Jimma University

Posted on Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Jimma University (JU) is a public higher educational institution established in December 1999 by the amalgamation of Jimma College of Agriculture (founded in 1952), and Jimma Institute of Health Sciences (established in 1983).The two campuses are located in Jimma city 352 km southwest of Addis Ababa with an area of 167 hectares.

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

JU is a center of academic excellence integrating Training, Research and Service. The University trains higher caliber professionals at undergraduate and post-graduate levels through its cherished and innovative Community – Based Training Program (CBTP).

Jimma University Library System (JULS) was established as University Library in 1999. University library system (hereafter ULS is commissioned to promote the Instructional, Research, and Public Service goals of the entire university community through the expert provision of information.

Courses Offered
Undergraduate Programs

  • BSc in Horticulture (Regular, Evening, Summer)
  • BSc in Plant Sciences
  • BSc in Post Harvest Management
  • BSc in Natural Resources Management
  • BSc in Animal Science
  • BSc in Agricultural Economics & Extension
  • BSc in Rural Development and Agricultural Extension
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM)
  • BA. in Accounting
  • BA. in Economics
  • BA. Management
  • BA. in Banking and Finance
  • BSc in Civil Engineering
  • BSc in Electrical & Computer Engineering
  • Bsc in Mechanical Engineering
  • Bsc in Computer Science
  • BSc in Biomedical Engineering
  • Bachelor Degree in Information Science
  • BSc in Information Technology
  • BSc in Water Resources and Environmental Engineering
  • (BSc, BEd) in Biology
  • BSc in Chemistry
  • BSc in Mathematics
  • BSc in Physics
  • BSc in Sport Science(Regular, Summer)
  • BSc in Statistics
  • (BSc, BEd) in Analytical Chemistry
  • (BSc,BEd) in Inorganic Chemistry
  • (BSc,BEd) in Organic Chemistry
  • (BSc,BEd) in Physical Chemistry
  • (BSc, BEd) in Mathematics
  • BSc in Physics (Regular, Summer)
  • Bachelor of Pharmacy
  • BSc in Health Education and Behavioral Sciences
  • Medical Doctorate
  • MSc in Health Officer
  • LLB in Law
  • BEd in Geography and Environmental Studies
  • BA in Sociology
  • BA in English
  • B.Ed. Degree in Afan Oromo
  • BA in Ethiopian Language(s) & Literature -Amharic
  • BA in Oromo Folklore and Literature
  • BA in Governance and Development Studies
  • BA in Psychology
  • BA in History

Graduate Programs

  • MSc in Horticulture and Plant ScienceĀ  (Regular, Evening, Summer)
  • MSc in Plant Biotechnology
  • MSc in Natural Resources Management
  • MSc in Post Harvest Management
  • MSc in Veterinary Epidemiology
  • MSc in Animal Production
  • MSc in Entomology
  • MSc in Plant Pathology
  • MSc in Plant Breeding
  • PhD in Horticulture
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • MSc. in Accounting and Finance
  • MSc. in Economics
  • Masters in Sustainable Energy Engineering
  • Masters of Biology in Applied Microbiology Specialty
  • MSc in Analytical Chemistry
  • MSc in Inorganic Chemistry
  • MSc in Organic Chemistry
  • MSc in Physical Chemistry
  • Masters in Bio-statistics
  • Master of Science in Clinical Pharmacy
  • Master of Public Health in Reproductive Health
  • Master of Public Health in Epidemiology
  • Master of General Public Health
  • Master of Public Health in Health Education and Promotion
  • Master of Public Health in Health Education and Promotion (Summer)
  • Master of Public Health in Health Planning and Health Service Management
  • Master of Hospital and Health-care Administration
  • Master of Monitoring and Evaluation of Health
  • MSc in Physiology
  • PhD in Applied Ecology
  • PhD in Environmental Health
  • MA in TEFL (english)
  • Master of Arts in History


  • College Of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine
  • College of Business and Economics
  • College of Natural Sciences
  • College of Social Sciences and Law
  • College of Public Health and Medical Sciences
  • College of Engineering and Technology


  • School of Graduate Studies


  • Institute of Education
  • Institute of Health Science Research

Contact Details
Addis Ababa University
PO Box 1176
Addis Ababa
Tel: +251 (11) 123 9800
Fax: +251 (11) 123 9729
Official Website: http://www.ju.edu.et/

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