
  • Provide outstanding financial and physical resources to support a successful, sustainable and secure University. 

Our Values



  • Delivering outstanding courses and services to inspire and motivate our students
  • Placing the interests of the students at the center of all the University activities, maximizing their potential and celebrating their success
  • Giving advice and support to help shape the education, social and economic priorities across the eastern regions of Somaliland and  Togdher region in particular, we serve
  • Mutual respect and acting with integrity in all University staff and students relationships.
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Senior Management Team


University Of Burao

Dr. Essa Nur Liban
Pro. Omer Osman Hersi (Heis)
Deputy Vice Chancellor
Mohamed Ahmed Hassan
Admin of the University

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