NDU-K was established under Section 24 of the Universities Education Act, 2012 on 27 May 2021. The University offers specialized certificates, diplomas and degrees in areas related to Defence and security, as well as other dimensions of security. The University is based at Lanet, Nakuru County.
A centre of excellence in training, education and research in national security and strategy.
To empower defence and security professionals through world-class education and training in order to enhance capacity in safeguarding national interest.
To contribute to education and training, research, leadership development and practice in national security and strategy for the transformation of Kenya.
The values are: academic freedom, honesty, diversity, discipline, integrity, and responsibility.
POLICY QUALITY STATEMENT
NDU-K is committed to providing high quality education that offers intellectual, social, cultural and economic benefits through professional training, ducation, research, innovation, publishing and community service.