Jariiban District

Jariban District is located 220 km southeast of Garowe and lies between Latitude 07° 12´ N and Longitude 048° 51´ E and covers area of 420 squared km. It is bounded by Eyl Districts in the north, Galkayo in the south, Garowe and Burtinle in the northwest and the Indian Ocean in the east.

City Life

Jariban has first gained a district status in the 1957s during the Italian–Somali Administration and later on in the 1968 has become fully fletched district in the Mudug Region of Somalia.

The economy of the district depends primarily on livestock rearing and fishery sectors. Municipality of Jariban estimates that around 60 per cent of the family income comes from livestock rearing, while 30 per cent from fishery and the remaining 10 per cent from small scale retail shops.

It is estimated that the livestock rearing and fishery sectors produce significant economic value, which is between US$ 1.8 and 3.2 million for livestock and around one millionUS$ for the fishery sector, in the district. 



Student Activities

Being a student is more than just going to classes. We have events and learning opportunities to help make your time at JIU unforgettable.

Find the right balance between study, work, and play.



JIU Social Life

While you’re studying you’ll have heaps of opportunities for volunteering, getting involved in campus culture, and developing your personal and professional skills with activities and projects.



Jariban University is located in the corner of the city, there are many options to travel in the main campus.

Jariiban International University offers students, faculty and staff access to university buses at no cost by showing their University ID card.



More than 1000 parking lots avilable in the west side of the compus. The parking is available 24 hours with 24hours security. We make sure that everything is under control.

The Campus Experience

We are here to provide an exceptional and holistic campus experience for the students, faculty, staff, and guests of Jariiban International University. Please allow us the honor of serving you.

Student Clubs/Organizations

Explore 5 student organizations, develop leadership skills or participate in the arts. Our community offers countless ways to get involved.

Sport and fitness

We host social and competitive sporting clubs across range of activities, including football, basketball,  running and tennis 

Arts & Culture

During the semester our campuses host regular social events like weekly coffee catch ups and  cultural festivals held on campus throughout the year.

Student Employment

Student employment provides part-time jobs for students, allowing them to earn money to help pay education expenses.

Safety and Security

The University’s uniformed Security team is available to help 24 hours a day. We make sure that everything is under control.

Health & Wellness

From immunizations and counseling to flu treatment, our Wellness Center offers students a full range of health care services.

Dear students, by the time you reach that finish line, you will be equipped with all the knowledge necessary that will lead you safely toward your career path. Please rest assured that Jariiban University will be with you and give you all the support that you need in this journey that will enable you to reach your career goals.

Prof. Sayid Moh'ed AbdilleRector, Jariiban International University