To be an internationally renowned Institution of Higher Learning, Research, Innovation and Publication.
To preserve, create and disseminate knowledge, conserve and develop scientific, technological and cultural heritage through Teaching, Research, Innovation and Publication.
The main objective of the University is to advance knowledge, wisdom and understanding through teaching, research, extension and consultancy and by the example and influence of its corporate life and subject to the provisions of the Charter and any other applicable law. The University specific objectives are as follows:
- To produce dynamic and competent human resource pool for nation building.
- To promote research, academic ethics, social cohesion, an Islamic cultural development for peace and harmony.
- To collaborate with other Higher Learning Institution (HLIs) in Tanzania, Africa, and the world at large.