Benadir University (BU) (Somali: Jaamacadda Banadir, Arabic: جامعـــة بنـــادر), also known as the University of Benadir, is a private university located in Mogadishu, Somalia.
Benadir University was founded in October 2002 as a medical school to help train local doctors in Somalia.
As of 2013, the university has seven faculties:
- Faculty of Medicine & Surgery
- Faculty of Computer Science & IT
- Faculty of Education
- Faculty of Engineering
- Faculty of Agriculture
- Faculty of Sharia & Law
- Faculty of Veterinary and Science
- Faculty of Political Science
- Faculty of Business Administration