Brief History

Poma University (PU), formerly known as Poma International Business Academy (PIBA), was established in 2007 as a small institution called the International Entrepreneurship and Management Academy (IEMA) offering entrepreneurship and management courses relevant to the Republic of Benin and foreign business environment.

In 2010, under the leadership of its Chancellor and through the support of corporate organization in recognition of the contributions we were making to entrepreneurship and management development in the country, we moved from a shopping complex to a bigger and wider apartment which contained six classrooms, administrative offices and a library, ICT LAB, Engineering Workshop, Law chamber etc.

PU has been recognized by various official government and private accreditors in Republic of Benin and outside the Country.

Today, PU now has its own permanent building towards excellence in Academic delivery

University Education is a Catalyst for socioeconomic development, industrial growth and instrument for empowering the poor, the weak and voiceless. Education enhances group solidarity. With an objective of socioeconomic development, PU initiated a movement in 2007 it was known as POMA INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS ACADEMY and recognized by civil societies as a philanthropic organization to educate the poor and voiceless. In 2010, the name was changed to POMA UNIVERSITY when it was authorized and accredited by the government of Republic of Benin.
PU has extended to other developed countries in the world. Today PU is leading open international academic centre. PU is a self-governed community of scholars. The University comprises of various Colleges, Departments, Faculties, Schools and Professional Institutions.
PU is fully accredited by the Board of Quality Standard (Common Wealth of Dominica), Accreditation syndicate for Training and Education (United Kingdom), International Academic Management Association (India), Association of African Universities (Ghana), European Association for International Education (Netherlands), Cambridge Association for Managers (UK), Oxford Association of Management (UK).

Our Mission

  • To provide the highest standard of tertiary education with the aim of producing highly employable graduates, versatile entrepreneurs and independent graduates nationally and internationally.
  • To provide high postnatal professional with a guard management and entrepreneurship education which stresses professional ethics and sources to the community through the practice of entrepreneurship and management.
  • To have a positive impact on the professionals and ethical standard of business management in higher Institution of learning.
  • To make intellectual contributions which will support the practice of management & entrepreneurship and also contribute to the advancement of the management disciplines.
  • To create high quality teaching materials.
  • To provide opportunity to students in earring accredited degrees, diplomas and certificates in classroom and through distance learning education from all corners of the world.
  • To provide a solution for students who may otherwise be restricted by geographical location.
  • To enhance literary across the spectrum of living or existence.
  • To engage and prepare leaders for the 21st century and beyond.
  • By producing Professionals and Experts in various fields of endeavors through rigorous, practical and pedagogic training.
  • By maintaining a global educational standards and abiding by international educational best practices.
  • By providing affordable foreign accredited Certificates, Diplomas and Degrees of all levels from internationally approved Colleges,
  • Professional; Bodies and Universities to Africans at their door posts.

The mission of the college is to offer all round total quality teaching and research in a conducive learning friendly environment. In line with the provision of the act establishing it, the college is primarily establish to provide online courses of teaching, instruction, and training in technology, applied science, arts, social sciences, humanities and management and to carry out research in the development and adaptation of techniques.

Our Vision

  1. To be a leading and undisputable best Business School on the African Sub-Region and beyond.
  2. To be a premier and a best International Business institution offering multi discipline and qualitative education at Certificates, Diplomas and Degrees levels to both local and international students.


The vision and philosophy of the college is to produce professionally trained teachers who will stand the test of time in their areas of specialization and be responsive to societal needs in the delivery and pursuit of educational excellence.


Core Values

  • Independence
  • Training
  • Integrity
  • Resilience
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Professionalism


i.Candidates’ first point of contact with the college is the Admission Office. The candidates’ credentials would be checked vis-à-vis the course requirement of each candidate to determine their suitability for the course. Candidates are to present originals of their credentials for verification and submit a photocopy of each of the credentials which qualify them for admission for retention by the Admissions Office.
Candidates are then given Registration package which contains the following:
a.Course Registration Form
b.Student Personal Form
c.Student Medical Examination Form
Students are to complete their sections of these forms and then take them to appropriate designated officers for cross- checking and signing.
ii.Students are to proceed to the Bursary and pay school fees.
iii.Students are to proceed to ICT Centre for online Registration.
iv.Students are to proceed to their respective Schools with their letters of provisional admission for further verification and authentication of their eligibility for registration of course. Thereafter, eligible Students should be given the appropriate forms which must be duly completed by the students and cross-checked by the School Officer who will then endorse the form after cross-checking.
v.Eligible Student shall proceed to Students Affairs Office for allocation into Hostel and other formalities.
vi.After complying with the four stages above the students will come back to the Admission Office and submit a copy of the duly completed and authenticated verification form.


POMA University

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New Address: No 11, Ifelaja Road, Dalemo, Alakuko, Lagos
Tel: ( +234) 7042577755, (+234) 9022935405

Africa Campus:
P.O.Box 75, Ifangni, Igolo, Republic of Benin.


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