The University of Juba is a public university located in Juba, South Sudan. It was founded in 1975 in response to the need for higher education in southern areas of Sudan. Due to the Second Sudanese Civil War (1983 - 2005), the university relocated to Khartoum, for safety of staff, students and infrastructure Following the attainment of independence by South Sudan in July 2011, the university has relocated back to Juba, where it was founded. The university gives instruction in the English language.
The University of Juba is a comprehensive primer South Sudan’s University. Established in 1975 and admitted first students 1977. It currently boasts 10,000, students and 400 faculty spread across 8 colleges, 2 schools, 4 specialized centres, and 2 Institutes. We are based in Juba down town, the beautiful and cosmopolitan capital of South Sudan. Colleges include law and medicine, engineering, agriculture, natural resources and environmental sciences, applied and industrial science, education, computer science, management sciences. Our graduate school of Public Service is one of kind in the country that is embarked in training of exceptional leaders for government, NGOs, and private sectors. Our Centre for Peace and Development Studies provides the only graduate postgraduate programmes in security, strategic, diplomatic, and humanitarian and development studies.
The University of Juba is a leading educational centre of excellence that is committed to national economic empowerment and social transformation through provision of quality education, pursuit of relevant research, promotion of innovation, facilitation of technology transfer, revival of national cultural heritage, protection of environment, and service to community.