Category: News

Honoring the service of a selfless physician, Dr. Mei Gengnian

During a recent visit to Jimma University, a Chinese medical team led by Dr. Zhang, President of the Chinese Medical Mission to Ethiopia met with Dr. Jemal Abafita, the president of Jimma University. The two leaders discussed renewing commitments and strengthening ties between China and Jimma University. As part of their visit, the delegation paid […]

Jimma University Board Endorses Five Full Professorships

Jimma University is pleased to announce the promotion of five faculty members to the rank of full professorship. The Board of Governance endorsed their requests during the 58th regular session held on March 24th, 2023, at the University’s Senate hall. The promotions were awarded after the faculty members submitted their applications to their respective departments […]

Program Advisory Board for Program Accreditation

Jimma University has established a Program Advisory Board (PAB) for accreditation purposes. Over the past two years, Jimma University has closely collaborated with the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology (ABET) and the National Architecture Accrediting Board (NAAB) to obtain accreditation for its engineering-related programs. The ABET accreditation and NAAB certification process requires the establishment […]

Collaboration between Jimma University and Texas Tech University

Jimma University is hosting a workshop on: “Pathway to Global Accreditation of Architecture, Engineering and Computing Programs at Jimma University” in collaboration with Texas Tech University, USA at Jimma Technology Institute. For the past two years, Jimma University has been working on the accreditation of 13 Engineering, Computing and Architecture programs with the intention of […]

Focus on Improving Care for Pediatric Cancer Patients

Jimma University, in collaboration with Aslan Project, a non-governmental organization, has discussed on enhancing the quality of care provided to pediatric cancer patients. The discussion centered on the critical role of supporting partners in improving the standard of cancer care and saving the lives of young patients. The Executive Director of Aslan Project, Julie Broas, […]

Jimma University Medical Center Conducts Free Eye-Care Services and Cataract Surgery in collaboration with Albassar International Foundation

Albassar International Foundation, a nongovernmental organization from Saudi Arabia, has partnered with Jimma University to provide free five-day eye examinations and cataract surgery to the public. The initiative aims to promote eye health and raise awareness about the importance of regular eye check-ups. During the campaign, Albassar International Foundation donated eyeglasses, medication, and conducted cataract […]

Jimma and Assosa University partnership

Jimma University and Assosa University signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate on various research and development activities. This partnership will progressively expand to involve other universities in Ethiopia, South Sudan, and Sudan, and work towards several activities related to the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), including socioeconomic development, environmental protection, and disease control. […]

Jimma University Collaborative Projects Annual Forum

Systematization of Collaborative Projects Management: towards maximizing projects’ impact and partnerships. Jimma University is currently hosting an annual forum for collaborative project management, bringing together professionals and academics from various fields to discuss and share ideas on the systematization of collaborative projects towards maximizing project impacts and partnerships. The forum is organized by the Collaborative […]

Cluster Member Universities to Access Funding Opportunities

Members of the Western cluster public universities of Ethiopia have had meeting with the European Union to access funding opportunities. The opportunities are particularly focussed on exploring the current opportunities for Sub-Saharan HEIs with a special emphasis on capacity building. The universities in this network are: Jimma University, Bonga University, Worabe University, Mettu University, and […]

Jimma University and O-Yes Global Foundation signed a Memorandum of Understanding

Jimma University and the O-Yes Global Foundation have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to promote partnerships that will contribute to youth empowerment and development. This is essential for sustainable development and peace in the local community and for the country on the whole. The MOU was signed by Jimma University’s president, Dr. Jemal Abafita, […]