About Ristal Institute

Ristal Institute is a private nonprofit online academic institution in South Sudan established to provide quality and affordable higher education. Ristal Institute is a flagship academic institute owned by Ristal Initiative-A national NGO registered in South Sudan.


Our vision is to become a globally recognized academic institution that uses technological innovations to create an engaging learning environment for students.


Our mission is to contribute to capacity building of the workforce through provision of affordable higher education, innovation and research in order to improve the healthcare and well-being of communities in South Sudan and beyond

Core values

  1. Ethics-conduct teaching and business in a manner that shows responsibility, respect and dignity 
  2. Quality-Provide knowledge and skills through the use of latest technologies to ensure quality education  
  3. Collaboration-Work with national, regional and international partners to enhance the exchange of expertise
  4. Integrity-conduct activities in honest and fair manner


  1. Offer an engaging learning environment through the use of technology
  2. Provide clear learning objectives to enable students master the subject matter
  3. Provide clear assessment methods to promote motivation
  4. Conduct and disseminate research findings to improve the quality of living