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JU hosted a classic American play, “Death of a Salesman”

Jimma University, school of Theatrical art in collaboration with the US embassy in Addis Ababa hosted a classic American play, Death of a Salesman, which was translated and produced by the well-known playwright and art figure Ato. Alemayehu Gebrehiwot as “Ye Abaweraw Guzo.” The performance took stage for two consecutive days on May 18th and […]

Delegates from US Embassy in Addis Ababa visited Jimma University

On May 19th, delegates from the US Embassy in Addis Ababa led by Ruth Anne Stevens-Klitz (Counselor of Public Affairs) visited Jimma University to present opportunities for academic staff to study in the United States. The presentation focused on the prestigious Fulbright and Humphrey scholarship programs, which offer opportunities for professionals to pursue advanced degrees, […]

International Conference on Green Fuels for Bio-based Circular Economy (IC-GFBCE 2023)

The IC-GFBCE (2023) was organized by the Center for Excellence at Jimma University Institute of Technology on May 11 and 12. In his opening speech, Dr. Jemal Abafita, Jimma University President, expressed gratitude to the conference contributors and underlined Jimma University’s commitment to promoting circular economy in alignment with Ethiopia’s climate resilient green economy development […]

Champions Program: Global Medical Experts Restore Smiles for Children with Cleft Lip and Palate in Jimma University

Jimma University Medical Center, which has been in partnership with Operation Smile for nearly two decades, is undertaking an educational program aimed at restoring the smiles of children with cleft lip and palate. Through local skill capacity building, surgeons, nurses, nutritionists, dentists, speech pathologists, and anesthesiologists from all over the world came together to offer […]

Jimma University and Operation Smile Leaders Discuss Partnership to Enhance Health Care and Education

Jimma University leadership and top management from Operation Smile discussed ways to strengthen their partnership to improve patient service and education at the Jimma University Medical Center (JUMC). During the meeting, the various contributions made by Operation Smile over the past two decades were highlighted, including the provision of comprehensive cleft care for patients, establishment […]

Invitation for Prospective Startups

Jimma University If you have innovative ideas related to Agri-Tech or Agri-Business, we urge you to join us for a training workshop designed to help you establish a competitive startup. Please find additional information on the image.

Jimma University (JU) in collaboration with Africa One Health University Network (AFROHUN-Ethiopia) launched the Center for One Health Research, Training, and Outreach (JU-COH) at Jimma University

Jimma University and AFROHUN Ethiopia supported by USAID fund, have been working together for the last 13 years to implement and advocate the One Health approach; an integrated, unifying approach that aims to balance and optimize the health of people, animals, and ecosystems. Jimma University hosted the inaugural workshop of the Center for One Health […]

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 […]

Congratulations to Misra Abdulahi

Misra Abdulahi, former UiO PhD student is the new Dean of Public Health at Jimma University in Ethiopia. Dean Misra was part of the Norad funded research and research education capacity development program, Strategic And Collaborative Capacity Development in Ethiopia and Africa (SACCADE). SACCADE ran from December 2013 – December 2020 and its major aim […]