Developing Science Globally
Developing Science Globally

About Jimma University

Jimma University is a public university with over 40,000 students, 3.000 faculty, 60 departments, and 7 campuses. The university has been nationally ranked first by the federal Ministry of Education for four successive years.


The Place Features


☑ The official language of education in Ethiopia is English from high school.
☑ The university has its own farm and dairy and provide fresh natural products to staff.
☑ Jimma city is the birthplace of coffee, where still the world's high-quality wild coffee grows.
☑ Low cost of living.
☑ The exceptional pleasant weather of Jimma city (normally ranging between 18 - 25 C).
☑ Ethiopia is one of the safest countries in Africa, and the largest ally of the United States.
☑ Ethiopia has the world's fastest growing higher education, and thus, a golden opportunity for exceptional experiences in academia.   



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