To be a global centre of excellence offering university education by open and distance learning (in East Africa and beyond).


To provide quality university education in the pursuit of developing professionalism using appropriate ODL technologies, innovative research and development in partnership with relevant organizations for the betterment of society.


Quality education for all by ODL

Core Values

In order to realise the above vision and mission, certain shared values shall be natured. The Departmet shall be guided by the following core values

  • Democratization of quality education.
  • Professionalism in the provision of education.
  • Team-work and participatory management in decision making
  • Creation of conducive environment for staff to achieve the highest level of performance through quality training, development and comensurate compensation.
  • Good corporate governance
  • Respect for and conservation of the environment.