Be exalted, O God, above the heavens; let your glory be over all the earth (Psa. 108:5). ...whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God (1 Cor. 10:31).
We envision an environment of intensive Christian formation wherein God’s presence is acknowledged and invited into every part of university life. Indeed, we want more than just to offer a Christian perspective in education — we want to nurture a community that is an active catalyst of renewal, a true spiritual center of service to all nations, fueled at its heart by faith, humility, and the everlasting love of God.
As we spread our wings in Cabo Delgado, Iris University (Pending Approval) commits itself to establishing a tradition of scholarly excellence.
Iris University (Pending Approval) will commence by launching several bachelor’s degree programs, as well as implementing various short-term courses contributing to economic and social development in the nation.
Iris University is pending approval from the government in Mozambique. We are actively working towards submitting all government documents and fulfilling all requirements by the Mozambique government to legally open the university.
The future Iris University will be a Christ-centered academic community providing comprehensive courses of undergraduate education, with a variety of specializations designed to edify and equip the leaders of tomorrow.
We believe we are called to build a university that provides an exceptional opportunity to learn and acquire valuable skills in an atmosphere saturated with the presence of God and the love of Jesus. We envisage a broad range of majors that will greatly aid Mozambique's development, and also deepen and broaden our students' faith, knowledge, and experience of our Savior, Christ Jesus. Ministry to the poor and needy must also include a path forward into the Kingdom of God, which includes holistic education.
All students will participate in Theology classes to learn the rich history of the Christian faith, be equipped to follow Jesus, and be empowered by His Spirit.
Students will also take English classes each semester and be immersed in English so that by the end of their course of study they will have proficiency in English, and related skills in reading and communication.
Future academic plans include a special emphasis on the unique resources and needs of this geographic region. For example, our program in Marine Biology will take advantage of our proximity to the Indian Ocean. Our course of study in Oil and Gas Management looks to the natural resource- richness of Mozambique and ethical partnerships with the involved industries.
We will be offering additional degrees in upcoming phases of development.
Stages of Development
We are currently laying the foundation for Iris University (Pending Approval), including the construction of the campus, establishing our core academic curriculum consisting of majors in Business & Entrepreneurship, Public Administration, and Computer Science to address critical needs in our region, and completing the final legal process of accreditation.
Other strategic majors we aim to offer include English, Oil & Gas Management, Sustainability, Communications, and Oceanography.
At this stage, we will be including graduate degrees in all fields of study. We envision a vibrant campus of over 5,000 students, teeming with life and creativity.
Oil & Gas Management