Anti-Corruption and Ethics


TO become one of the best anti –corruptions in the university by curbing corruption to the level where it cannot become an obstacle to good governance and development efforts of the College


In cooperation with relevant bodies, to insure transparency and accountability in various offices, university enterprises and organizations by promoting anti-corruption and ethical education, preventing corrupting and impropriety, investigating and prosecuting corruption offices, and recovering assets.  


In cooperating with relevant bodies in the University, to strive to create an aware society where corruption will not be condoned or tolerate by promoting ethics and anti-corruption education;

In cooperating with relevant bodies in the University, to prevent corruption offences and other improprieties;

To create ethical students who will be good  citizen for the building of the nation; 

To detect, investigate and prosecute corruption offences and improprieties;

Principles of Ethical Service

  1. Integrity 
  2. Loyalty
  3. Transparency
  4. Confidentiality
  5. Honesty
  6. Accountability 
  7. Serving the public interest  
  8. Exercising legitimate authority       
  9. Impartiality
  10. Respecting the law                      
  11. Responsiveness
  12. Exercising leader ship

Code of Ethics that student should follow.

  • Academic honesty/loyalty 
  • Standing for truth 
  • Respecting rules and regulations 
  • Free idea exchanges / Assertiveness
  • Taking social diversity as blessing 
  • Respecting others’ rights
  • Advocating intellectual moves 
  • Exercising culture of tolerance 
  • Good will
  • Courtesy/ Politeness 

Ethical conduct is a weapon to suppress undesirable wishes, evil thoughts and intrusive emotional temptations which otherwise hamper our characters, actions and decisions. It is thus vitally important that we use this instrument wisely for a better effect in our lives.  

Ethical conduct distinguishes people from animals, helps us to maintain human dignity and enable us to control our ego. It is a compass that guides our moves to respond to our desire and inner drives thereby helping us to address them in accordance with moral standards. Education and experience are vital tools to develop ethical behavior. It goes without saying that university is where education is acquired and experience is shared. University students are therefore expected to be exemplary in there ethical behavior. As university students, always bear in mind that you are here to acquire useful knowledge, to search for truth and develop your innovative skills. 

Social sciences & Humanities College, Anti corruption and Ethics Coordinating office, Jimma University

አድራሻ  ጅማ   Tel.  0472115462      የፖ.ሣ.ቁ. 5160   

   Getachew Anteneh Yigzaw (PhD) Mob. 0911833741       Ethics Office