Jaamacada Badweynta Hindiya

Jaamacada Badweynta Hindiya Ranking

country rank: 14
world rank: 10202

University Overview

Jaamacada Badweynta Hindiya (Indian Ocean University) was founded in 1993 as a non-profit private higher-education institution in Banaadir, Mogadishu’s metropolitan environment (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 people). Jaamacada Badweynta Hindiya (IOU) is a modest (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational Somali higher education institution that is officially recognized by the Somali Ministry of Education, Culture, and Higher Education. In a variety of fields of study, Jaamacada Badweynta Hindiya (IOU) provides courses and programs leading to legally recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, and master degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This Somali higher-education school, which is 27 years old, has a rigorous admission process based on entrance exams and students’ previous academic records and ratings. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. IOU also offers a library, sports facilities, financial assistance and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning options, as well as administrative services to students.

Jaamacada Badweynta Hindiya Ranking

University Identity

Name Jaamacada Badweynta Hindiya
Acronym IOU
Founded 1993
Motto Educating Tomorrow's Leaders
Colours Blue, gold and burgundy

University Location

Address KM 4, Wadada Garoonka Diyaaradaha, Wadajir District Mogadishu 5544 Banaadir Somalia
Tel +252 (1) 858 377
Fax +252 616 106 200

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro) 1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro) 2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office KM 4, Wadada Garoonka Diyaaradaha, Wadajir District Mogadishu 5544 858377 616106200

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff 50-99
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Memberships and Affiliations

World Engagement Institute (WEInstitute) United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE) International Accounting Education Standards Board (IAESB)

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