Samara University

Samara University is one of the second generation Universities in the country which was established in 1999 E.C/2006/07 G.C in the Afar Regional state to accomplish the mission given to higher education by, community service and technological transfer for sustainable social, cultural, economic, political, scientific and technological development. It started teaching with three colleges and twelve departments enrolling 1,867 students. Currently, the university has 8 colleges, 3 schools and 50 departments.

Samara University and Saylor Academy have partnered to offer skill development opportunities to Samara University students. Students can take any Saylor Academy course and earn fully digital, shareable certificates, however, Samara University and Saylor Academy have recommended the following courses to help you start on your journey.


University Recommended Courses

Business Administration




Computer Science



English as a Second Language



Professional Development