Mission and vision sport science


Jimma University sport academy aspires to be the leading public premier sport academy in the country, renown in Africa and recognized in the world.


Jimma University sport academy (JUSA) is producing victorious athletes, researchers and capable professionals through the provision of research based training to youngsters possessing exceptional talent and sport professionals so as to enable them become competent and effective in both National and International level.

Moreover, Jimma University sport academy will be also aspired to be the leading center of excellence in community research based education and training program.

JUSA talent priority area

Jimma University sport academy has identified the following sport priority areas based on sport popularity, environment, facility and availability of professionals

  • Football
  • Basketball
  • Handball
  • Swimming
  • Athletics (short distance, jumpers and throwers)
  • Table tennis
  • Volleyball and
  • Cultural  sports and games


Jimma University main campus is located in Jimma Town, Oromia Regional State, and 351Kms to South West of Addis Ababa.