Location of University – Adamawa State University is located in Mubi, the headquarters of the Northern Senatorial District of the State, which was once a constituent of the German Territory of Northern Cameroun. Mubi town was the Provincial capital of the erstwhile Sardauna Province. The town is situated at the foot of the Mandara Mountains separating Nigeria from the Republic of Cameroun. The town has a pleasant weather and scenic horizons. There is a rich traditional culture of the local peoples, with a paramount first-class traditional ruler, the Emir of Mubi.