Addis Ababa University Rankings

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In the World#2175 of 14178
In Africa#26 of 1107
In Ethiopia#1 of 35
In Addis Ababa#1 of 5

Quick Review

Enrollment
45,000
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Website
aau.edu.et
Languages
English

Publications & Citations

Publications
9,126
Citations
217,507

Addis Ababa University majors

by publication count

Medicine
2,872
Biology
1,559
Geography
737
Chemistry
543
Environmental science
514
Geology
469
Computer science
277
Business
267
Materials science
236
Psychology
222
Political science
220
Economics
192
Mathematics
150
Sociology
122
Physics
106
Engineering
89
History
45
Art
10
Philosophy
5

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Geography27714,796
Geology39417,520
Medicine58684,157
Environmental science6409,702
History749228
Political science7711,703
Economics8565,175
Biology93041,145
Business10513,198
Sociology1531732
Psychology15964,110
Chemistry164410,168
Materials science18704,184
Physics2079930
Philosophy21738
Computer science22091,923
Engineering2313739
Mathematics2760634
Art28232

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199070128
199155141
199244140
199356250
199453304
199545337
199665373
199789365
199876489
1999102691
200078747
2001100879
20021351108
2003941389
20041301710
20051552084
20061782775
20072393370
20081954023
20092215052
20102736363
20113367720
20123568821
201342210801
201453113602
201556115428
201655816801
201769320158
201877420736
201989025264
202090829264

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Admissions RequirementsPreparatory Programme certificate, or foreign equivalent
Academic CalendarSeptember to July (September - February; February-July). Also Summer programme (July-August)
Enrollment45,000
Full time employee2,750
Student:staff ratio16:1

Tuition

UndergraduateGraduate
Local students$500$1,750
International students$500$3,750

Addis Ababa University has financial aid programs and on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities+++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences+++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics+++
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine+++
Engineering | IT+++
Maths | Natural Sciences+++
Bachelor's DegreeAnimal Husbandry, Arts and Humanities, Engineering, Medicine, Natural Sciences, Physics, Veterinary Science
Master's DegreeAfrican Languages, Agriculture, Anaesthesiology, Anatomy, Anthropology, Automation and Control Engineering, Biochemistry, Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Biomedicine, Biotechnology, Cardiology, Cell Biology, Chemistry, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Construction Engineering, Earth Sciences, Ecology, Education, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Energy Engineering, Engineering, Engineering Management, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Studies, Food Science, Food Technology, Genetics, Geography, Geological Engineering, Geophysics, History, Hydraulic Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Information Sciences, International Relations, Journalism, Landscape Architecture, Linguistics, Management, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Natural Sciences, Nutrition, Paleontology, Philosophy, Physics, Power Engineering, Psychology, Public Health, Railway Engineering, Road Engineering, Sociology, Telecommunications Engineering, Thermal Engineering, Town Planning, Veterinary Science, Water Management, Zoology
DoctorateAfrican Languages, Agriculture, Anatomy, Anthropology, Biochemistry, Biology, Biomedicine, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Networks, Computer Science, Construction Engineering, Education, Electrical Engineering, Engineering Management, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Management, Food Technology, Genetics, Geological Engineering, History, Hydraulic Engineering, Information Technology, Landscape Architecture, Linguistics, Management, Materials Engineering, Mathematics, Modern Languages, Physics, Political Sciences, Psychology, Public Health, Sociology, Software Engineering, Sports, Statistics, Thermal Engineering, Veterinary Science, Water Science, Zoology

General info

Alternative namesAAU
አዲስ አበባ ዩኒቨርሲቲ
Founded1950
WikipediaAddis Ababa University
AccreditationMinistry of Education
MottoSeek Wisdom, Elevate Your Intellect and Serve Humanity
Colorsred, blue, yellow, white
Academic structureFaculty of Business and Economics
Centre of Research Training and Information for Women Development
Centre for Democratic Training and Research
College of Education
College of Social Sciences
Faculty of Informatics
Institute of Development Research
Affiliations and membershipsAssociation of African Universities (AAU)
African Vertual University (AVU)
Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie (AUF)

Location and Contacts

AddressPO Box 1176
Addis Ababa, Addis Ababa
Ethiopia
City population3,041,000
Phone+251 (11) 123 9800
Fax+251 (11) 123 9729

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