About SYL University

About SYL University

SYL University is a private, non-profit university located in Mogadishu, Somalia. It was founded in 2016 by a group of patriotic academicians from Somalia with the goal of providing quality education to Somali students. The university offers a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs in a variety of fields, including business, law, social science, computer engineering, health science, and education.

SYL University is committed to providing its students with the knowledge and skills they need to succeed in today’s globalized world. The university has a strong focus on research and innovation, and its faculty members are actively engaged in developing new solutions to the challenges facing Somalia and the world.

In addition to its academic programs, SYL University also offers a variety of student support services, such as counseling, career guidance, and financial aid. The university is committed to creating a supportive and inclusive learning environment for all students.

SYL University is a leading institution of higher education in Somalia. The university is accredited by the Somali Ministry of Education and is a member of the Association of African Universities. SYL University is committed to playing a leading role in the development of Somalia’s education system and in helping to build a brighter future for the country.

Vision Statement

SYL University Vision is to impart Universal knowledge to the learners through appropriate teaching and learning processes and also to be the leader in higher education, research, and services for Somali communities.

Physical Facilities

SYL University owns land and buildings with the following equipment and facilities in place: • Beautiful Campus. • Well-equipped offices. • Internet and computer laboratories. • Well-equipped and suitable classrooms.

Mission Statement

The University Mission is to prepare the learners to become academically excellent and professional in various disciplines and to produce competent scholars and leaders of higher quality education through professional teaching & research.

Strategic Goals

• To provide efficient and excellent services to the learners and the community. • To promote academic excellence through scientific research and appropriate learning and teaching processes. • To develop a curriculum that is suitable for the learners as per ministry of education guidelines. • To impart universal knowledge to the learners and award them with certificates of education accordingly. • To ensure professionalism and discipline of learners while at or off the campus. • To create a conducive environment for personal development and scientific research.


SYL university members believe that everybody is potentially able to achieve whatever he or she wants to provide that the person works hard with the guidance of ALLAH. Therefore, the University endeavors to assist learners to make their potential actualized through quality education with Islamic values.


1. Leadership: Leadership skills are possessed by university leaders at all levels. 2. Excellence: The University ensures Excellency and efficiency at work. 3. Productivity: All the University staff members are focused on achieving the university goals and objectives. 4. Accountability: Accountability and responsibility are considered norms at SYL University. 5. Service: The University ensures quality and effectiveness in service delivery. 6. Equality: The University emphasizes equal rights and discrimination of any kind is highly condemned. 7. Peace: SYL University condemns any kind of violence or anything related to it. Therefore, the University makes sure that there is always a safe and secure atmosphere.