Arba Minch University Addis Ababa Office


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Arba Minch University Addis Ababa Office

Campus Guide

The University is sited in five campuses based around Arba Minch town, with the Arba Minch Institute of Technology, and primary administrative units based on the Main Campus site, and the Colleges sited according to infrastructure and facilities, number of students, and proximity to field and institutional attachment and laboratories. The College of Medicine and Health Sciences, for example, is sited nearby Arba Minch Hospital.

Main Campus

  • Arba Minch Institute of Technology

The ‘Mother Campus’ is located at about 5km north of Arba Minch town on the road to Addis Ababa.

Arba Minch University in Ethiopia, is situated at the foot of the Gamo Gofa mountain ranges facing the Abaya Lake, forming part of the East African Rift Valley It was founded in the late 1980s.

With an objective to address water-related issues, the then Arba Minch Water Technology Institute (AWTI) was established in September 1979 EC (1986). AWTI offered short and long-term training; conducting research, and consultancy services in the water sector.

Until 1993, the institute was under the Water Resource Commission and was then transferred to the Ministry of Education. In the wake of the nation’s development plan to produce qualified manpower, the institute was scaled up to the level of university as Arba Minch University in 2004.

Contact Us

Corporate Communication
P.O. Box 21
Arba Minch University

Tel: +251-46881-4986
Fax: +251-46881-0820/0279
E-mail: corcom@amu.edu.et , ictc@amu.edu.et