VISION statement

The vision of Tima-ade University is to produce highly educated, professional cadres, and productive citizens to attain meaningful careers, enjoy enriched lives, and make contributions to the development of a culturally diverse society.

MISSION statement

Tima-ade University strives to be an internationally accredited University and a canter of excellence relevantly in agro-pastoral studies in Gabiley region and other parts of Somaliland.

Core Values

  • Academic Excellence
  • Student Cantered
  • Integrity
  • Innovation
  • Opportunity
  • Scholarship/Research
  • Diversity
  • Community


Tima-ade University (TU) is a not-for-profit, fully accredited, coeducational institution. TU established and inaugurated on 4th November, 2009, it’s a community owned higher education entity which came into being as a direct response to a long cherished desire, on the part of the region’s community to have its own university.

TU is well known for innovation and quality in both traditional and distance education. The university serves large numbers of adult students and a growing population of traditional undergraduates.

Based on fall-term enrolment as a measure, Tima-ade University is one of the institutions of higher education in Somaliland, and it lies in the western green region (Gabiley).