Knowledge is Life


Maryam Abacha American University of Niger

Established in Maradi in 2013, Maryam Abacha American University of Niger is the first English-speaking university in the Republic of Niger, and the first bilingual university in Sub-Saharan Africa. 

Additionally, the founder established a second campus in Kano, Nigeria in 2022, which has commenced academic activities. 

my aspiration is to make MAAUN a center of academic excellence, where youths will get the right knowledge and experience they need for their life to prosper and to enable them meet the challenges of rapidly changing world.

Prof. Adamu Abubakar Gwarzo

Founder & President of Maryam Abacha American University of Niger


Programs & Academics


Undergraduate programs for students in a wide range of academic and professional fields.

  • B.Sc Cyber Security
  • B. Sc Computer Science
  • B. Sc Information Technology
  • B. Sc Computer Engineering
  • B.Sc Software Engineering
  • LL. B Law
  • B. Sc Medicine (MD)
  • B. Sc Pharmacy
  • B. Sc Radiography (Diagnosis & Therapy)
  • B. Sc Midwifery
  • B. Sc Environmental Health & Safety
  • B. Sc Medical Laboratory Science
  • B.Sc Health Information Management
  • B.Sc Public Health
  • B. Sc Community Health & Development
  • B. Sc Hospital Information Management
  • B. Sc Nursing Science
  • B. Sc Accounting
  • B. Sc Business Administration
  • B. Sc International Trade & Economics
  • B. Sc International Economics & Finance
  • B. Sc International Relations
  • B. Sc Political Science
  • BA Public Administration
  • B. Sc Sociology
  • B. Sc Mass Communications
  • BA French
  • BA English
  • B. Sc Animal Health & Husbandry


We are working to bring exciting postgraduates programs to prepare you to launch your career.

  • M. Sc Cyber Security
  • M. Sc Computer Science
  • M. Sc Information Technology
  • M. Sc Computer Engineering
  • M.Sc Software Engineering
  • PhD in Computer Science
  • PhD in Information Technology
  • Masters in International Law
  • PhD Law
  • MSc in Nursing Sciences
  • MSc in Medical Laboratory Science
  • MSc in Public Health
  • MSc in Environmental Health
  • MSc in Community Health
  • PhD in Nursing Sciences
  • PhD in Public Health Sciences
  • MBA in Business Administration (Human Resource Management, Marketing, Banking Finance & International Healthcare Management)
  • M. Sc in International Relations
  • M. Sc in International Trade and Economics
  • PhD in Accounting & Finance
  • PhD in Business Administration
  • PhD Economics
  • M. Sc in Political Science
  • M. Sc in Public Administration
  • PhD in International Relations
  • PhD in Public Administration
  • PhD in Education
  • Masters in French Language
  • Masters in English Language
  • PhD French Language
  • PhD English Language

Online Education

Flexible and easy access to online education from anywhere in the world.





Admission is opened thrice - 1st quarter, 2nd quarter & 3rd quarter of the year.



Admission is opened thrice - 1st quarter, 2nd quarter & 3rd quarter of the year.


Online Education

We are working to roll out online courses soon.

Admission subject to application fee, medical fee and department fees.


As a university offering affordable undergraduate and postgraduate programs for the past 10 years, here are some key points why students should consider joining us:

Quality Education

MAAUN provide high-quality education with experienced faculty, dedicated to helping students achieve their academic goals, and a regularly updated curriculum tailored to meet the needs of our students and the job market.

Range of Programs

MAAUN offers a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs in various fields and accommodate the diverse needs of our students.

Affordable Tuition Fees

We offer affordable tuition fees that are competitive with other universities in the region. We believe that everyone should have access to quality education, regardless of their financial situation.

Career Opportunities

Our university offers strong career opportunities and support, including industry partnerships, career services, and successful alumni, enabling our graduates to succeed in various industries and sectors.

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What Our Students say

Wow I like the school it has a nice environment ♻️ nice classes nice lectures everything about it is perfect

Abdurrahman Sulaiman

I can confidently attest that MAAUN provided me with exceptional education and experiences, including a supportive environment, rigorous coursework, practical opportunities, and a commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Abubakar Bello

As a nursing graduate of MAAUN, I am proud to share that the institution provided me with a well-rounded education and practical experience that prepared me to excel in my career.

Maria Muhammad

Located at the heart of Maradi town. Strict identification and dress code before entering the school premises.

Ifeanyichukwu Onwuka

Best Bilingual University in Sub saharan Africa.

Musa Lawal Jibia

The university's emphasis on innovation and entrepreneurship enabled me to explore my passions and turn my ideas into reality.


Our Partners/ Affiliates

Driving access to higher education with home and international partners

More than just a joyful place