top General Information


Street:PO Box 1176

City:Addis Ababa

Tel.:+251(11) 123-9800

Fax:+251(11) 123-9768


Institution Funding



Founded 1961 as Haile Sellassie I University, incorporating University College of Addis Ababa, founded 1950; Imperial College of Engineering, 1953; Ethio-Swedish Institute of Building Technology, 1954; Imperial Ethiopian College of Agricultural and Mechanical Arts, 1951; Public Health College, 1954; and Theological College of the Holy Trinity, 1960. Acquired present title 1975.

Academic Year

September to July (September-February; February-July). Also Summer programme (July-August)

Admission Requirements

Preparatory Programme certificate, or foreign equivalent



Accrediting Agency

Ministry of Education

Student Body


top Officers

Head : Admasu Tsegaye

Job title:President

Senior Administrative Officer : Hirut Woldemariam

Job title:Vice-President for Business and Development

Senior Administrative Officer : Jeilu Oumer

Job title:Academic Vice-President

International Relations Officer : Abye Tasse

Job title:Associate Vice-President for International Affairs

top Divisions

Academy : Ethiopian Languages and Cultures

Fields of study:African Languages, Cultural Studies

College : Business and Economics

Fields of study:Accountancy, Business Administration, Business and Commerce, Economics, Finance, Management, Marketing, Public Administration

College : Development Studies

Fields of study:Demography and Population, Environmental Studies, Gender Studies, Regional Studies, Rural Planning, Water Science

College : Education and Behavioural Studies

Fields of study:Curriculum, Education, Educational Administration, Educational and Student Counselling, Educational Psychology, Educational Research, Educational Sciences, Educational Testing and Evaluation, Higher Education, Social Psychology, Special Education

College : Health Sciences

Fields of study:Anaesthesiology, Anatomy, Biochemistry, Community Health, Dental Hygiene, Dermatology, Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Medical Technology, Medicine, Microbiology, Midwifery, Neurology, Nursing, Ophthalmology, Orthopaedics, Otorhinolaryngology, Paediatrics, Parasitology, Pathology, Pharmacology, Physiology, Plastic Surgery, Psychiatry and Mental Health, Radiology, Surgery, Venereology, Veterinary Science

College : Humanities, Language Studies, Journalism and Communication

Fields of study:African Languages, Communication Studies, Journalism, Linguistics, Literature, Modern Languages

College : Law and Governance Studies

Fields of study:Commercial Law, Constitutional Law, Government, Human Rights, International Law, Law, Public Law

College : Natural Sciences

Fields of study:Astronomy and Space Science, Biological and Life Sciences, Cell Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Earth Sciences, Environmental Studies, Food Science, Geophysics, Marine Science and Oceanography, Mathematics, Microbiology, Paleontology, Physics, Plant and Crop Protection, Seismology, Sports, Statistics, Zoology

College : Performing and Visual Arts

Fields of study:Fine Arts, Music, Theatre

More details:Skunder Boghossian

College : Social Sciences

Fields of study:Anthropology, Archaeology, European Languages, Geography, Heritage Preservation, History, International Relations, Linguistics, Philosophy, Political Sciences, Sociology

College : Veterinary Medicine and Agriculture

Fields of study:Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Biomedicine, Epidemiology, Immunology, Microbiology, Pathology, Veterinary Science

Institute : Architecture, Building Construction and City Development

Fields of study:Architecture, Building Technologies, Landscape Architecture, Regional Planning, Town Planning

More details:Ethiopian

School : Social Work

Fields of study:Social Work

top Degrees

Bachelor's Degree

Fields of study:Animal Husbandry, Arts and Humanities, Engineering, Medicine, Natural Sciences, Physics, Veterinary Science

Master's Degree

Fields of study:African Languages, Agriculture, Anaesthesiology, Anatomy, Anthropology, Automation and Control Engineering, Biochemistry, Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Biomedicine, Biotechnology, Cardiology, Cell Biology, Chemistry, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Construction Engineering, Earth Sciences, Ecology, Education, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Energy Engineering, Engineering, Engineering Management, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Studies, Food Science, Food Technology, Genetics, Geography, Geological Engineering, Geophysics, History, Hydraulic Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Information Sciences, International Relations, Journalism, Landscape Architecture, Linguistics, Management, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Natural Sciences, Nutrition, Paleontology, Philosophy, Physics, Power Engineering, Psychology, Public Health, Railway Engineering, Road Engineering, Sociology, Telecommunications Engineering, Thermal Engineering, Town Planning, Veterinary Science, Water Management, Zoology


Fields of study:African Languages, Agriculture, Anatomy, Anthropology, Biochemistry, Biology, Biomedicine, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Networks, Computer Science, Construction Engineering, Education, Electrical Engineering, Engineering Management, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Management, Food Technology, Genetics, Geological Engineering, History, Hydraulic Engineering, Information Technology, Landscape Architecture, Linguistics, Management, Materials Engineering, Mathematics, Modern Languages, Physics, Political Sciences, Psychology, Public Health, Sociology, Software Engineering, Sports, Statistics, Thermal Engineering, Veterinary Science, Water Science, Zoology

top Academic Periodicals


The Ethiopian Journal of Business and Economics

Main Press

Addis Ababa University Press

Updated on 06-12-2016