Faculty of ICT and Distance Learning


Faculty of ICT was Established Sep-2010. it is Bachelor of Science in Information and Communication Technology program of the University of Burao is an eight-semester program designed to produce world-class ICT professionals that is not only nationally competitive but also globally competitive and who will be professionally competent, morally upright, and socially responsible contributors to national development.


To Explore Information Communication Technology for the Development of Somaliland


To produce ICT Specialists who are Creative, Competent, Innovative and Responsible through Academic Program and Qualified Lecturers

Programme Objectives

The program leading to the degree of Bachelor of Science in Information and Communication Technology has the following objectives:

  • To enable students to obtain a comprehensive knowledge and deep understanding of latest technology in information and communications.
  • To prepare students to be well versed on application, installation, operation, development, maintenance and administration of computer systems and databases and familiar with hardware installation, operation and maintenance of Networks.
  • To enable students to acquire the theoretical and practical skills needed to be globally competitive computer scientists.
  • To enable students to get a broad education in the arts and humanities, management, natural science and mathematics
  • To enable students to develop ethical responsibility, and social consciousness needed to perform in business, industry and society.

Our Facilities:

- Fully Equipped ICT Lab (50 Computers)

- Cisco Routers and Switches

- Servers

- Electronic-Library

- High Speed internet

- 25 Lecturers

Information Communication Technology (ICT)

Department of Information Communication Technology (ICT)

Department of Information Communication Technology first graduates are going to be conferred soon. The department is introducing a new approach to teaching and learning IT skills. Why learning Information technology? Because, you learn both professional and academic programs.The professional programs will prepare students to use basic IT skills and knowledge immediately whether the purpose is personal or for work. The professional programs can also form a strong foundation for moving academic programs for those students who have gained the general certificate of secondary education. The academic programs will enable to students to acquire bachelor degree in Information & Communication Technology.