East Africa University was established to fill the gap of tertiary educational system in Puntland State of Somalia and enhance the development and vision of the population for the future development of the nation. The university set the following objectives to reach its national goal:
- To provide standardized higher education for the current and coming generations.
- To organize quality training and skills to the people for the development of Somali nation.
3. To encourage education for different fields of technology, science and Art
To remain open for all the high school graduates in order to spread education throughout the Nation.
4. To serve the nation and solve the unrest through the weapon of education.
5. To promote peace and cohesion among the people of Somalia and train manners and ethics that can help the coming generations to establish a sound future.
6. To create awareness and confidence among the public to use their inbuilt qualities and capabilities.
7. To participate the reconciliation process of the Somali people and nurture the concept of tolerance and good neighborliness among the people that could enhance ways of achieving lasting peaceful solution and conflict resolution.