The eruption of civil war in 1988 and the subsequent collapse of the central state in 1991 severely disrupted all public social services in Somalia. The education system in Somalia was entirely destroyed. Prolonged periods of instability and intermittent conflict constrained the ability of local populations and the international community to rehabilitate the country’s educational facilities and resources.
Destruction of the sector went far beyond the deterioration of physical infrastructure. It is estimated that more than 80% of the educated elite left the country in the period since the conflict began. This extended period of insecurity and instability has robbed a generation of young Somali men and women the chance to attend formal education.
In addition, nearly half of the population is rural and nomadic communities which are often denied their right to quality and equitable basic education.
Before 1991, there was only one University in the whole Country; The Somalia National University SNU. And it was collapsed. aftermath,a huge private universities have been emerged in Somalia and scattered in all regions due to respond the country’s need for qualified graduates to cover the growing market demands and country’s development programs for specialized skills were incomparably at their lowest ebb.
However, high demands and scarcity of local Telecom Human Resource triggered fast establishment of private instructions and the companies at the burden expenses (limiting factor) of haired foreign. Under these situations the businessman intellectuals of Hormuud Telecom Company, coined or pioneered a university – company linkage institution named Hormuud university in the early 2010, to reverse (an objective) the scarcity status of locally, Local Telecom Human Resource in the most financial demanding and the market highly demanded specializations.
Hormuud University aims at becoming unique national center in education for engineering and other scientific specialist.
Providing quality education through the support and development of suitable academic environment for the benefit of the nation and Humanity.
- Provide higher education opportunity for Somali society and other citizens to participate the development and building their country.
- To prioritize applied science and technology by the side of social science, Humanity, and societal culture.
- To prioritize postgraduate and research education to apply regional development.
- Creating the appropriate environment for intellectual and emotional interaction between students of different cultures, including the meanings of brotherhood and solidarity.
- Spread tolerance, moderation and mediation values for Somali society.