Category: News

Space Science Training Kicked off

A Special Space Science Summer Training for talented high school students kicked off at Jimma University, College of Social Sciences and Humanities’ hall today. The objective is to train and nurture Jimma zone’s different secondary and high school selected students in Space Technology, Astronomy, and Aerospace Engineering fields. Mr. Jifar Raya, Chairman of the Jimma […]

A free eye care campaign in Afar region

An eye care team from Jimma university department of ophthalmology has conducted a free eye disease screening and surgical campaign in Afar region from Aug 2- 10, 2022. The department head, Dr. Jafer Kedir, has stated due to the instability in the northern part of Ethiopia, particularly health care facilities in the Afar region, including […]

A free eye care campaign in Afar region

An eye care team from Jimma university department of ophthalmology has conducted a free eye disease screening and surgical campaign in Afar region from Aug 2- 10, 2022. The department head, Dr. Jafer Kedir, has stated due to the instability in the northern part of Ethiopia, particularly health care facilities in the Afar region, including […]

Biomedical Engineering for Jimma Project Kick-off

Biomedical Engineering for Jimma (BEJIM), a joint project between Anhalt University, Germany and Jimma University, Ethiopia, kicked-off today Jimma University. The main objective of the project is to capacitate and strengthen Biomedical engineering education in Jimma and Ethiopia at large. On his welcoming speech Dr. Jemal Abafita, President of Jimma University indicated that the BEJIM […]

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 […]