Jaamacada Golis

country rank  11
world rank  11875

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University Overview

Founded in 2004, Jaamacada Golis (Gollis University) is a private higher education institution located in the large city of Hargeisa (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Woqooyi Galbeed. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, Republic of Somaliland, Jaamacada Golis (GU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Islamic religion. Jaamacada Golis (GU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 16 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this Somali higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name جامعة جولس
Name Gollis University
Acronym GU
Founded 2004
Motto A beacon of knowledge
Colours Blue and white

University Location

Address Opposite to Summer Time Hotel, Jig Jiga Road, Red Sea, Ibrahim Kodbour District
Hargeisa (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
Woqooyi Galbeed
T +252 (63) 571 874
F +252

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office Opposite to Summer Time Hotel, Jig Jiga Yar Road, Red Sea , Ibrahim Kodbour District
+252 (63) 414 1737
(63) 57 1874

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff 500-599
Control Type Private
Entity Type Not reported
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation Islamic Islamic

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Ministry of Education, Republic of Somaliland

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Somali Research and Education Network (SomaliREN)
  • Association of African Universities (AAU)
  • European Science Education Research Association (ESERA)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 10 February 2020