The Technical University of Kenya - TUK

Training Structures

Main domain: 
Development of training programmes
P.O. Box 52428 - 00200 Nairobi, Located along Haile Selassie Avenue
+254(020) 2219929
+254(020) 3341639
Name of the person in charge: 
Chrisanto T Akumu OWUOR
Director of TVET Programmes

The Technical University of Kenya (TU-K) was established through the elevation of The Kenya Polytechnic University College (KPUC) to full university status. TU-K was established as the first Technical University in Kenya line with the provisions of the proposed Universities Act, 2012.

The technical university is a new type of university in Kenya, whose mandate shall be to offer higher education and research in technology. The technical university, as a concept, is being created in Kenya with the objective to be a technological force behind the Vision-2030 drive and the general economic development of the nation. This has come about from the realisation that most countries that have been able to make major technological breakthroughs were heavily propelled through this by their technological universities.