Engr. Abdulkadir Abdullahi Araye

Dean, Faculty of Geosciences & Environment

Dean’s Message

Welcome to the Faculty of Geoscience and Environment at Benadir University. We are the first faculty of geological and environmental science to train geologists and environmentalists, and we offer a variety of courses and programs in the broad field of earth science and the environment, building on our several years of experience. The faculty has played a role in the development of the geology of Somalia and Africa. We have a diverse faculty covering the broad spectrum of programs that we offer as a faculty; our lecturers are among the best in their fields. We invite you to browse through our programs. “You will soon be convinced that our faculty offers the best possible options that you will need for a career in geology and the environment.”

Eng. Abdulkadir Abdullahi Araye

Dean, Faculty of Geoscience and Environment, Benadir University


The Faculty of Geoscience and Environment is an infant in terms of its history since its establishment in August 2015. However, within a short period, it boomed quickly. The Faculty of Geoscience and Environment has managed well, acquiring capable lecturers and bringing in some of the equipment necessary for the smooth operation of high-quality teaching, as well as books and resources such as rock and mineral samples. A very visible achievement is the acquisition of a library of more than one hundred books of geology and research journals in various fields of geoscience, starting from 1976 to the present.


  • Address fundamental geosciences and environment questions regarding Earth’s transitions over space and time.
  • Foster a diverse community of scholars that includes collaborative research groups that promote transformative research at the interfaces between traditional disciplines.
  • Provide world-class education for students at all levels by involving them in research, offering comprehensive, innovative curricula, and providing field and practical experiences.


To provide a high-quality learning environment that cultivates understanding of the Earth system and environment, including its processes and the role of human activity. We are committed to advancing challenging, experiential, and engaging programs of study for our students. Our graduates are well prepared to enter graduate and professional programs, the field of teaching, and a wide array of careers in government and the private and not-for-profit sectors.


  • Act with integrity in research, teaching, and service.
  • Mentor our students for current and future success.
  • Create an inclusive, diverse, and welcoming environment for all.


  • Geology
  • Environmental Science


  • Geological specimens (rocks, minerals, and fossils) were collected in different areas of Somalia and worldwide.
  • High-performance liquid chromatography
  • 3 polarized microscopes
  • Different Geological Maps
  • Geological Instruments for Field Geology



Location: Prof.Ibrahim Addow Campus: Km6 Seybiyano Hodan, Mogadishu

Email Address: dean-geoscience@bu.edu.so or secretary-geoscience@bu.edu.so

Tel: +252617496642/+252619120103


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