Welcome to the AMIUAmref International University (AMIU) is an accredited institution of higher learning based in Kenya. The successor to the 40-year-old Amref International Training Centre (AITC), AMIU is fully owned by Amref Health Africa. AMIU’s vision is to be a leading university of excellence in developing transformational health leaders and practitioners who inspire lasting health change in Africa
Bsc. in Health Systems Management and DevelopmentThe programme is intended for persons working in health and development fields with special interest in community health.
MSc Health Professions Education2 year programme which aims to develop scholars and specialists in Health Professions Education who are knowledgeable, competent, and transformational leaders
Bsc In Community Health PracticeThe course targets middle-level health care workers, who provide over 80 per cent of healthcare services in developing countries.
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).
The Amref International University has been accredited the Commission for University Education (CUE) in Kenya in 2017.
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Amref Health Africa ultra-modern Resource Centre provides a personalized, high quality service to support the teaching and research programmes.
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.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
What are the term dates and other key University dates?
To view the dates of terms and semesters for the academic year, and other key dates, please visit our academic programmes.
What courses do you offer?
Our academic programmes are listed in the course index of our online undergraduate prospectus.
When to apply?
Plan ahead! There are 3 intakes every year usually in January, May and September.
How do I get to the University?
Maps and directions to the University are available on our contacts page.
Does the University have accommodation on campus?
No, the University does not have any accommodation within the campus. However, you can get assistance from the admissions office.
THE UNIQUENESS OF THE UNIVERSITY
The use of ICT as a means of delivery of the AMIU academic programmes, through e/mLearning, is the preferred mode of teaching and learning. This unique approach to training is institutionalized, through policy and practice, to ensure maximum reach to potential students, especially those who are from marginalized communities and fragile economies in Africa.