Welcome to HIU


About Us

Horseed International University (HIU) is one of the leading universities in Somalia. It was founded in 2010 by some of the Somali scholars. HIU is an institution of higher education and It provides high quality with practical instruction at the under graduate level. HIU is Non Profit, Private University
recognized by the Somali Minister of Culture and Higher Education. 

We strive for continuous improvement and our student will benefit from stimulating and exciting environment.Our syllabus was carefully designed in order to produce exceptional graduates with specialized knowledge and providing practical training to generate critical-thinking graduates. 



HIU provides an exciting co-working and collaboration space to the budding entrepreneurs

Admission 2020 Going on

At Horseed International University, we do our best to nurture skills and values that will stand you in good stead no matter which career you choose.


Help Line

+252 612221155


Our Research

Research excellence at Horseed International University is achieved and cultivated through pedagogical training, perseverance and churning of new ideas.

Our Facilities

Teaching and learning

Get to know some of the buildings where you'll learn, collaborate with other students and spend quiet study time.

Labs, studios and specialist facilities

You'll get hands-on while you learn using our industry-standard facilities. Check the details and specifications for your subject.

Central Library

The library’s collections and content are rich in new media, digital works, texts and research materials.

Undergraduate Admissions

Postgraduate Admissions

Leadership at University


University Leadership

On behalf of Horseed International University, I would like to extend my warmest welcome to all students from HIU for their hard work and I will promise that they will get a quality education with affordable tuition fee. I am delighted you have chosen to study at HIU, Whether you are a prospective student interested in undergraduate or graduate degree programs at HIU, current student, faculty member, researcher, staff member, alumni, parent, neighbor, employer, business, corporate or industrial partner, or visitor, your interest and enthusiasm are valued and greatly appreciated by us. Horsed International University’s distinction from other institutions, higher learning is its mission to educate people from all over the Somali through an equally diverse faculty and staff. Our team is absolutely committed to providing you with a fully support, but learning environment designed to guarantee your academic success, this is your opportunity to strive for excellence in your own education to make your mark in Somalia

The Rector

Mr. Abdikarim Mohamed Hassan

Abdikarim Mohamed Hassan
The Rector
Abdulkadir M. Kutub
Chairman of the Board
H.E Mohamud Me Alim Yahye
Deputy Chairman
Eng Abdifatah Omar Ga'al



Research & Publications

The Impact of Leadership Style on Employee Performance in Higher Education Institution in Somalia


The Role of Capacity Building in Public Service Delivery in Mogadishu


Assessing the Effect of Microfinance Institutions’ Services on Financial Perfromance of Small Scale Enterprises in Somalia


Service Marketing for Higher Learning Institutions in Somalia


What Students Say



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Monica Blews

UX Designer

Fantastic! Great instructor!

I am grateful for your wonderful course! Your tutors are the best, and I am completely satisfied with the level of professional teaching.

Eleanor Baker

CFO Apple Corp

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