About Us

Our Story

Beacon of educational excellence in the heart of Somalia

Metropolitan University of Somalia was established in 2019 to address the educational needs of the Somali students to meet the social and economic challenges of the 21st century.

Metropolitan University’s goal is to provide world class education, technical and professional skills that meet the needs of the Somali students, the region and the citizens of the world we live in. Metropolitan University of Somalia was founded by a group of educators from the diaspora especially from North America after they saw the need for a quality education in Somalia.

Metropolitan University of Somalia utilizes innovative co-teaching model that enables our students to work with excellent qualified faculty from United States to teach most of the courses with our local faculty who are also U.S. trained professors. This model is chosen to provide our students a quality education and give them access to the best talent possible.

Transformative, and Globally relevant Education

MUS is dedicated to providing accessible, transformative, and globally relevant education that empowers students with the knowledge, skills, and ethical values necessary to excel in a rapidly evolving world.

Accomplishments and Rankings

Over the years, Metropolitan University of Somalia has achieved significant milestones, establishing itself as a premier institution of higher learning in the country. Our commitment to academic excellence, innovative teaching methods, and cutting-edge research has garnered recognition both nationally and internationally.

Contributions to Education and Research

MUS has played a pivotal role in advancing education and research in Somalia. Our faculty members engage in impactful research across a diverse range of fields, contributing to the expansion of knowledge and the development of solutions to address societal challenges.



The Metropolitan University of Somalia (MUS) stands as a beacon of educational excellence in the heart of Somalia. Established in 2019, MUS was founded with a visionary approach to address the pressing need for quality higher education in the region. The university was born out of a collaborative effort between prominent educators, community leaders, and industry experts who recognized the pivotal role education plays in shaping the future of individuals and the nation.



At Metropolitan University of Somalia, we believe the faculty is the force that drives the educational system and its quality. With that in mind, we strive to recruit the best educators to achieve quality education. Similarly, dedication and commitment of a faculty plays a crucial role in improving the quality of education and shaping the future of a nation.


Statement of Values

Metropolitan University of Somalia is committed to engaging students as active learners by providing a range of curricular and extra-curricular opportunities to explore, develop, and achieve educational and personal academic goals. We will provide affordable education that positions and supports students from all socio-economic backgrounds to achieve their academic and professional goals. It is our commitment that we prepare you for a career.

Our graduates will be in high demand in today’s Job Market

We prepare our students for lucrative careers. Our co-teaching model and our unique co-op program for our four-year degree program students and our apprenticeship program for associate degree students will prepare our students to easily enter the workforce with prior practical experience.

Our esteemed faculty members bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the classroom, enriching students' learning experiences. From seasoned educators with decades of teaching experience to young scholars making significant contributions to their respective fields, our faculty embody the spirit of intellectual curiosity and a commitment to nurturing the next generation of leaders.