Jigjiga University’s strategic working direction and targets for the coming five years (2008 - 2012) has been updated and reformulated in alignment with developmental strategy re-orientations made in GTP II and with due consideration to progress and lessons of preceding strategies as well as the currently evident enablers and challenges. In line with this, the university has reviewed and re-validated its vision, mission and core values in a manner that builds on core inherent institutional principles.


By 2025, Jigjiga University will be a reputable higher institution recognized in science and technology with special emphasis on pastoral and agro-pastoral education, research and community engagement in East Africa


True to its institutional vision and core values, Jigjiga University will:

Deliver high quality education that meets international competence standards and customer expectations
Deliver high quality and relevant research, technology transfer and community engagement services that contribute to solving pressing pastoral and agro-pastoral development challenges

Core Values

Quality education
Academic freedom
Team Spirit
Social Responsibility and Public Engagement
Fighting corruption
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