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UNESCO Chair on Enterprise Management & Sustainability at Moi University

Background Information

UNESCO Chair on Enterprise Management & Sustainability at Moi University Kenya was established in December 2019. Moi University is proud to have been selected to be the UNESCO Chair in this field which involves building capacities among the business community and farmers for enterprise creation, effective management and sustainability. The objectives of the chair will be to contribute towards establishment of enterprises that can meet the needs of present and future generations of customers and stakeholders through innovative creation of new businesses while enhancing environmental protection for sustainable economic development. The Chair will also carry out surveys and research on frameworks for sustainable enterprise management, sustainable enterprise creation and generate information to key stakeholders including the chamber of commerce, NGOs and the private sector for enhancing sustainable entrepreneurship. The Chair will work in collaboration with Indiana University USA, Ivey School of Business, Western University, Canada, Makerere University Business School, Uganda, and UniTwin UNESCO Chairs in Kenya, KNATCOM and UNESCO.


UNESCO is the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization established in 1946. It seeks to build peace through international cooperation in Education, the Sciences and Culture. UNESCO's programmes contribute to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals defined in Agenda 2030, adopted by the UN General Assembly in 2015. The Kenya National Commission for UNESCO (KNATCOM) is State Corporation in the Ministry of Education established to promote Kenya’s national interests in UNESCO and UNESCO’s international interests in Kenya, Regionally and Globally.


Objectives of MU UNESCO Chair

The goal of the Chair is to build capacities in the university surrounding community on enterprise management and sustainability focusing on:-

  • Youth Enterprise Training
  • Enterprises start up support
  • Enterprise Management
  • Enterprise Sustainability


Coordinating Committee



Chairperson, Prof. Isaac S. Kosgey 

Vice Chancellor


coordinator unesco

Coordinator, Prof. Charles Lagat

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Committee Members

Prof. Simion Mining - Director Research

Prof. Arthur Kwena - School of Medicine

Dr. Kefa. Simwa - School of Education

Dr. Kiptanui Jerono - School of Agriculture

Prof. Leonard Mulongo - School of Arts, Social and Natural Sciences

Prof. Bernard Nassiuma - School of Business and Economics

Dr. Zurah Mohammed - School of Business and Economics


Join Us

MU UNSECO Chair welcomes well-wishers and partners who would like to join and support any of our activities or projects. We are seeking for partnerships, collaboration and funding to enable us roll out more projects and to enhance knowledge creation & sharing, The proposed capacity development projects aim at enhancing skills on enterprise management and sustainability. The target will be the MSME sector in Kenya. MU UNESCO chair has a bright future build on sustainability and greater focus on building linkages for a better tomorrow. You are all welcomed.



The Chair holder,

UNESCO Chair at Moi University

P. O. Box 3900 - 30100 Eldoret, Kenya

Tel.0790 940 508 | 0736 138 770 | 0771 336 911

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Information for Incoming International Students


Moi University is a public university established in 1984 by an Act of Parliament (Moi University Act, 1984) as the Second Public University in Kenya and further given a fresh Charter under the Universities Act No. 42 of 2012 (Rev. 2016). Moi University provides you with a secure physical environment in an academic climate that nurtures intellectual growth and creativity. Our setting is a rural, beautiful campus with friendly staff in an atmosphere that fosters learning and exploration. As an international student you will enjoy a supportive study environment, qualified teachers, good facilities and a friendly atmosphere. The University currently has four campuses, namely: Main Campus, Annex, College of Health Sciences & Nairobi Campus


General Information   
Academic Calendar Semesters begin  September, January and May 
Exchange Duration  Determined by the Programme
Language of instruction  English
Application Procedure /application-procedure  
Contact Information   
Address  3900 – 30100, Eldoret Kesses, 
Eldoret, Kenya 

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Application information  
Procedure  Identify the programme of interest and apply  online or contact the Dean or Intern. Office.
Immigration Requirements 
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International Students  
International students campus support services
On Campus Accommodation  At a cost of Ksh 2000-5000 Monthly  
Off Campus housing Approx. Ksh 6,000 Monthly es/international-students-welfare
Information COVID-19  
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Transport  Public Service Vehicles (known as Matatus) - These are 14-seater minibuses and buses  which are readily available all over the  country. There are also taxis and Special Hire  vehicles, Boda Boda cycles.
Cost of living  Between Ksh 30,000 to 50,000 Monthly 
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