BaHIR DAR University – one of the largest universities in Federal Democratic Republic Ethiopia, which has more than 45,000 students and over 53 undergraduate and 30 graduate programmes.
Bahir Dar University (BDU) was inaugurated in May 2000 (1992 E.C.) when the former Bahir Dar Teachers College and Bahir Dar Polytechnic Institute joined together to become the Education and Engineering Faculties, respectively, of the new University.
Bahir Dar University strives to become a reputable center of excellence and a premier research university in Africa recognized for its quality education and for its outstanding research and outreach activities in an academic community that people are proud to be a member of.
“significantly contribute to the social, cultural, economic, political, scientific and technological development of the nation through the provision of high quality education; * produce knowledgeable, skilled, practical, intellectually inquisitive, democratic and problem solving graduates.
Bahir Dar university Libraries was established in 1993, as one of the academic unit of the University, with an objective to serve and promote the teaching-learning process, and support the research and community service functions of the University. It consists of a central administration unit, six branch and two sub-branch libraries attached to different Colleges /Faculties/ Institutes of the University.
Bahir Dar University
PO Box 79
Tel: +251 (58) 220 0137
Fax: +251 (58) 220 2025
Official Website: http://www.bdu.edu.et/