About The Institute of Science and Technology Yenagoa


The Institute of Science and Technology Yenagoa (IST Yenagoa) is a new interdisciplinary research-led institute dedicated to applied research and education in science and technology, located in Yenagoa, Bayelsa Sate, Nigeria.  The Institute’s objective is to empower our generation and make a contribution to the nation to help uplift the progress in business, science, technology and to undertake cutting-edge research that will inform policy and development in Nigeria.

Additionally, the Institute seeks to:

  • Develop leaders in society or industry who hold credible expertise in the frontier science and technology, broad perspectives, high level of autonomy and communication ability, through its systematic advanced continuing professional development courses.
  • Contribute to Nigerian societies with research outcomes, creates a centre of excellence for advancement of empirical work for solving problems of our country and society and develops new fields through a variety of applied empirical research studies.

Our Mission

To develop and foster knowledge-driven, science, technology-competent students and professionals, promote socially-responsible work practices and have a positive impact on organizations and society. To this end, The Institute shall conduct internationally outstanding education and research in science and technology, and thus contribute to the sustainable development of Bayelsa State, and promote and sustain the advancement of science and technology in Nigeria.

Our Vision

To be recognized as a leading science and technology institute in Nigeria known for delivering an exceptional learner experience, for undertaking cutting-edge research and for exceptional community engagement.