SIMAD was established as an institute of higher learning to foster academic excellence in 1999 and is fully Accredited by the Ministry of Education.
After 11 years of consistent success and achievements, the Board of Trustees upgraded the institute into a full-fledged university on January 20, 2011.
The President of the Federal Republic of Somalia, H.E Professor Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, at SIMAD's Ninth Convocation.
In its quest to improve the quality of higher education in Somalia, SIMAD UNIVERSITY offers a diverse range of undergraduate courses of international standards in various disciplines.
These include: economics, statistics, business, accountancy, computer science, technology, education, law, public administration, and allied health sciences.
SIMAD University constantly strives to create a friendly learning environment with plenty of facilities, including technologically equipped classrooms, high-tech computer laboratories with internet facilities and well stocked library.
The culture and experience of SIMAD have played an essential role in the professional and personal development of the students.
The University continues to fulfill its responsibilities to society by creating a conducive environment and providing facilities for personal and professional growth of its stakeholders.
To provide high quality education, research and community services with the commitment of excellence, integrity, and professionalism. The university produces competent scholars and leaders of high quality and moral uprightness. The mission of SU is abbreviated as (EIP):
• Excellence (E) • Integrity (I) • Professionalism (P)
University website: http://www.simad.edu.so