Pioneer International University was established in September 2006, as a College and received University accreditation by the Kenyan government in 2012. This was driven by the need to develop well researched and market-oriented course programmes that shape the future of both the Kenyan and global economy.
We are located at the heart of the Kenyan capital Nairobi, 1.5 km from the central business district.
Pioneer International University (PIU) boasts of a combination of carefully developed curricula mapped with the world of work needs. The School of Aerospace Science and Maritime studies is the premier Aviation Training School at University level in the region.
Similar efforts dedicated towards being the Technology Institute (PIU is a Microsoft IT Academy) in the region. To this end, PIU students engage in practical work through mandatory industrial attachment programmes, projects and exhibitions.
We foster and support a visible network of action-oriented learning experiences for students and alumni supported by cutting-edge research and innovation to meet the needs and ambitions of a diverse range of stakeholders.
We are a vibrant learning community linking the academic world and industry through the effective use of personnel, facilities and state-of-the-art technology; placing us in a class of our own dedicated to educating socially responsible citizens for active and dedicated lives as high calibre and competent leaders in their professions and their communities.
To be a world-class, market-driven University of excellence for the good of society.
Pioneer International University aspires to be a market-driven University in a class of its own dedicated to educating socially responsible citizens for active and dedicated lives as high calibre and competent leaders in their professions and their communities.
PIU’s student-centered faculty and staff will inspire academically qualified students from diverse backgrounds and all ages to benefit from rigorous higher education and professional development opportunities in the dynamic global environment.
Deeply rooted in practical scholarship and principles of social justice expressed as ethical awareness, leadership development, economic progress and civic engagement, Pioneer International University will encourage community partnerships and prepare its diverse graduates for responsible citizenship in a global society.
PIU directs its diverse resources on advancement of knowledge through cutting-edge research and innovation, melding its rich experiences into holistic educative processes that expand horizons, produce high calibre leaders, nurture creativity and meet the needs and ambitions of a culturally and internationally diverse range of stakeholders.