About the University

The University

The Amref International University (AMIU) is a hub of scholarship dedicated to Community and Public Health in sub-Saharan Africa, scaling training of health workers through virtual teaching and learning (e/mLearning).

Training in unique health disciplines, e.g., Rehabilitation Medicine, Leadership Management and Governance (LMG) in Health, designed according to need.

Provision of extensive practice-based learning through community and public health projects of Amref Health Africa.

The seat of AMIU is on Langata Road, Nairobi, at the current location of Amref Health Africa HQ and the Amref International Training Centre (AITC).


To be a leading university of excellence in developing transformational health leaders and practitioners.


To provide holistic quality education in health sciences and related disciplines for the well-being of the society.


Inspiring Lasting Change: Inìcere perpetuam mutationem


The Amref International University (AMIU) has close collaborations and partnerships with several  universities, health training and research institutions worldwide.

This allows our students, faculty researchers and administrators to maintain a vital exchange of ideas, scholarly materials and information to create lasting academic and personal relationships.

Some existing collaborations include Nairobi University, Moi University, USIU and Kenya Methodist University in Kenya. On the international scene, the AMIU has existing and budding collaborations with Universities of Pretoria, Ryerson, Robert Gordon, Utrecht, Alberta, among others.

The University continues to pursue intensive strategic partnerships with other world class universities regionally, internationally and locally to continuously enhance its value proposition.

Accreditation & Affiliation

The Amref International University (AMIU) is accredited by the Commission for University Education (CUE) in Kenya.

The University has long standing partnerships/collaborations with various institutions to guarantee standards of quality and effectiveness.

Regulatory Bodies

  1. Commission for University Education
  2. Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board
  3. National Industrial Training Authority
  4. Kenya Nutritionists and Dietitian Institute
  5. Nursing Council of Kenya
  6. Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET)
  7. Kenya Society of Physiotherapists
Amref International University Accreditation