The University is known for its Community Based Education (CBE) philosophy and pioneer higher learning institution in using Community Based Educational philosophy in the country. JU has been practicing the philosophy for almost three decades in its education system; accumulating wealth of experiences, passing through challenges and reaping opportunities.
Jimma University has launched a collaborated graduate program in the fields of Master of Public Health(MPH) and Master of Business Administration (MBA) with Alliance for Better Health (ABH) in January2013.
JU-CASCAPE project colorfully celebrated Farmers’ Day at Banshure kebele, Illubabor Zone, Oromia Regional State on Tuesday October 28, 2014. Project beneficiary Farmers, government officials, stakeholders and Jimma University staffs attended the occasion.
The event participants visited farmers’ maize farms and observed BH661 and 30 G19 (shone) maize varies pilot scaling activities.
The Office of Continuing and Distance Education of Jimma University held its annual meeting on August 2, 2014 in its meeting hall of the main campus in the presence of top management bodies of the University, representatives of different colleges, center coordinators and invited guests.
Jimma University is pleased to announce call for abstracts for the 1st Ethio-Czech international conference on Africa, to be held from 24-25 September 2014 at Jimma University.The grand Theme of the conference is "Developement,Culture and Society in Africa"