About the University

Amref International University (AMIU) is an accredited institution of higher learning focused on training in health sciences and is fully owned by Amref Health Africa.

AMIU is founded on the experience and intellect of Amref Health Africa, which is reputed with over 60 years of quality and innovative public and community health interventions, training and education.

AMIU has nurtured leaders and shaped the future of public health practice in Africa for over 40 years under its predecessor Amref International Training Centre (AITC). We lead the way in health sciences education with a breadth of programmes.

We focus primarily on health sciences with a commitment to progressively develop innovative programmes catering to the present and future needs of African populations.

AMIU currently has an Institute of Research, Innovation and Consultancy and one School of Health Sciences with five departments:

Community Health Practice | Health Systems Management and Development Nursing  | Laboratory Sciences  | Health Professions Education 

 

Vision

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

Mission

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

Motto

Inspiring Lasting Change: Inìcere perpetuam mutationem

Partnerships


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