The Mission of the ministry is:

  • Provide access to relevant and high quality education;
  • provide high quality higher education services;
  • make science & technology the engine of growth;
  • ensure gender equity in education;
  • promote the principle of life long learning;
  • promote innovation in science and technology;
  • promote research in science and technology;
  • ensure sustainable environmental growth.

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We Serve the Gambians

In the areas of Tertiary and Higher Education including Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET), Research, Science Technology and Innovation.

Work Space

Our Location

  • Address: Senegambia Highway – Bijilo, Opposite Gambia Chamber of Commerce & Industry (GCCI) Building, Bijilo, West Coast Region, The Gambia
  • Phone: (+220) 446 67 52
  • Email:

Business Hours

  • Monday - Thursday - 8:00am to 4:00pm
  • Friday - 8:00am to 12:30pm
  • Saturday - Sunday - Closed