Dhofar University (DU) is one of the leading Universities in the Sultanate of Oman. It is a not-for-profit private institution of higher education established by the Ministerial Decree No. 5/2004, issued in January 2004. The University formally commenced its operations in September 2004.
DU is a young university, where campus life is brimming with social and cultural events that reflect the rich heritage of Oman and especially that of Dhofar. It is the only University in the region offering Diploma, Bachelor and Postgraduate Programs.
The University is mission-driven and pursues excellence in teaching & learning, research and community outreach in an open learning environment conducive to creativity and innovation. Ever since its establishment, DU has pursued its aspirations of occupying a recognized position among the institutions of quality higher education sincerely and enthusiastically. This ongoing journey is driven by our determination and commitment to meet the expectations of stakeholders for quality higher education.