Lower Shabelle University (LSU)
Lower Shebelle University is a Regional and non-governmental Institution located in Merca District -Lower Shabelle-Somalia. It is a private higher education entity that aims to provide better opportunity and higher education services with reasonable cost for the young generation of Somali students who finished Secondary Schools.
Lower Shebelle University was founded in 2010 in the town of Marko, capital of Lower Shebelle Region in southern Somalia, to broadcast a message of thought and education, academic and prove its presence in that Region. University began her scientific career, with all its determination and insistence, thanks to God gained a good reputation, and special relations with their counterparts from scientific institutions in Somalia, building confidence and expertise, groping the needs of the community to become a beacon of creativity in various fields of science and knowledge.
Lower Shabelle University Offering Programs
Institute of Marine policy and Development
– Institute of Cooperative Management and Development
– Institute of Coastal and Environmental Development
– College of Agriculture
– College of Veterinary
– College of Marine Sciences
– College of Education, specialization (mathematics, biology, chemistry) –
Faculty of Arts, majoring (Arabic, English)
– College of Sharia and Islamic Studies
– Faculty of Medicine and Surgery
– Faculty of Public Health
– Faculty of Information Technology (IT) and
– Faculty of Business Administration
– Faculty of Cooperative Management
Short Courses (Certificate Level)
A- English Language.
B- Research System.
C- Marketing System.
D- Farm Management.
E- Animal Management.
F- Animal Breeding and Genetics.
G- Lab Technicians.
NB: The duration of the courses are dependent on the needs of trainees In Zero Semester (Six Months), applicants (students) will practice an applied Chemistry, physics, biology, mathematics, general geography and Islamic study
Lower Shabelle University (LSU) Admission and Requirements
Any applicant should fulfill the following:
A copy of secondary school leaving certificate (specifying individual subject grades) or if in final year of secondary school, a copy of school enrolment or exam ID or authenticated letter specifying the school you are attending.
A letter explaining your interest in joining Lower Shebelle University.
A letter from your sponsorship.
Two Passport photographs.
Student current contact addresses (valid email address and telephone number).
Applicants will be required to sit an entrance examination.
Admission will be confirmed upon submission of the original Certificate.
Academic advising begins at orientation when the student meets with a faculty member professional and peer advisor.
Upon enrolling in a major or professional program. The student is assigned a faculty advisor from the appropriate department or school. In some cases, orientation programs, students may be temporarily assigned to an advisor other than the one they have been assigned to for their academic career at LSHU.
Testing and Academic Placement:
Upon admission to the LSHU, new undergraduate students, and transfers take diagnostic tests for placement in Rhetoric and Composition or mathematics. The writing Essay is the diagnostic test used for composition placement.
Lower Shabelle University Tuition Fees
For further detail contact
Operation Area: Merca /Lower Shabelle- Somalia. Headquarter: Merca / Lower Shabelle- Somalia.
Tel. +252 615871115 or +252 1 62871115 +252 615567057
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