The Department is responsible for Research and Higher Education Information Management System (HEMIS). The purpose is to to enable Somalia to reach state-of-the-art innovation excellence and competitiveness through research & technological interventions.
The Department is responsible to:
- Conduct studies and researches.
- Develop and maintain national higher education database
- Run the Ministry website and maintain the database and security systems of the Ministry.
- Identify potential uses of information technology and to promote the adoption of suitable up-to-date information technologies for the Ministry.
- Enhance skills and knowledge in the use of information technology at the Ministry
- Govern data and information to ensure the integrity and security of the data.
- Provide ICT tools according to the current needs of the Ministry