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Welcome to Maasai Mara University. The vision we hold as a University is to be a World Class University committed to academic excellence for development. Our Mission is to provide Quality University education through innovative teaching, research and consultancy services for development. We offer high-quality, branded graduands whose image is recognizable among consumers in the corporate world by creating a sense of confidence among consumers who send the daughters and sons here.

Maasai Mara University portrays itself as a reservoir of the country’s culture and intellectual elite with the obligation to champion social, political and economic change in society through professional extension services and influencing policy. In the heart of South Rift Region of Kenya Republic, at the forefront of innovation, Maasai Mara University is home to the seventh wonder of the world- The Maasai Mara National Game Reserve. We focus on research and inspired teaching. At the hub of a growing network of global partnerships, MMU will shape the future by building bridges with industry and between disciplines, institutions and communities. From Business, computing, ICT, education, psychology, tourism, environmental sciences and health sciences and research, ideas that will change the world are at the heart of Maasai Mara University. The University encourages interaction between researchers and local community. It has already implemented outreach activities which support sustainable development. Through research and outreach programmes, the University supports the economic, educational, social and cultural development activities of the community. The launch of the Mara-Mau Outreach and Resource Centre has helped the University to successfully realize some of the community related activities. The institution contributes significantly to the conservation of natural resources by engaging the student fraternity to plant trees especially in the Mau Forest. It also contributes to preservation of the cultural heritage of Kenya, by promoting the rich culture of the local and indigenous communities, such as, Samburu, Ilichamus and the Maasai whose culture has withstood the test of times, through the cultural week which is held once every year. During the cultural week students are engaged in cultural shows which enhance understanding amongst different communities in Kenya. This website will enable you access important information about Maasai Mara University that includes:

  • Undergraduate and Postgraduate Programmes,

  • Profiles of our Management, Academic, Administrative and Support Staff,

  • Academic Management Structures,

  • Linkages,

  • Highlights of the University events,

  • Current events and advertisements, among other things.

We hope that this website meets your information needs. However, if you need to contact us directly for more details, please do so. You will find contact information provided as this website. We thank you for visiting the Maasai Mara University website.

See Profile and Publications of Prof. Walingo MK 

Collaborations and Linkages

University of Pau-France

It was requested that MMU to host one French Master of Tourism student for internship in 2014.The details to be discussed between Dean Tourism MMU and Director Tourism University of Pau France after the conference.

Clemson University - U.S.A.

Exchange research, training and workshop conference Developing a tourism information system for Maasai Mara Game Reserve

University of Bordeaux 3-France

Establishment of a French Language Institute/ centre Maasai Mara University is currently teaching French language to students undertaking tourism, arts and hospitality courses.

Aarhus University- Denmark

Establish and promote joint research, development projects and academic cooperation with focus on the Maasai Mara (ecosystem, living conditions, economic growth and biodiversity)

Regents University-London-U.K

Areas of collaboration: Education cooperation and articulation programmes. Research collaboration Exchange of students, faculty and staff members Joint consultancy activities Knowledge transfer Participation in seminar and academic meetings Exchange of academic materials and other information.

Kenya Industrial Estates

Create incubation centers and incubate student's projects with potential for commercialization. Attachment of MMU staff to enterprise funded through KIE for purposes of gaining experience that would be ploughed back into teaching.

University of Hertfordshire.- London-U.K

To conduct a survey to identify current research, educational, policy and regulatory activities (Governmental, academic, NGO)

University of Munster, Germany

The parties agree to collaborate in the following area of mutual interest: Explore possibilities for joint research programmes, Exchanges for students.

Physical Address

Maasai Mara University

P.O. Box 861 - 20500, Narok, Kenya 


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