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Mission & Vision

Originally founded in 1983 as Nairobi Evangelical Graduate School of Theology (NEGST), Africa International University (AIU) is a private Christian University located on 46 acres of land in Karen, a suburb on the outskirts of Nairobi the capital city of Kenya. Africa International University is accredited by the Commission for University Education (CUE) after receiving a university charter from the government of Kenya in 2011.


Christ-centred leaders in Africa educated to transform God’s people and the world.


To educate Christ-centred leaders for the transformation of God’s people and the world through innovative programmes, research, and community engagement.

Core Value


Excellence with Relevance

A solutions approach to learning


Faith with Integrity

A discipleship and missional approach to theology and spirituality.


Leadership with Servanthood and Stewardship

leadership that combines deep and personal humility and humanity with an unwavering commitment to do the will of God at all costs.


Innovation with Community

Not ministry or marketplace “soloists” but team-oriented leaders who seek creative and biblical solutions for the common good in their respective areas of calling.