Al-Imra International University (AIU) was officially set up in 2014. The opening ceremony was held on July 31st, 2014. Its first academic year started in 2014-15 as one of the newest addition to the higher education in Somalia.
Al-Imra International University (AIU) is registered in the Ministry of Culture and Higher Education and it is expected to gain a local reputation for the innovative educational programs offered by each of its faculties.
The university will be offering opportunities to many unprivileged learners, who were previously unable to afford higher education because the tuition of the university will be affordable. The university grants scholarships to many students who deserve and get highest marks in Form four examinations and other students who are financially unable to pay university fees.
The motto of AIU is: A new dawn for higher education