Category: News

Exchange Study Opportunity for Under-graduate Students of Jimma University

Middle East Technical University (METU) from Turkey is making announcement to accept incoming student of mobility program for the spring semester of 2023-2024 Academic Year within the framework of Erasmus+ KA171 International Credit Mobility (ICM) agreement (2022 & 2023 projects). The University would like to host 2 students from our university with Erasmus+ scholarships for […]

Jimma University Organized a Kick-off Workshop on Health Insurance.

A kick-off workshop on piloting a sliding scale-based community-based health insurance scheme in Ethiopia has been conducted in Oromia and Sidama national regional states. The kick-off workshop was conducted at Hawassa and Adama on October 29 and 30, 2023, consecutively, where key stakeholders from the different levels of the health care system and regional leadership, […]

Discussion forum held between Jimma University and UNFPA for years of partnership

In a significant development, Jimma University and UNFPA recently engaged in a fruitful discussion forum aimed at strengthening their bilateral relationship and collaboration in the areas of maternal health and sexual and reproductive health. The objective of the forum was to reflect on past achievements and engage in meaningful discussions regarding future activities. Dr. Jemal […]

Hospital partnership on Antimicrobial Resistance and Pandemic Preparedness workshop

The Hospital partnership on Antimicrobial Resistance and Pandemic Preparedness Annual Review Meeting workshop was held at Jimma University on October-24-25, 2023. This workshop was organized by Jimma University and Arsi University in collaboration with Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich/LMU/, and Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf (HHU). The main objective of the workshop was to foster partnership […]

Professor Gebisa Ejeta awarded a National medal of Science.

Dr. Gebisa Ejeta, esteemed Professor of Plant Breeding & Genetics and International Agriculture, has been honored by President Joe Biden with the National Medal of Science on Tuesday (Oct. 24). He presently holds positions as executive director of the Purdue Center for Global Food Security and Purdue University Presidential Fellow for Food Security and Sustainable […]

Jimma University Hosts Panel Discussion on Strategic Imperatives

In a profound panel discussion held at Jimma University on October 10, 2023, experts discussed the imperative task of safeguarding Ethiopia’s national interests in the face of an evolving global landscape dominated by great power competition. The event, titled “Securing Ethiopia’s National Interests in the Emerging Great Power Competition,” was presided over by Dr. Jemal […]

Jimma University Engages in International Accreditation Process for Architecture and Urban Planning Program.

Jimma University’s Institute of Technology is making significant strides towards internationalizing its Architecture and Urban Planning program, aiming to equip graduates with the necessary skills and competencies to excel in the global arena. As part of this endeavor, the University has initiated a comprehensive renovation of its laboratories and teaching equipment. Additionally, the Jimma University […]

Revitalizing and strengthening Partnership with Vanke School of Public Health.

Delegates from Jimma University, led by President of JU, Dr. Jemal Abafita, visited the Vanke School of Public Health at Tsinghua University to discuss and explore opportunities for collaboration. The purpose of the visit was to strengthen and revitalize the partnership between the two institutions as part of Jimma University’s internationalization efforts. The meeting, held […]