Member Highlight: Jimma University
Jimma University (JU) is a pioneer in Community Based Education in Ethiopia, and is one of the leading public higher education institutions in the country. The University has a variety of programs aimed at creating the next generation of private and public sector leaders. Its practice oriented strategy of education prepares new graduates to join the workforce with the necessary skills, knowledge and experience. The University aspires to take a leading position in Africa. Internationally, its partnerships extend to mutual exchanges of faculty and students which allows for an increase in the exchange of ideas globally.
Jimma University has a strong presence in the capital city, Addis Ababa, through its collaboration with its affiliate, ABH Services PLC. JU and ABH offer a range of graduate and undergraduate programs including public health (MPH), Monitoring and Evaluation of Public Health Programs) and medicine (MD) through a public- private partnership collaboration.