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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.





Apply for Fall 2023

 Admission for fall 2023 will start from 2nd September 2023, Candidates have to fill their particulars in admission form which is available in the admission and registration office on university website.


Admission Requirements

  • Complete Application Form
  • High School Certificate ( or equivalent)                            Approved by ministry Education 
  • Science Students (A-B)
  • Arts Students (B-C)
  • Two Passport Photos
  • Payment of Registration Fee ($20)
  • Pass Entrance Examination
  • For Master, the candidate should have BA/Bs.

Contact:  Mobile: 0634434555/ 0654434555 / 0634362999

Explore Our Academic Units





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.


As you can see in the below diagram the Faculty of Social Sciences  comprises three departments, that each offers a bachelor degree in the specified field.

1. Department of Business Administration

2. Department of Economics

3. Department of Human Resource Management 

Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences

The University of Burao Faculty of Medicine will work with its partners to become the premier academic medical center in the region known for its excellent education, innovation scientific discovery, outstanding clinical programs and dedication, to community service. It will be known as the place where everyone wants to come to learn, to teach, to conduct research and to receive his or her health care.



Established in 2016 the faculty of engineering, civil engineering department offers Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering (BS), the program aims to bring up qualified graduates, who possess knowledge on a range of civil engineering fields including structural engineering,construction engineering, engineering management, hydraulics, transportation, material engineering and more. 

A Word From The Vice Chancellor

University of Burao was founded back in 2004 with one course in Animal Science study and 30 students. Today, about 2000 students are enrolled. We currently offer more than 9programmers of Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree courses with the best career prospects in their fields. You are facing a decisive question in your life: “What should study, and university?” In order to provide you with important assistance for your study orientation, this section includes a lot of information around studies at University of Burao.

University is not only a place where you acquire the professional knowledge and training required at which for your future but also a universal institution where you will learn how to take a brave stand in to go after, your dreams, and to get the life necessary knowledge for a better life Our vision is to become a premier University recognized globally for its excellence in creating of high-level of thinking professionals and visionaries.

A Word From The  Deputy Vice Chancellor

It is my pleasure to give a statement in Academic Affairs on why the University of Burao should be a University of choice by undergraduate and postgraduate students in and around the region.

The University provides access to higher education, research and community development with especial emphasis on innovations directed towards the social transformation and conservation of biodiversity. Students are empowered with all necessary facilities required for modern teaching/learning materials including well equipped laboratories.

The University has a broad and balanced curriculum in each and every faculty / Department of its own with qualified experienced lecturer professors that are contracted from around the world. It has a very conducive environment with a pleasant smelling like a botanic garden and a beautiful scenery of nature.

Meet our Staff


University Of Burao

Mohamed Adam
Quality Control
Hamda hassan Jama
VC Secretary
Mohamed Ahmed Farah

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