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Addis Ababa University (AAU), which was established in 1950 as the University College of Addis Ababa (UCAA), is the oldest and the largest higher learning and research institution in Ethiopia. Since its inception, the University has been the leading centre in teaching-learning, research and community services.

Beginning with enrollment capacity of 33 students in 1950, AAU now has 47,610 students (29,872 undergraduate, 15,398 Master’s and 2,340 PhD students) and 8,709 staff (3,110 academics, 4,346 admin support staff and 1253 health Professionals). In its 14 campuses, the University runs 70 undergraduate and 293 graduate programs (72 PhD and 221 Masters), and various specializations in Health Sciences.

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Strategic Issues

  1. Student-centred teaching-learning
  2. Curriculum/program excellence and innovation
  3. Quality assurance
  4. Research and innovation
  5. University-Industry/Society linkage
  6. Resource generation and management
  7. Good governance
  8. Operational excellence
  9. Diversity management
  10. Capacity building (human and physical)
  11. Entrepreneurship
  12. Staff retention

Strategic Themes

  • Excellence in teaching-learning
  • Excellence in research and technology transfer
  • Excellence in community service, engagement and strategic partnership
  • Excellence in Good Governance and diversity management

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