The University of Buea was born in 1993 following wide-ranging university reforms in Cameroon. The mission of the University of Buea is to provide opportunities for quality education through teaching and research in an environment that is conducive to such pursuits and in ways that respond to market forces.
The University is dedicated to the continuous quest for excellence, the promotion of moral and human values
, and service to the community.Its teaching and research programmes emphasize relevance, encourage tolerance and promote creative, critical and independent thinking.
The University of Buea is dedicated to the provision of programmes of study and research of the highest standards. It also produces high quality graduates with skills to satisfy the ever increasing demand of the Cameroonian, African and international job markets. The academic staff hold advanced qualifications and several possess international reputations.