Category: News

Transforming Jimma University’s Engineering Programs through Accreditation

Presentations have been made on the accreditation process of Jimma Institute of Technology’s 13 Engineering programs. The ongoing process was presented to Jimma University Council members, JU executive members, JU ABET committee, JIT Deans, Technical Committee, and a representative from the Ministry of Education. The objective of the presentation is to publicize the ongoing activities […]

Health Innovations Visit and Consultative Workshop

A High-Level Health Innovation Projects Visit and Consultative Workshop held at Jimma University. Ministry of Health and Armauer Hansen Research Institute (AHRI) has organized a half-day high-level event that brings together a number of higher officials from key stakeholders and developmental partners like the USAID, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the Embassy of Canada, different […]

Book Donation

Staffs from Department of Biostatistics and Oslo Center for Biostatistics and Epidemiology of University of Oslo have donated more than 110 books to Jimma University Library. Professor Arnoldo Frigessi and Professor René Holst have coordinated the support and handed over the books to Jimma University Library. Jimma University and the University of Oslo signed a […]

Graduation 2021-2022 G.C

Jimma University has made a colorful and fascinating students’ graduation on 2nd July 2022 at its attractive and spectacular Hachalu Hundessa’s civic centre (hall). In this enthralling student graduation, more than two thousand and 500 students have graduated from various disciplines and programs at different levels. Out of 2229 first academic degree graduates, 36 per […]

Four JU staffs promoted to full professorship rank

The new Board of Governance of Jimma University has endorsed the professorship request of four senior academic staffs of Jimma University in its 56th regular session held today at the University’s Senate hall. With six other promotions endorsed in August 2021, the number of staffs promoted to the rank of full professor within the year […]

Repositioning Academic Libraries

Jimma University held a panel discussion on the theme: “The Role of Academic Libraries in Teaching-Learning and Research Activities”. Dr. Tadesse Habtamu, VP for academic affairs on his opening speech said that Academic libraries are the backbones of research, teaching-learning process and Community Services. The objective of the panel discussion is repositioning of Academic Libraries […]

Capacity Building Partnership Agreement is signed

A capacity-building work plan partnership has been signed between Jimma University Institute of Technology (JIT) and Germany-based higher institution, University of Applied Forest Science (HFR). Representatives of the two institutions, Professor Dr. Engineer Isayas Alemayehu (JIT) and Professor Dr. Engineer Matthias Friedle (HFR) have signed the agreement today at the knowledge transfer center, JIT. The […]

Cancer Treatment Center have been Inaugurate

The second cancer treatment center in Ethiopia has been inaugurated at Jimma University, Jimma Medical Centre (JMC). It has been inaugurated officially in the presence of the Ministry of Health Dr. Liya Tadesse and Jimma University president Dr. Jemal Abafita accompanied by higher officials from the federal government, Jimma City and Jimma University. It is […]

Reflection on JUCAN’s evolution and future direction, 03 February 2022

Reflection on JUCAN’s evolution and future direction, 03 February 2022 A flashback has been presented on Clinical and Nutrition Research Centre (JUCAN)’s evolution and future direction (2008 to 2022) at Jimma University College of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine hall, today. The presentation was followed by a discussion. Dr. Jemal Abafita, JU president in his opening […]

Completion of Phase I KOFIH Project, and Phase II is about to commence

Completion of Phase I KOFIH project, and Phase II is about to commence KOFIH, JU, and JZHO commemorate the completion of phase I of collaborative MNCH projects by handing them over to end-users on the 5th and 6th of February 2022. The Korean Foundation for International Health (KOFIH), in collaboration with Jimma University (JU) and […]

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