Aksum University Ethiopia

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Aksum University Ethiopia

Aksum University Ethiopia

Aksum University:  Aksum University Ethiopia

Aksum University is a public University in Ethiopia. Under the Plan for Higher Education, it is one of the nation’s ten public higher educational institutions established after the establishment of the first generation Universities. Because of this, Aksum University possesses the title of Ethiopian’s Second generation learning institution, founded in 2007. The University’s name became Aksum University, so named for the Aksum town.

Aksum University is 1024 kilometers distance north from the capital city of Ethiopia, Addis Ababa. It is situated in Tigray, Central Zone and about 2.5 kilometers South West from the town of Aksum in an area of 107 hectares. The area is UNESCO’s world heritage site, the possible location of the Ark of covenant, famed for its giant granite stelae (sometimes called Obelisks). This makes the
University a unique and historic institution.

At its inception, the University had one campus and three colleges. Later, the University added two campuses which host three colleges and one school. Currently, the University has three campuses, six colleges and one school which enroll about 12,000 students in regular programs and 8,000 students in summer and extension programmes. It is staffed with 702 academic and 1271 administrative staff.
Furthermore, it is actively engaging in national visions, information technology endeavours, expanding the University’s activity with 49 undergraduate and 24 postgraduate programmes with a vision to provide a global perspective for students.

It offers programs and researches which lead toward degrees and masters in different fields of studies.





Vision:  Aksum University Ethiopia

By 2020, Aksum University aspires to be a university of first choice for high quality learning-research environment and a
genuine sense of community.




Mission:  Aksum University Ethiopia

Our mission is to serve the nation by providing learner-centered education research in sync with national interest,
and productive and responsive community engagement via value-added partnerships




Campuses and colleges:  Aksum University Ethiopia

Main Campus

1. College of Engineering and Technology

Undergraduate Programs:

  • Civil Engineering
  • Computing Technology
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Textile Engineering
  • Electrical and computer engineering
  • Construction Management Technology

      Post graduate programs:

  • Information Technology

2. College of Natural & Computational Sciences

     Undergraduate Programs:

  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology
  • Sport science
  • Mathematics
  • Statistics and
  • Biotechnology

     Post graduate programs:

  • Bio Technology
  • Micro Biology
  • Bio Chemistry
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics
  • Physics

3. College of Social Sciences & Languages

     Undergraduate Programs:

  • Political science and international relations
  • Law
  • English Language and Literature
  • Ethiopian languages and Literature (Amharic)
  • Theatre  Arts
  • Journalism and Communication
  • Geography and Environmental studies

     Post graduate programs:

  • Geography and Environmental study
  • Applied Linguistics in Teaching Amharic
  • Teaching English as a Foreign Language

4. College of Business and Economics

     Undergraduate Programs:

  • Accounting and Finance
  • Banking and Finance
  • Management
  • Marketing management
  • Logistics and supply Chain management
  • Economics
  • Cooperative management

     Post graduate programs:

  • Financial and Developmental Economics
  • Accounting and audit
  • MBA

5. Institution of Archaeology and Tourism

     Undergraduate Programs:

  • Archaeology and Heritage Management
  • History and Heritage Management
  • Tourism management
  • Hotel management

              Post graduate programs:

  • Tourism Management
  • Archaeology and Heritage Management
  • History

6. School of Education and Behavioural Science

  Undergraduate Programs:

  • Psychology
  • Teacher Education

           Post graduate programs:

  • Developmental Psychology

Referral Campus

7. College of Health Science

         Undergraduate Programs:

  • Medicine
  • Nursing
  • Public Health
  • Midwifery
  • Psychiatric nursing
  • Anaesthesia
  • Neonatal nursing
  • Medical laboratory science
  • Pharmacy
  • Surgical nursing

Post graduate programs:

  • Public Health

Shire Campus

8. College of Agriculture

        Undergraduate Programs:

  • Animal Production and technology
  • Soil resource and water shed management
  • Agro Economics
  • Plant science

         Post graduate programs:

  • Agribusiness and  value chain management
  • Horticulture
  • API Culture

9. School of mines

         Undergraduate Programs:

  • Mining Engineering
  • Mineral Processing and Metallurgic Engineering
  • Geology

  10. School of water technology

  • Hydraulics and water Resources engineering
  • Water Resources and Irrigation engineering

Contact of Aksum University:  Aksum University Ethiopia

Contact us


P.o.Box: 1010, Aksum, Tigray


Phone: +251 347 753 645,+251 348 750 240, 0911 575 043

Fax: (+251) 34 775 19 31

Email: CCMC[at]aksumuniversity.org

Email HR dept. :hr@aksumuniversity.org

Email Office of the President: president@aksumunive